Emergency Switches

Emergency Switches

Emergency Switches

kill switch, also known as an emergency stop (e-stop) and as an emergency power off (EPO), is a safety mechanism used to shut off machinery in an emergency, when it cannot be shut down in the usual manner. Unlike a normal shut-down switch or shut-down procedure, which shuts down all systems in order and turns off the machine without damage, a kill switch is designed and configured to abort the operation as quickly as possible (even if it damages the equipment) and to be operated simply and quickly (so that even a panicked operator with impaired executive functions or a by-stander can activate it). Kill switches are usually designed to be noticeable, even to an untrained operator or a bystander.

Most kill switches feature a Mollyguard, a removable, protective barrier against accidental activation (e.g. a plastic cover that must be lifted or glass that must be broken). Kill switches are features of mechanisms whose normal operation or foreseeable misuse might cause injury or death; industrial designers include kill switches because damage to or the destruction of the machinery is less important than preventing workplace injuries and deaths

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EMERGENCY BUTTON

EMERGENCY BUTTON White with silver label NO or NC Contact IP40

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1A PUSHBUTTON WHITE C/W 3 LABELS IP40

1A PUSHBUTTON WHITE C/W 3 LABELS IP40 White (incl. 3 x Stick-on labels & mounting screws) NO or NC momentary contact rated at 1A 12VDC IP40

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