Hinge switches

The S400 safety hinge switches monitor the closing state of guards that can rotate, such as protection hoods or flaps. They unite the safety switch and door hinge functions in a single component with appealing design. Available as a second fastening element are passive hinges in the same design. The S410 variants with wide mounting fork are specially suitable for use on delicate glass or plastic components.

Advantages for you

  • High protection against manipulation: Through switching function being encapsulated in the device
  • Easily adjustable switching point: with screwdriver
  • Repeatable setting (switching angle alignment) with skewed or misaligned doors
  • Easy to integrate in safety circuit: All devices can easily be integrated in a safety circuit through positive-opening contacts
  • Flexible connection: via cable or M12 connector
  • Attractive design of machines and systems: The hidden screws on the rear side and the rear-side connection for concealed cable routing provide the possibility of creating machines and systems with attractive design

Technical properties

Type 1 interlock device without guard interlocking in acc. with EN ISO 14119
Metal housing, degrees of protection IP 67 / IP 69K
Actuation by encapsulated position switch inside hinge, high level of protection against manipulation
Positive-opening contacts for integration in a safety circuit
Concealed cable routing thanks to connection on rear side
Maximum opening angle of 180 degrees for the protective device
Adjustable switching point
Model S410 with wide fork dimension for special materials, e.g. glass
Optional additional hinges (without contacts, mechanical function only)

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