Machine & Operator Safety
AutomationDirect adds Idem safety limit switches to product offering
April 24, 2018 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Apr. 24, 2018 – AutomationDirect says it has added a complete line of limit switches for safety applications to its Safety Products offering.
The distributor describes the Idem safety limit switches as capable of providing positively operated switching contacts to verify the position of machine elements or other moving parts for safety related purposes. A range of housing types are available, and each offers different actuation mechanisms, such as plungers, rollers and levers. HLM series limit switches with heavy-duty zinc aluminum die-cast bodies and LSPS series limit switches with standard-duty plastic bodies have IP67 ratings and 1/2-inch NPT conduit fittings. The HLM-SS series of heavy-duty stainless steel limit switches has an IP69K rating (suitable for high temperature washdown) and 1/2-inch NPT fittings. Meanwhile, LSMM series (die-cast zinc aluminum body) and LSPM series (plastic body) are described as compact-size switches with 2-m pigtails and IP67 ratings suitable for washdown.