INCH-3 Miniature Tongue Interlock Safety Switch

  • IDEM's INCH-3 Compact Safety Interlock Switch is a member of the same family as the INCH-1 and MK1-SS which has been designed to provide position interlock detection for small moving guards.
  • Having been designed to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift off machine guards they are the perfect switch where space is at a premium and a compact body is a requirement.
  • The rugged Stainless Steel actuator profile of the INCH-3 is designed to match a patented cam mechanism to provide a positively operated not easily defeated interlock mechanism.
  • COMPACT: The compact body with 18mm fixing profile and rotatable head makes the INCH-3 easy to install where space is restricted.
  • The rotatable heads have dual actuator entry positions to give up to 8 different entry positions.
  • STAINLESS STEEL GUIDE: To assist with guard alignment IDEM recommend that you use the Stainless Steel Guide accessory. Please speak with Sales staff for further information.
  • 3 conduit entry points are available to give flexible mounting options.
  • Contact blocks are replaceable and offered with 2NC 1 NO configuration.

 

INCH-1 Miniature Tongue Interlock Safety Switch

  • The INCH-1 Compact Tongue Interlock Safety Switch has been designed to provide position interlock detection for small moving guards.
  • They are designed to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift off machine guards. The narrow width and length of the INCH-1 is perfect for narrow channels where space is at a premium.
  • The rugged Stainless Steel actuator profile is designed to match a patented cam mechanism to provide a positively operated not easily defeated interlock mechanism.
  • COMPACT BODY: The compact body only 25mm wide with 18mm fixing centres and rotatable head makes the INCH-1 easy to install where space is restricted.
  • The rotatable head has dual actuator entry positions to give up to 8 different entry positions.
  • Three types of actuator are available for the INCH-1. Type A: Angled, Type F: Flat and Type PF: Plastic Flexible which is available for tight radius guards.
  • Contact blocks are also available as replacements and are offered with 2NC or 1NC 1NO contacts.
  • STAINLESS STEEL GUIDE:  To assist with guard alignment IDEM recommend that you use the Stainless Steel Guide accessory. Please speak with Sales staff for further information.

 

MK1-SS Miniature Tongue Interlock Safety Switch

  • With a mirror polished Stainless Steel 316 housing the MK1-SS Compact Safety Interlock Switch from IDEM has been designed to provide robust and durable position interlock detection for small moving guards.
  • The compact nature of the MK1-SS enables it to fit to the leading edge of sliding, hinged or lift off machine guards. Ideal for channels or where space is at a premium the MK1-SS fulfills all these requirements.
  • The mirror polished surface finish (RA10) coupled with an IP69K ingress protection rating makes the MK1-SS ideally suited to the food processing and packaging environments.
  • The rugged Stainless Steel actuator profile is designed to match a cam mechanism to provide a positively operated not easily defeatable interlock mechanism.
  • The compact body, 30mm wide with 22mm fixing centres and rotatable head makes the MK1-SS easy to install where space is restricted.
  • The rotatable heads have dual actuator entry positions to give up to 8 different entry positions.
  • A Plastic Flexible Actuator is available for tight radius guards.
  • Contact blocks are offered in a 2NC 1NO configuration and are replaceable.

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