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Pico Guard Fiber Optic Interlock Switches

  • Uses compact, non-contact fiber optic technology for personnel safety and equipment protection

  • Eliminates electrical wires and expensive electrical wiring, for easy installation

  • Offers choice of 2-, 3- or 4-beam Grids and single-beam Points for perimeter and access guarding

  • Features a variety of interlock switches for doors, guards, gates and covers

  • Offers optical E-stop buttons for complementary protective measures
    to safeguarding devices that detect or prevent inadvertent access to a

  • Includes four optical channels in each controller

  • Available in controller models with optical channel auxiliary outputs and muting

  • Includes two Universal Safety Stop Interface (USSI) inputs for direct connection of multiple safety devices

  • Offers selectable trip or latch output, external device monitoring and auto/manual power-up

  • Needs no alignment and doesn't wear out

  • Meets Category 4 interlocking requirements with one switch per guard, even with multiple switches per optical channel

  • Offers ATEX, FM and CSA certification ratings for use in explosive environment