Range of application

Ex Foot switches are mounted on machines and plants in cases where operation by hand is not possible. They are used to start and stop operations and production processes. Depending on the environmental conditions and mechanical duty, different versions of foot switches are used.

Design and operating principle

The Ex GFS and Ex GFSI range foot switches are mounted with a shield to protect against unintentional actuation.

All Ex foot switches are equipped with slow or snap action contacts. They have IP 65 degree of protection.

The foot switches bear the CE mark according to the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU and to ATEX 2014/34/EU.

The Ex foot switches per equipment category 3D bear the CE mark without the number of the notified body and have received a EU declaration of manufacturer conformity.

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