Tongue interlock safety switches for hazardous areas fit sliding, hinged or lift-off machine guards and provide a tamper-resistant actuator mechanism, with positively operated switching contacts for operation confirmation. These tongue interlock safety switches are explosion-proof and can be used in hazardous environments or locations.
IDEM hazardous area tongue interlock switches have been developed to satisfy the latest IECEx and ATEX standards, providing explosion-proof switching with the same interlocking fit of general-purpose and harsh-duty interlock switches. These switches are ideal for hazardous locations in various industries including oil, chemical, pharmaceutical, food processing and many others.
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