Solenoid Locking Safety Switches

A solenoid locking safety switch is an electromagnetic interlock device with guard locking.

The guard-locking pin is held in the locked position by electromagnetic force and released by spring force whereas alternatives lock into position by spring force and release by electromagnetic actuation.

In this article, find out everything you need to know about solenoid door lock safety switches.
solenoid safety switch

Treotham New Zealand has been providing product and component solutions to the industrial automation sector for over 25 years.

Leaders in the industry, our team has local experience and expertise in determining solutions specifically for our New Zealand based customers.

We are the distributor of many international product lines and have an Auckland based warehouse that enables us to deliver a broad range of solutions based on the latest technology quickly to our customers. 

Read about the benefits and features of solenoid locks below to find out if solenoid door lock safety switches are the most appropriate solution for your application. 

About Solenoid Door Lock Safety Switches

Solenoid lock safety switches are designed to protect both processes and people. 

The electromagnetic locking safety component of the solenoid lock safety switches ensures the safety guard is prevented from being opened while a dangerous machine movement is being performed.

The locked position of the guard locking can only be released when the hazardous situation is no longer present.

Solenoid door lock safety switches must only be used in applications where a strict assessment of the accident risk has been conducted as the safety guard can be opened immediately in the event of interruption of the solenoid power supply. 

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We have a wide range of solenoid door lock safety switches from switches suitable for use in hazardous zones 2 and 22 to stainless steel switches suitable for the packaging and food industries that are often exposed to harsh conditions. 

Contact our local team of experts to book your obligation free consultation today to determine the most appropriate solution for your application.


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