For machine builders looking to install a rope switch along or around small machinery, the ER5018 offers compact housing with a maximum rope span of up to 40m and a full range of accessories for easy setup and maintenance. In addition, its heavy-duty and vibration tolerant housing makes it ideal for the most common industrial applications and harsh environments.

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  • Compact size allows this switch to be used on smaller machines with a mounting width of 40 mm (1.57 in.)
  • Contact arrangements of 2 N/C + 1 N/O or 3 N/C
  • IP67 (NEMA 6) enclosure to withstand water washdown cleaning
  • Heavy-duty die-cast housing
  • Integral E-Stop
  • Reset button

Overview

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  • Compact size allows this switch to be used on smaller machines with a mounting width of 40 mm (1.57 in.) and covering rope spans up to 40 m (131 ft.)
  • Tension indicator makes system setup and rope tension maintenance easy
  • Contact arrangements of 2 N/C + 1 N/O or 3 N/C
  • IP67 (NEMA 6) enclosure enables the ER5018 switch to withstand water washdown cleaning
  • Heavy-duty housing—the die-cast housing and stainless steel eye nut makes the ER5018 suitable for demanding industrial applications
  • Integral E-Stop—the optional E­‑stop provides emergency stopping at the extreme end of the installation
  • Reset button—the blue reset button must be pushed in order to return to “machine run” condition following switch actuation by a pulled or slacked rope
  • Vibration tolerant—the snap-acting switch contacts protect against nuisance tripping due to vibration
  • Rubber bellows contain UV inhibitor making the switches suitable for outdoor applications

Operation

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