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Pilz says ‘safety first’

By Canadian Packaging staff   

Automation Controls/Drives Pilz Automation Safety Canada L.P. Pilz GmbH & Co. KG production line safety PSENrope safety switch

Safe rope pull switch PSENrope provides maximum safety on the production line floor.

Whether on the assembly line or machine: where safety in the production area is concerned, the safe rope pull switches PSENrope from Pilz GmbH & Co. KG are a proven, reliable solution. PSENrope devices switch off functional processes via manual action.

PSENrope provide maximum safety when it matters: the E-STOP function can be triggered at any point along the rope.

Simple and convenient safety solution

  • Simple installation and convenient management;
  • Flexible to use even when protecting large systems;
  • Extremely rugged thanks to robust finish and strong metal or plastic housing;
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use;
  • High level of safety because wiring space physically separated from mechanics;
  • Cost-effective thanks to the combination of emergency stop and pull-to-release.

Features of the rope pull switch

  • Designed for applications up to: PL e of EN ISO 13849-1, SIL CL 3 of EN/IEC 62061;
  • Integrated E-STOP push button;
  • Contracts: 2 NC, 2 NO;
  • Protection type: IP67;
  • Ambient temperature: PSEN rs1.0: -30…+80 C; PSEN rs2.0: -25 …+70 C.

Durable – even under extreme conditions
The safe rope pull switches PSENrope are robust and flexible, making them a proven, reliable solution where safety in the production area is concerned.

As the operating range of rope pull switches is limited only by the length of the rope, even large plants can be safeguarded using PSENrope.

About Pilz
Founded in 1948, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG is family-owned automation technology company in Ostfildern, Germany specializing in sensor technology, motion control, safety relays, programmable safety and control systems, automation systems. In addition to the head office in Germany, Pilz is represented in 40 subsidiaries and branches on all continents, less Antartica and employs over 2,300 people. It maintains it’s Canadian headquarters—Pilz Automation Safety Canada L.P.—in Barrie, Ontario. Company information at


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