New D40Z Compact, Non-Contact Interlock Switch from Omron STI Delivers Category 4 Safety Protection
The D40Z is easily mounted from either side of the device with M4 screws. The switch features a two-color diagnostic LED display that provides eight different status indications to simplify troubleshooting, and help keep machines up and running. Additionally, because the 48 mm x 25 mm D40Z is similar in size to Omron STI's D40A safety category 3 (EN 954-1) safety switch, OEMs can standardize across machine designs, simplifying their bill of materials and speeding machine assembly times in the process.
The D40Z safety interlock switch has a long operating distance of 15mm. This reduces the possibility of nuisance trips due to misalignment or guard door vibration in harsh environments. A non-magnetic actuator ensures that the unit will not attract troublesome metal shavings, making it an ideal safety interlock solution in metal cutting and forming applications, and other harsh industrial environments.