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IDEC

IDEC are a major Japanese manufacturer of automation and safety equipment with headquarters in Osaka, Japan. Founded in 1945, IDEC have a reputation for creating the highest quality products that incorporate safety and energy saving technology and are continually improving thanks to IDEC’s team of research and development specialists.

IDEC provides a wide range of products and services focussing on control and safety technologies such as programmable controllers, general and smart relays, switches, terminal blocks, safety interlocks, E-stops and safety laser scanners. With more and more machines becoming fully automated IDEC is dedicated to tackling these challenges by creating innovative solutions to maintain high safety standards whilst lowing energy consumption in automated systems. Whilst celebrating their 70th anniversary IDEC purchased APEM group further increasing their product range and expertise within multiple markets.

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A Series

A Series

The A series of pushbuttons and pilot lights from IDEC are available in 4 styles the A1, A2, A6 and A8. The A series is designed to be a fully complementary system incorporating aesthetically similar pushbuttons, illuminated pushbuttons and pilot lights. The A6 style also includes selector switches with a choice of a control knob or for additional security a removable key actuator.

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Enabling Switches and Grips

Enabling Switches and Grips

IDEC enabling switches are all based around the “live man switch” design offering an off-on-off switch. These are perfect for teach pendants and enabling systems where a system can be shut down by either releasing the switch or by pressing the switch more strongly in an emergency situation.

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HS5D Series

HS5D Series

The HS5D series of interlock switches from IDEC are type 2 low level coded switches available with 3 contacts incorporating dual enabling contacts and a monitor contact. Offering a higher amperage of up to 10A and designed with a double insulated structure thereby eliminating the need for grounding the HS5D stands apart from other interlocks of a similar size.

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HS6B & HS6E Series

HS6B & HS6E Series

The HS6B and HS6E series of subminiature interlock switches from IDEC are compact space-saving interlocks with pre-wired angled connection cables to help reduce the size, increase mounting options and minimize wiring time while helping prevent wiring mistakes.

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HS1L Series

HS1L Series

The HS1L series of interlock switches from IDEC are type 2 low level coded switches available with up to 6 contacts allowing door open, closed and locked status monitoring. The HS1L series is available in spring lock or solenoid lock variations and offers a locking force of 3000N.

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HS7A Series

HS7A Series

The HS7A series of non-contact interlock switches from IDEC can achieve category 3 or category 4 compliance when paired with the IDEC HR1S safety module. The HS7A series has the ability to connect up to 36 units together with category 3 been achieved when connecting two or more interlock switches to a single input. Alternatively, category 4 can be achieved by connecting a single non-contact interlock switch to a single input.

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HW Series

HW Series

The HW Series from IDEC are an aesthetically similar line up of pushbuttons, illuminated pushbuttons, pilot lights, selector switches, mono-lever switches and dual pushbuttons. The selector switches in the HW series are also available with or without illuminated actuators or for more security via the use of key operation.

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HS5L Series

HS5L Series

The HS5L series of interlock switches from IDEC are type 2 low level coded switches available with 2 or 4 contacts. The HS5L series is available in spring lock or solenoid lock variations and offer a locking force of 1400N.

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HS5E-K Series

HS5E-K Series

The HS5E-K series of interlock switches from IDEC are type 2 low level coded switches offering a locking strength of 1400N.  The HS5E-K has been designed with a high-security pin tumbler key giving a choice of sixteen types of key numbers for superior safety protection.

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HS1T Series

HS1T Series

The HS1T series of interlock switches from IDEC are type 2 low level coded switches available with 2 or 4 contacts. By incorporating modern solenoid technology, the HS1T series offers the industry’s smallest body for an interlock with a locking force of 5000N.

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