The mining industry over the past 2 decades have adopted machine safety programs with interventions and control technologies to reduce injuries to personnel working near machinery and mobile equipment. Machine safety attempts to address the human interface issues involving the operation and maintenance of the equipment.
Mining companies are also steadily introducing their preferred safety systems across global operations. Because of the individual nature of mines, a one-size-fits-all solution is difficult, so some form of harmonized corporate standards is more likely than product-specific mandates.
IDEM’s extensive range of safety equipment includes products tailored for the mining industry. These include robust safety rope pull switches, stainless steel emergency stops, belt alignment switches, trapped key interlocks all with ATEX versions for underground operations.
For long conveyors, IDEM offers a unique, double head version that can protect up to 125m on each side. This is especially advantageous when trying to reduce the installation time, cost and wiring.
Due to the harsh environments often associated with mining, trapped key solutions are used to provide a robust means of safety. The simple mechanical technology means they are suitable for areas that are prone to shock and vibration. Dual key gate interlocks can be used to release a key and take it inside the hazardous area. This method reduces the likelihood of inadvertent start-ups whilst the operator is inside the guarded area. IDEM’s scorpion trapped key interlocks are designed and manufactured to the highest standard and can accommodate anything from simple to complex systems.
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Belt Alignment Switch DIE CAST HEAVY DUTY 35mm Long Roller
ESL-SS Stainless Steel Emergency Stop (4-Pole)
ESL-SS(P)-Ex Explosion Proof Emergency Stop with Protection Shroud
Explosion Proof Belt Alignment Switch in Die Cast with 35mm Short Roller
GLHD-Ex Guardian Line Explosion Proof Heavy Duty Rope Pull Switch
GLHD: Guardian Line Heavy Duty Rope Pull Safety Switch
GLS-Ex Guardian Line Explosion Proof Standard Duty Rope Pull Switch
GLS: Guardian Line Standard Duty Rope Switch
M-HT-D-L-11 Trapped Key Handle Interlock – Dual Key
M-TS-CB-EX EXPLOSION PROOF Tongue Interlock (Die Cast)
This site features the range of Machine Safety Switches from IDEM Safety Switches as the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of Safety Interlock Switches, Monitoring Devices and Machine Sensors. The site showcases our safety switch innovation and technology with many differing types of switch including Rope Pull Safety Switches, Trapped Key Exchange Systems and Safety Relays.
The range of safety switches includes Coded Magnetic Non Contact Safety Interlock Switches, Magnetic Non Contact Safety Interlock Switches, Mechanical Tongue Safety Interlock Switches, Solenoid Locking Safety Interlock Switches, RFID Coded Safety Interlock Switches, Safety Relays and Safety Sensors all designed here at IDEM Safety Switches. Machine Safety Switches are shown including Guard Switches, Position Switches, Magnetic Switches, Coded Switches, Limit Switches and Belt Alignment Switches.
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Ranges include Kobra, Guardian Line, Hygiemag, Hygiecode, Idemag, Idecode, Euromag, Viper, Skorpion, Python and Z range switches.
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