Leading Manufacturer of Safety Interlock Switches and Machine Guard Safety Switch Devices for Automation and Process Safety

Hinge Interlock Safety Switch (HC-3)

Hingecam Switches are designed to be mounted for interlock position sensing of hinged moving guards. They are easily fitted to the hinged axis of machine guard doors and offers a high degree of anti-tamper.

  • Material: Polyester body and Stainless-Steel Head
  • Fixing: 18mm Mounting Holes
  • Contacts: 2 N/C + 1 N/O
  • Connection: 3 x M16 Conduit
  • Hollow and Solid Shafts Available
  • Actuator rotation for positive opening – 7 degrees 0.5Nm
Part No.Part Description
194001HC-3 M16 2NC 1NO (shaft dia 10mmx80mm)
194002HC-3 QC M12 8way  2NC 1NO (shaft dia 10mmx80mm)
194003HC-3 M16 2NC 1NO (shaft dia 10mmx50mm)
194004HC-3 QC M12 8way  2NC 1NO (shaft dia 10mmx50mm)
194005HC-3 M16 2NC 1NO (shaft dia 8mmx60mm)
194006HC-3 QC M12 8way  2NC 1NO (shaft dia 8mmx60mm)
194007HC-3 M16 2NC 1NO (shaft hollow dia 16mmx30mm)
194008HC-3 QC M12 8way  2NC 1NO (shaft hollow dia 16mmx30mm)

Technical Data
TechnologyHinge Cam
Housing MaterialRed Polyester
Head Material316 Grade Stainless Steel
Contact Configuration2 N/C + 1 N/O
Utilization CategoryAC15 A300 3A
Thermal Current (lth)10A
Overload protection fuse (fuse externally)10A. (FF)
Rated Insulation/Withstand Voltages600VAC/2500VAC
Actuator Rotation for Positive Opening7 degrees 0.5Nm (Type Zb contacts)
Actuator Entry Minimum Radius175mm Standard 100mm Flexible
Maximum Approach Withdrawal Speed 600mm/s
Enclosure ProtectionIP67
Operating Temperature-25 ... +80 °C
Vibration IEC 68-2-6 10-55Hz+1Hz Excursion: 0.35mm, 1 octave/min
Conduit EntryM16
Fixing2 x M4
Pollution Degree3
Short Circuit Overload ProtectionFuse externally 10A (FF)

Safety Classification & Reliability Data
Mechanical Reliability B10d2.5 x 10 6 operations at 100mA load
ISO 13849-1Up to PLe depending upon system architecture
EN62061Up to SIL3 depending upon system architecture
Safety Data – Annual Usage8 cycles per hour/24 hours per day/365 days MTTFd 356 years

Information with regard to UL Standards
Type 1 Enclosures. Use 16 - 12AWG stranded copper insulated conductors rated 90ºC minimum. (75C. ampacity). Terminal tightening torque 7ibs ins (0.8Nm). Intended for same polarity use and one polymeric conduit connection. Not suitable for connection to a rigid metal conduit system. Electrical Rating: Pilot Duty A300 240V. 3A. 6,000 cycles. Maximum ambient temperature 80ºC. HC-SS (Earth bonding terminal inside enclosure if required).