EAO Series 61 E-Stop Compact Adds IP66 for Increased Protection

Additional certification compliance compliments existing IP67 and IP69K ratings


SHELTON, Conn., July 2018 - EAO, the expert partner for innovative, intuitive and reliable Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), announces that its new Series 61 E-Stop Switch Compact has increased its versatility for use in harsh industrial environments by being tested and approved to meet IP66 certification in addition to the existing IP67 and IP69K requirements.

IP66 certification provides protection against powerful water jets. IP67 provides protection against immersion, up to 1 meter in depth, and IP69K provides protection against powerful high temperature water jets.  Therefore, the ability to meet the complimentary protective requirements of each standardized measurement further illustrates the Series 61 E-Stop Compact as the ideal solution for critical functions in hazardous environments especially for space restricted applications.   

Key advantages of the Series 61 Compact E-Stop Switch include:

  • Meets EN ISO 13850, EN 60947-5-1, EN 60947-5-5 and EN IEC 60204 certification
  • Low back panel depth (21.2mm)
  • Up to three switching elements
  • 27mm or 40mm diameter lens
  • Globally recognized complete, single part numbers
  • Optional LED illumination (6-32VDC)

Typical applications for the Series 61 E-Stop include handheld control units, production and plant machinery, construction machinery, agricultural machinery and vehicles and special vehicles.

To learn more about the Series 61 Compact E-Stop Switch visit https://eao.com/61-e-stop.