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

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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AP & UP Series – Reflector LED Indicators

The AP and UP series of reflector LED indicators from IDEC are front panel mounted indicators with threaded housing that is designed for panel cut outs of 6mm, 7mm, 8mm, 9mm, 10mm, 12mm and 16mm. Available in a choice of reflector or flat style circular hoods or square/rectangle hoods with the AP series only and in the following colours….

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DF Series – Relay Sockets

The DF series of relay sockets from IDEC are for use with the RU series of relays and GT5Y series of timers. Designed for DIN rail mounting with similar dimensions to the SJ series of DIN rail sockets allows for easy wiring with screw style terminations. The sockets have dual hold down springs for holding relays and timers and can use the same marking plates as those on the RU series of relays.

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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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GT3 Series – Multi-Function Timers

The GT3 series of multi-function timers from IDEC come in a wide variety of options including off delay, Star-Delta and twin timer models. Designed for universal AC power voltages between 100 and 240VAC with a solid-state CMOS circuit to ensure the highest possible accuracy.

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GT5P Series – Miniature Electronic Timers

The GT5P series of miniature electronic timers from IDEC are offered with a choice of three operating modes ON delay, Cycle and One Shot. Designed for universal AC power voltages between 100 and 240VAC with a miniature size of 36mm (h) by 29mm (w) and 74mm (d).

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GT5Y Series – Miniature Electronic Timers

The GT5Y series of miniature electronic timers from IDEC are offered with a choice of three operating modes ON delay, Interval ON and Cycle. Designed for universal AC power voltages between 100 and 240VAC with a miniature size of 27.5mm (h) by 21mm (w) and 58.6mm (d).

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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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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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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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