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ESGate and ESD switching devices

Safety switching devices

  • Easy installation
  • Can be configured for a wide range of applications
  • High level of safety thanks to tried-and-tested technology

Safety switching devices from the ES family and EsGate

Switching devices from BBC Bircher Smart Access monitor the connected contact mats and safety edges for actuation and interrupts. They are also monitored for a change of the quiescent current. The clear LED and LCD displays show the status of the connected sensors at a glance Since programming is performed at the factory and adjustments are really easy for the user to make, you can rely on getting your switching device started up quickly. Read more about the various different product versions in our comprehensive brochures.

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EsGate 2 / EsGate 3

EsGate switching devices work reliably and are particularly user-friendly, thanks to their illuminated LCD display.

They can be programmed in a variety of ways and, when combined with contact mats or safety edges, are suitable for a wide range of applications. These switching devices too are monitored for quiescent current and reliably evaluate the pulses from the sensors. EsGate 3 is equipped with two fully-fledged channels, has a self-monitoring function and attains performance level e, safety category 3 in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1. 


EsMatix 3

EsMatix 3 has been specifically designed to ensure safety in plants, robots and at automated workstations. It features two signal inputs, making it possible to connect either one sensor or two. Used in conjunction with Bircher safety contact mats or safety edges, EsMatix 3 represents a certified system that satisfies the criteria of performance level PLe with category 3 according to EN ISO 13849-1.

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