Applying pressure to the mat surface creates an electrical cross-wire short between the two separate current-carrying steel plates contained within. The connected safety controller evaluates this short and stops the hazardous movement.
This 8 page catalog contains a brief introduction Safety Pressure mats and the method for calculating safety distances. It also has detailed technical data sheets for:
SMS4 Safety Pressure Mat with available aluminum ramp profile trim
SMS5 Safety Pressure Mat with molded ramp edge
Also included is information for an appropriate Safety Controller.
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