Thank you for your interest in our Safety Newsletter.

The Gatekeeper is a free newsletter that is distributed via e-mail, several times a year. The newsletter features safety related articles, Schmersal product information, upcoming events, Ask The Expert, and more.

Please fill in the information in the fields below to subscribe to our newsletter.

Important: please activate your subscription!
After you have submitted the required information below, we will send an e-mail containing your activation link to the e-mail address that you have indicated. You will only be registered in our mailing database after you have confirmed your subscription by clicking the activation link.

Data Protection and Privacy Policy Statement

Schmersal commits to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information and to upholding data protection principles in accordance with the Data Protection Act. The term “personal information” comprises all information which allows or facilitates the identification of any individual. Personal data will be processed in accordance with the rights of the data subjects under this Act. We will hold on our database only such details, submitted by you, as are required to realise and accomplish the mailing of the Schmersal Newsletter. We will not sell or otherwise pass on your personal data to any third party or use your data for any purpose other than set out in the above section.


Here you can find back issues of our newsletter, The Gatekeeper.

August 2017 (pdf)
Topics: Efficient Safety
Whitepaper: Efficient Safety
Catalog: New GK-1 (12th Ed)

June 2017 (pdf)
Topics: National Safety Month
Whitepaper: FSMA: Equipment & Control Designs
Webinar: Safety Distances

November 2016 (pdf)
Topics: Fault Masking
Whitepaper: Fault Masking
Webinar: Understanding Machine Safety Functionality

August 2016 (pdf)
Topics: Safe Speed and Standstill
TESK Hinge Switch
Whitepaper: Machine Guarding and Lock Out / Tag Out

April 2016 (pdf)
Topics: Safety Controllers
Webinar: Tamper Resistance and Fault Masking

January 2016 (pdf)
Topics: New Innovations
Webinar: LO/TO vs Machine Guarding

September 2015 (pdf)
Topics: AS-Interface
New GK-C Brochure

July 2015 (html)
Topics: Safety Training
Webinar, Application finder

February 2015 (html)
Topics: Safe Switching
Webinar, Tradeshow

September 2014 (html)
Topics: RFID Integrated into Safety
Webinar, RFID Products
Whitepaper - Interlock Design

June 2014 (html)
Topics: Industry Solutions
Machine Safety In Europe Book

March 2014 (html)
Topics: Emergency Cable Pulls
Webinar, New GK-1

November 2013 (html)
Topics: Robotics safety
Survey, Tech Brief

September 2013 (html)
Topics: Packaging safety
Pack Expo 2013

June 2013 (html)
Topics: IP Ratings - IP69K
IP69K rated products

October 2012 (html)
Topics: Safety Light Curtains
Innovation- SLC440

June 2012 (html)
Topics: Safety Controllers
Catalog- GK-2 Guide
Innovation- BNS40S

February 2012 (html)
Topics: Safety Education
Webinars / Seminars / Video

January 2012 (html)
Topics: Pulse Echo Technology
Innovation- RFID Technology

August 2011 (html)
Topics: New Website
Innovation- Double Reset
Literature- MRL News Book

May 2011 (html)
Topics: Control Devices
Innovation- BNS36 Sensor

Spring 2010 (pdf)
Topics: Safe Speed Control
Safety Controllers

Fall 2009 (pdf)
Topics: IP Ratings - IP69K
IP69K rated products

May 2009 (pdf)
Topics: EN ISO 13849-1
New Safety Light Curtains

Please Note: The above newsletters are posted for archival purposes. The newsletters contain links that may no longer be functioning and will not be updated. Also, they contain dated material and may present information on products that may have subsequently become discontinued.