Safety Switch TZ

Euchner Safety Switch TZ

Safety Switch TZ

The safety switch TZ has magnetic guard locking with additional interlocking monitoring system. Consequently, the position of the door and the solenoid can be monitored by the higher-level control system. Series TZ safety switches are switches of type 2. They differ in the locking method, solenoid operating voltage, actuating head, switching contacts used, as well as the connection.


  • Auxiliary release from the front
  • Optionally with escape release
  • LEDs for function display
  • Connection via cable entry or plug connector
  • Max. 8 switching contacts permit flexible wiring




The safety switch TZ is an electromechanical device designed to ensure the safety of personnel and machinery in industrial environments. Manufactured by Euchner, it offers guard locking and guard lock monitoring features, making it a reliable and robust solution for safeguarding various types of machinery and equipment.
The safety switch TZ is equipped with a rugged metal housing that provides durability and protection against harsh operating conditions. It is designed to be mounted on doors, gates, or other access points, allowing for easy integration into existing safety systems. The switch is available in different sizes and configurations to accommodate various installation requirements.
One of the key features of the safety switch TZ is its guard locking mechanism. This mechanism securely locks the guard or door in place, preventing unauthorized access to hazardous areas during machine operation. The guard lock ensures that the guard remains locked until the machine has completely stopped, minimizing the risk of accidents or injuries.
Furthermore, the safety switch TZ incorporates guard lock monitoring, which continuously monitors the status of the guard lock. This monitoring system provides feedback on the status of the guard lock, ensuring that it remains engaged and functional. In the event of any faults or tampering, the switch can send signals to the machine's control system, triggering appropriate safety measures or shutting down the machinery altogether.
The safety switch TZ also features a highly visible LED indicator, allowing for quick and easy visual status verification. This visual feedback provides operators with clear information on the state of the safety switch, helping them to ensure that the machine is safe to operate.

Specification Description
Product Name Safety Switch TZ
Manufacturer Euchner
Product Type Electromechanical Safety Switch
Guard Locking Yes
Guard Lock Monitoring Yes
Actuator Type Mechanical actuator (tongue or key)
Operating Principle The switch uses a mechanical actuator (tongue or key) that interacts with the guard or door, enabling or disabling the power supply to the machine or equipment. It includes guard locking and guard lock monitoring features for enhanced safety.
Contact Configuration 2NC + 1NO (2 Normally Closed Contacts + 1 Normally Open Contact)
Switching Voltage Up to 230 V AC/DC
Rated Current Up to 6 A
IP Rating IP67 (Ingress Protection)
Housing Material Thermoplastic
Operating Temperature -25°C to +70°C (-13°F to +158°F)
Approvals and Certifications - CE (Conformité Européene)
- cULus (Underwriters Laboratories, Canadian Standards Association)
- TÜV Rheinland (GS Mark)
- EAC (Eurasian Conformity)
- CCC (China Compulsory Certification)
- SIL 3 (Safety Integrity Level 3)
Mounting Options - Fixing by M6 screws
- Mounting holes for M6 threaded bushes
- Compatible with Euchner's mounting brackets and accessories
Dimensions - Length: 92 mm
- Width: 36 mm
- Height: 30 mm
Weight Approximately 100 g
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