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Emergency Stop Switch: Regulated Color

FAQ No. FAQ02468

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Question

Is the color of the Emergency Stop Switch regulated?

Answer

The color is regulated by EN 418, ISO 13850, and JIS 9703. A push button switch that is used for emergency situations must be red, and the background must be yellow.

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OMRON also provides emergency stop switches integrated with a control boxes. (A22E Series only.) The colors are as given above. A yellow control box is integrated with an emergency stop switch, a legend plate for EMERGENCY STOP, and a connector cable. This Switch complies with IP65 degree of protection.

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Contact structureModel
SPST-NCA22E-M-01B
SPST-NC/SPST-NOA22E-M-11B
DPST-NCA22E-M-02B