Does the XY2CH13270 emergency stop rope pull switch comply with Australian standards category 3, safety requirement ?


12 October 2021

Category 3 in the Australian standard is equivalent to the ISO 13849-1 standard about Performance Level of a safety chain solution including our emergency stop rope pull switch XY2CH as the inputs. To reach category 3, you need a redundant architecture with a suitable monitoring unit, like the XPSAF safety relay. The XY2CH13270 is able to reach a PLe, category 4 solution with the appropriate monitoring system.

Attached is a file showing the equivalence of the ISO 13850 standard about the emergency stop function, to the Australian standards.
- the typical solutions for the XY2CED emergency stop rope pull switch, applicable to the other switches like XY2CE, XY2CJ and XY2CH. You can find inside a solution in category 3 PLd according to the ISO 13849-1 standard.

Our XY2C* emergency stop rope pull switches are complying to the following standards (they are NISD compliant in the UL standards)
EN/IEC 60204-1 (for the requirements about emergency stop)
EN/IEC 60947-5-1
EN/IEC 60947-5-5
EN/ISO 13850