What is an emergency switch?
Emergency Stop switches, also known as ‘E-Stop‘, are large push button switches used in cases of emergency. When pressed, it will immediately break the electrical circuit and completely turn off the device. It is commonly used to shut off machinery in an emergency, when it isn’t able to be shut off the using the usual method.
What are the 3 main types of emergency switches?
There are three emergency stop methods that are commonly used. The first method is called push-pull, where the button is pushed to stop and then released by pulling it back. The second method is twist release, which involves pushing the button to stop and then releasing it by twisting it. The third method is key release, where the button is pushed to stop and can only be released by using a key.
What colour is an emergency switch?
Emergency switches are usually the colour red. This is because the colour red symbolises danger or emergency.
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