- February 20, 2015
- Rotork PLC
February 20, 2015 - Rotork releases Soldo Easy Switch hazardous area limit switchbox for manual valves. It has minimal moving parts and magnetic switching technology for long-term reliability in the most demanding applications and hostile environments.
Available with a rugged polyster powder coated copper-free aluminium or 316L stainless steel housing, the Easy Switch design is adaptable to suit all manual valve types. Environmentally sealed to IP67 or IP68, the switchbox is ATEX and IECEx certified with optional SIL 2 approval.
The easy to mount magnetic target, featuring a durable glass reinforced magnetic holder, operates two magnetic sensors to provide precise electronic position feedback to the control room. A choice of hermetically sealed proximity switch options offer dependable performance for a wide range of power ratings at ambient temperatures ranging between -60°C and +105°C
The ‘O’ ring sealed, threaded lid is designed for easy removal by hand and provides straightforward access to the wiring terminal block, whilst the option of a second conduit entry adds versatility to wiring configurations.
The Easy Switch is the latest addition to the established range of Soldo products designed to link the control room with process valves. Soldo has many years of technical expertise enabling the company to provide complete solutions for specialised applications, from product concept design and development through to the manufacture of finished products.
For nearly sixty years, engineers have relied upon Rotork for innovative and dependable flow control solutions. Rotork products and services are helping companies in the oil & gas, water and waste water, power, marine, mining, food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries around the world to improve efficiency, assure safety and protect the environment.