Protect yourself and your robotic equipment with Robot Emergency Stop System



Emergency Stop Systems are a manually operated Emergency stop or E-Stop is a device or system to stop and interrupt system power for shutting down an operating system and / or vehicle-system electronics.  (Stopping activity

Note:

You as the end user or OEM, must insure the proper operation, maintenance, instruction and configuration.  Placing the emergency control shutoff switch in a poor location will yield poor results.  An emergency switch that is not actuated (pressed) in an emergency is uselessThe purchaser and end users assume full responsibility and liability for the safe usage and operation of the emergency switch.  For example, if your system doubles its power capability, the RESS must be updated also.

Robot Emergency Stop Switch Basics

A basic circuit. Power and a load.

Robot Emergency Stop Switch Basics

A basic circuit. Alternating Current (AC) Power and a load.

Robot Emergency Stop Switch Basics

A basic circuit. Direct Current (DC) Power and a load.

Robot Emergency Stop Switch Basics

We can expand this cicuit to make it safe, by adding a fuse. This prevents a fault or short or excessive load power from damaging the system, its components and wires.

Robot Emergency Stop Switch Basics

We can expand this cicuit some more by adding a switch to turn it on or off.

Robot Emergency Stop Switch Basics

We can make this cicuit more user friendly by using an Emergency Stop switch to turn it on or off.   This typically is a large, color coded push button switch that locks in the "Off" position.  The basic idea is a large, visable switch you have actuate in an emergency, and know the switch will remain off until its manually reset.

Show a sloppy implementation – wires twisted on, sloppy, house light switch, twisted wires with tape, bad wires, poor labels, sloppily written)

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