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Enabling Switch, Round Pushbutton, Black Silicone Rubber Cover

Idec offers a full line of enabling and grip switches!

An enabling switch allows a machine to operate only when the switch is pressed and held in the middle position (position 2). It will disable the machine when released (position 1) or further pressed (position 3).

Enabling switches from Idec:

  • HE1B - basic switch with 1NO contact
  • HE2B - Redundant (double) switch with DPDT contact and up to 2 push and 2 return monitor contacts
  • HE3B - Rectangular push area switch with DPDT snap action contacts, 16mm panel cut out.
  • HE5B - Round pushbutton type with DPDT snap action contacts, 16mm panel cut out.
  • HE6B - 3-position enabling switch with monitoring contacts - smallest in its class!

Grip switches from Idec:

  • HE1G  - Grip-style with optional built-in e-stop
  • HE2G - Compact grip-style with optional built-in e-stop, also has lighter operating force to ON position
  • HE2G - Compact, grip-style with optional built-in e-stop

Marshall Wolf Automation is your authorized IDEC distributor. You can learn more about IDEC here or search all of our enabling switch here.

More Information
Part Number HE5B-M2PB
Manufacturer IDEC
Product Type Enabling Switch
Pushbutton Type See Spec
Size 16mm
NO/NC See Spec
Illuminated/Non-Illuminated Non-Illuminated
Material See Spec
Product Series HE Series
Voltage See Spec or N/A
Availability Please Contact Us
Weight - lbs. 0.100000
Base Unit of Measure Each
  • Ergonomically-designed OFF-ON-OFF 3-position operation
  • Easy recognition of position 1 -> 2 transition, made possible by snap action switch
  • Sufficient load difference is provided for shifting from position 2 -> 3
  • Light force needed to maintain position 2, so that operators can easily use the enabling switch
  • The switch does not turn ON when being released from position 3 (OFF when pressed) to position 1 (OFF when released) (IEC60204-1,
  • Two contacts are provided for safety
  • IP65 (using the waterproof rubber cover)
  • Mounts in a 16mm (5/8”) round hole
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