deadman switch


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deadman switch

A switch or control that requires continuous pressure by the operator.
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The system includes safety features; it s explosion proof (as per the Canadian electrical code), incorporates easy-to-use emergency stop buttons and controls to be operated with large winter gloves and provides a deadman switch can be used by operators during refueling.
There were also problems with a further automatic closure system, or deadman switch, that should have closed off the preventer if those connections were lost.
The system includes many safety features; it s explosion proof, incorporates easy-to-use emergency stop controls and buttons that can be run with big winter gloves and gives a deadman switch that can be used by operators during refueling.