Grab Wire Switches

Grab wire switches, or rope pull switches, are a type of emergency stop switch that is hung by a cable around a piece of machinery. They are operated by pulling on the cable, which isolates the circuit connecting the machinery, stopping whatever hazardous action is occurring. They are usually equipped with a reset knob, so that the equipment can only be restarted deliberately.

What are grab wire switches used for?

Grab wire switches are especially helpful when an emergency stop function is needed for an awkwardly-shaped piece of equipment, such as a conveyor. Because they are attached via a cable, they can also be used over a long distance, so any worker along the line may stop the equipment. They switch itself can also equipped with an emergency stop button, which provides another method of stopping the machinery.

Types of grab wire switches

Though all grab wire switches operate in broadly the same way, they differ in the length of cable they can accommodate, their maximum current and voltage, and the material they are made from. Some stainless steel switches, for example, may be used in areas where there are hygiene requirements.


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Description Price Range Series Reset Button Pole Configuration Indicator Type Normal State Configuration Mounting Orientation Maximum Rope Span Maximum Current Maximum AC Voltage Maximum DC Voltage Housing Material Number of Cable Entries Conduit Entry
RS Stock No. 226-3180
Mfr. Part No.440E-L13042
£92.60
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LIFELINE 4 440E Yes 4P - 3NC/NO Straight 75m 2 A dc, 4 A ac 600V 24V Die Cast Alloy 3 M20
RS Stock No. 792-3115
Mfr. Part No.440E-L13137
£92.60
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LIFELINE 4 440E Yes 4P - 2NC/2NO Straight 75m - 600V 24V Die Cast Alloy 3 M20
RS Stock No. 427-1155
Mfr. Part No.440E-D13118
£62.70
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LIFELINE 4 440E Yes - - 2NO/2NC Straight 30m 2 A dc, 4 A ac 600V 24V Die Cast Zinc Alloy - -
RS Stock No. 627-3557
Mfr. Part No.440E-L22BNSM
£185.00
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Lifeline 4 440E Yes - - 2NO/2NC Straight 75m 2 A dc, 4 A ac 600V 24V Stainless Steel - -
RS Stock No. 742-3823
Mfr. Part No.XY2CH13250H29
£110.00
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Preventa XY2-CH Yes DP - NO/NC Straight 15m 3 A ac, 270 mA dc 240V 250V - 3 M20 x 1.5
RS Stock No. 742-3829
Mfr. Part No.XY2CE1A296
£148.00
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Preventa XY2-CE Yes 4P - 2NO/2NC Right Side 50m 3 A ac, 270 mA dc 240V 250V - 3 PG13.5
RS Stock No. 427-1161
Mfr. Part No.440E-D13112
£62.70
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LIFELINE 4 440E Yes - - NO/3NC Straight 30m 2 A dc, 4 A ac 600V 24V Die Cast Zinc Alloy - -
RS Stock No. 443-8061
Mfr. Part No.440E-L13153
£127.00
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LIFELINE 4 440E Yes 4P - 2NC/2NO Straight 125m 2 A dc, 4 A ac 600V 24V Die Cast Alloy 3 M20
RS Stock No. 609-1939
Mfr. Part No.XY2CH13270
£112.00
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Preventa XY2-CH Yes - - 2NC Straight 15m 3 A ac, 270 mA dc 240V 250V - 1 PG13.5
RS Stock No. 741-8672
Mfr. Part No.ZQ 700-02
BrandSchmersal
£87.57
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- ZQ700 Yes DP - 2NC Straight 10m 4 A 230V 24V Thermoplastic 1 -
RS Stock No. 610-0257
Mfr. Part No.XY2CE2A250
£224.00
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Preventa XY2-CE Yes - - NO/NC Left Side 50m 3 A ac, 270 mA dc 240V 250V - 1 PG13.5
RS Stock No. 198-7374
Mfr. Part No.GWN1
£150.19
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- GWN Yes 3P - NO/2NC Straight 50m 6 A 415V 24V Die Cast Aluminium - M20
RS Stock No. 814-8093
Mfr. Part No.XY2CH13150H7
£125.55
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Preventa XY2-CH Yes - - NO/NC Straight 15m 10 A 300V - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 443-8077
Mfr. Part No.440E-L13147
£121.00
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LIFELINE 4 440E Yes 4P - 4NC Straight 125m 5 A 600V 24V Die Cast Alloy 3 M20
RS Stock No. 245-1501
Mfr. Part No.440E-H13046
£287.00
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LIFELINE 4 440E Yes - - NO/NC Straight 2m 6 A ac, 7 A dc 600V 250V Brass, Stainless Steel - -
RS Stock No. 742-3924
Mfr. Part No.XY2CH13270H29
£110.00
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Preventa XY2-CH Yes DP - 2NC Straight 15m 3 A ac, 270 mA dc 240V 250V - 3 M20 x 1.5
RS Stock No. 178-005
Mfr. Part No.XY2CE2A296
£145.00
Each
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Preventa XY2-CE Yes - - 2NO/2NC Right Side 50m 10 A 300V - - - -
RS Stock No. 757-9106
Mfr. Part No.ER5018-021ME
BrandOmron
£124.50
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- ER Yes - - NO/2NC Straight 40m 3 A 240V 24V Die Cast Aluminium 3 M20 x 3
RS Stock No. 741-8675
Mfr. Part No.ZQ 700-11
BrandSchmersal
£87.57
Each
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- ZQ700 Yes DP - NO/3NC Straight 10m 4 A 230V 24V Thermoplastic 1 -
RS Stock No. 757-9102
Mfr. Part No.ER5018-021M
BrandOmron
£111.40
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- ER Yes - - NO/2NC Straight 40m 3 A 240V 24V Die Cast Aluminium 3 M20 x 3
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