Terminal limit switch, emergency limit switch, one-position spring return

The terminal limit switch FES is a safety switch with forced actuation. It is preferably used as limit switch in the highest or lowest landing of lifts. The return to the initial position is done by a guided compression spring. The limit switch is actuated at the roller lever by fixed operating ramps.


  • with spring return for one-sided actuation
  • right and left version available, conversion possible
  • robust metal enclosure
  • transparent cover for optimal function control
  • actuation direction may easily be changed
  • up to eight contacts in almost any contact arrangement (factory options)
  • large connection area
  • quiet functioning
  • easy adjustment because of many possibilities to position
  • positively driven normally closed contacts

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Technical data

norms EN 81-20, EN 81-50, EN 60947-5-1
switching capacity Ui = 500 V Ith = 6 A Uimp = 4 kV
AC-15: Ue = 230 V Ie = 6 A DC-13: Ue = 200 V Ie = 0.3 A
short-circuit capacity T10 A F 16 A
contact material fine silver
actuation- / return force 0.65 N (stay-put)
connection by slot nut max. 2.5 mm², cable entry 2x M20x1.5
level of protection IP40
ambient air temperature -30 °C up to +80 °C
installation position any
weight 810 g