Position Switches Series 8070

Position Switches Series 8070

Series 8070

  • Enclosures of type of protection "increased safety"
  • Dimensions and characteristic values according to EN 50041
  • Replaceable contact in flameproof enclosure
  • Positive opening contacts
  • Category 1 safety position switch with a variable system of actuators
  • All inserts may be displaced by 4 x 90°
  • Contacts with:
    • Snap-action contact
    • Slow-action contact
    • Make before break slow-action contact
  • Possible as version with unconnected cable end

Position switches are used to monitor the position of moving parts of machines and systems.

They can be used in safety circuits as the device satisfies the standard EN 60947-5-1 (VDE 0660 Part 200) and the normally closed contacts are positive opening contacts.

The switching element and the actuating element of category 1 safety switches form a constructional and functional unit.

As a result of the galvanic isolation of the moving contacts, the position switch is suitable for switching various potentials.

Zone 0 1 2 20 21 22
For use in x x x x

Data sheets

Document Size Language
Data sheet 1,31 MB English
Data sheet 1,03 MB German
Data sheet 426 kB Spanish
Data sheet 427 kB French
Data sheet 723 kB Russian

Operating Instructions

Document Size Language
Operation Instructions 1,05 MB English
Operation Instructions 2,53 MB English/German
Operation Instructions 1,05 MB German
Operation Instructions 1,04 MB Spanish
Operation Instructions 1,05 MB French
Operation Instructions 1,09 MB Russian
Operation Instructions 1,04 MB Italian
Operation Instructions 930 kB Portuguese
Mounting Instructions 168 kB English/German/French


Type Certificate No. Document-Type Language Cer. Body Country/ Region
8070 8070601020 EU Declaration of Conformity deenfr - European Union (ATEX)
8070 LR9948014 Ex Certificate en CSA Canada
8070 IECEXPTB060092 Ex Certificate en PTB IECEx
8070 PTB01ATEX1053 Ex Certificate deen PTB European Union (ATEX)
8070 TS_RU_S-DEGB04B00101 Ex Certificate ru STV Eurasian Customs Union (EAC)


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