Fail-Safe systems technology has long been the domain of corporate, military and governmental organization that demand that highly sensitive, complex, and/or dangerous operations be qualified and confirmed. The danger of triggering these processes accidentally cannot be underestimated.

The R&D team of SAFTZ has made these type of processes available to the general public.

In this effort, SAFTZ has designed several key products. We believe that switches should never be accidentally thrown.

In this walk through, you will see the process and fabrication techniques used by our team to create a working prototype of our commercial product.

Step 1: Collecting Materials and Tools

For this project we used the following tools:

Screwdrivers (Phillips and Standard)
Wire Cutters
X-acto Knife


1"x1" wood for creating border for key switch
Small piece of Plexiglas
light switch with metal shroud
PVC Pipe
Thin Metal Pipe (for using the switch)
2x Lamps
Assorted Wires and Wire Nuts
Various Screws
AWWWWW! guys give his some kind of brake <sub>,you know you would not want to lunch you home built nuclear missile by accident and set off the world in all out war</sub><br/>
Surely you are kidding!?
Surely he is. Note the odd space nuts video.
<em>Very</em> odd.<br/><br/><sub>Or is it!?</sub><br/>
Er... <em>safer?</em><br/><br/>Making it <em>easier</em> to throw the switches makes them safer - you don't have to grope in the dark to find the key, you don't run the risk of walking into a dirty great pipe.<br/><br/>Key-secure switches already exist anyway - they use a slim T-shaped key that costs pennies to produce, rather than an expensive car-key.<br/>

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