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how do I install an e stop button switch in a box? Answered

what parts go where?

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mpilchfamily
mpilchfamily

6 years ago

The button go on the main power going into your equipment. Cut the live wire and connect it to the button. The button should have at least 2 contacts to connect the wires.

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richard.rozzi.3
richard.rozzi.3

Answer 6 years ago

Oh yes I knew that, it was how to mechanically put it into a box enclosure that I didn't see, but I got it now it's done. Thanks you all for comments.

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iceng
iceng

6 years ago

Usually Emergency stop button a Red Normally_Closed Push Switch is wired in series with the main contactor (relay) coil of stuff that can kill or dismember you.

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iceng
iceng

Answer 6 years ago

Example circuit

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