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TS-8 Sensing Edges


Tapeswitch™ TS-8 Mini Sensing Edges are designed for limited space applications where pressure sensitive safety edges with end caps are desirable for cosmetic or environmental reasons. The housing material is PVC. The TS-8 being about 25% smaller than the TS-18 and slightly more sensitive. Mounting is by means of snap-in aluminum channel.

The internal switching element in this safety edges is rated for millions of operations across surface. All TS-8 Pressure Sensitive Sensing Edges are supplied with 4-conductor Fail-Safe wiring and are compatible with Tapeswitch™ Safety Interface Modules.

Features & Benefits
• Low profile for limited space applications
• End caps for cosmetic or environmental concerns
• Some over-travel allows compression after activation
• 4-conductor Fail-Safe wiring is standard

Typical Applications
• Pinch protection on machinery edges, and medical tables
• Signaling or personnel protection on machining centers
• General switching applications requiring a large switching surface


Actuation Force: 2.5 lbs (11 N)
Overtravel: 0.10 in. (3mm) after activation
Recommended Voltage & Current: 28 VAC or VDC at 1.0 amps max.
Lead Wiring: 2 x 22/2 AWG, 4-conductor Fail-Safe, 18 in. long
Exterior Housing: PVC
Available Lengths: 6 in. to 16 ft.
Mounting Options: Flat Aluminum channel