Hardware Safety Interlock

  • Provides safe power distribution with over current protection
  • 8 independent power ouputs
  • Up to 12 different output receptacles including IEC 309s, IEC 320s, and/or NEMA
  • Connects to the External Interface Module or Remote Interface Panel to control
    the state of the power outputs with a key-switch and an emergency stop
    mushroom button
  • Available with a safety relay and redundant power contactors



For Use as a Stand Alone Module or as a Part of
Any Fideris Test System Including Those Used in:

  • Solid oxide fuel cell testing
  • Gas delivery, mixing, blending, and humidification
  • Liquid delivery, mixing, and blending
  • Proton exchange membrane fuel cell testing
  • Direct methanol fuel cell testing
  • Sensor testing
  • Environmental chambers
  • Catalyst testing and evaluation
  • Electrolyzer testing
  • Pressure monitoring systems
  • Process control systems

Specifications

Specifications of the Hardware Safety Interlock Module
8 independent power outputs
Electrical Requirements
120 VAC, 120/208 VAC, 120/240 VAC, 230 VAC, 230/400 VAC, 277/480 VAC
Up to 63 Amps (60 Amps in North America)
50/60 Hz
Front Panel Controls and Displays
Single pole, double pole, or three pole up to 63 Amps (60 Amps in North America)
Matched to customer specified output receptacles
Back Panel Connections
IEC 309: 16/20* Amps and 32/30* Amps available with 3W, 4W, 5W, and 7W; 63/60 Amps with 5W
IEC 320 C-13: 10/13* Amps
IEC 309: 16/20* Amps available with 3W, 4W, 5W, and 7W (NEMA also available)
IEC 309: 16/20* Amps and 32/30* Amps available with 3W, 4W, 5W, and 7W; 63/60* Amps available with 3W, 4W, and 5W
6 Amps
DB9 Female (mating cable included) to External Interface Module or Remote Interface Panel
*Current Rating for North America; 3W: Line, Neutral (N), Protective Earth (PE) or L1, L2, PE;
4W: L1, L2, L3, PE or L1, L2, N, PE; 5W: L1, L2, L3, N, PE; 7W: 6 poles, PE
Physical Characteristics
4U Module: 7.0"; 19" rackmount; 21" deep
22.5 lbs
40F to 100F; 85% RH
Indoors
Front: 4", Back: 6", Sides: 0", Top: 0"

The Hardware Safety Interlock Module makes a great addition to any Fideris® fuel cell test system.  The module's remote switch connection allows user control over the status of the power outputs and the over-current protection ensures only safe power is provided to the test stand.