Watlow® New SERIES LS Safety Limit Meets Strict Safety Requirements
2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Watlow®, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of complete thermal systems, announced that its new safety limit, the SERIES LS, meets stringent safety standards including UL® 1998 and EN 60730, and will shut a system down to prevent damage to equipment or injury to personnel.
The SERIES LS is recommended for any application where control failure could cause the temperature of an application to continue to increase resulting in damage to system equipment, potential fire hazard or large product scrap costs.
“Today’s manufacturers are required to meet tighter and tighter safety standards,” said Mark Lehmann, director of product management. “Watlow works tirelessly to meet our customer’s needs and our new SERIES LS is one of the only electronic limits on the market today that will meet our customer’s UL® and EN requirements.”
The SERIES LS provides increased safety due to the use of a factory fixed set point, a factory fixed hysteresis and the use of redundant temperature sensors to protect against a single-point sensor failure.
The SERIES LS is approved to UL® 1998 and EN 60730 as well as W.E.E.E., CE and RoHS.
Typical applications include equipment in foodservice, medical, packaging and plastics processing and industrial machinery.
Watlow designs and manufactures industrial heaters, temperature sensors, controllers and supporting software as well as assemblies – all of the components of a thermal system. The company partners with its customers to optimize thermal performance, decrease design time and improve efficiency of their products and applications.
Watlow brings its experience to numerous industries, including semiconductor processing, environmental chambers, energy processes, diesel emissions, medical and foodservice equipment.
Since 1922, Watlow has grown in product capability, market experience and global reach. The company holds more than 415 patents and employs 2,000 employees working in nine manufacturing facilities and three technology centers in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Watlow also has sales offices in 16 countries around the world. The company continues to grow, while the commitment remains the same – to provide its customers with superior products and services for their individual needs.
For additional information call your nearest Watlow representative:
Phone: 1+ (800) WATLOW2, 1+ (314) 878-4600
Fax: 1+ (877) 893-1005, 1+ (314) 878-6814