Safety Interlocks


Product Code: 101187849

The Schmersal AZM161 Series solenoid interlock is a robust machine safety solution designed to ensure secure power locking with an emergency exit and manual release feature. This device offers flexibility with three actuating directions and integrates seamlessly into your safety system with four safety contacts and two auxiliary contacts. It's equipped with screw terminals for reliable connections, both normally open (NO) and normally closed (NC) contact configurations. With a thermal test current of 6 A and a rated control voltage of 24 VAC/DC, it meets utilisation categories AC-15 at 230 VAC, 4 A, and DC-13 at 24 VDC, 2.5 A, ensuring compatibility with various control systems. The AZM161 is engineered for dependable operation in complex machine safety applications.

Technical Specifications

Actuator Type Angle roller lever
Contact Material AgCdO
Degree of Protection IP67
EAN 4030660000000
eCl@ss Number, Version 11.0 27-27-26-92
eCl@ss Number, Version 9.0 27-27-26-03
Enclosure Material Light alloy die-casting
ETIM 6.0 EC002593
ETIM 7.0 EC000030
Gross Weight (g) 595
Maximum Actuating Speed (m/s) 1
Maximum Ambient Temperature (°C) 80
Maximum Cable Cross Section (mm²) 1
Maximum Fuse Rating 6 A gG D-fuse
Maximum Temperature (°C) 60
Minimum Ambient Temperature (°C) -25
Minimum Cable Cross Section (mm²) 0.25
Minimum Mechanical Life 50000 Operations
Minimum Temperature (°C) -25
Net Weight (g) 260
No. of Safety Contacts 4
Rated Impulse Withstand Voltage (kV) 0.8
Rated Insulation Voltage (V) 250
Sensor Height (mm) 178
Sensor Length (mm) 38
Series AZM161
Standards EN IEC 60947-5-1 / EN ISO 13849-1 / EN ISO 14119
Switching Element Opener (NC)
Switching Principle Slow action with staggered contacts
Terminal Type IDC method of termination
Utilisation Category AC-15
Utilisation Category DC-13 24 VDC


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