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What is a "defeater" mechanism on a GS1 IEC disconnect switch?

Published date: 26 May 2020

Issue:
What does the defeater mechanism do? 

Product Line:
UL 98 IEC Disconnect Switches

Environment:
Disconnect Switches

Resolution:
A "defeater" mechanism allows the enclosure door to open with the operator in the on position. It defeats the safety lockout mechanism.


 

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