S293 series

Dead-man foot switches

Dead-man foot switches
Dead-man foot switches
Dead-man foot switches

Schaltbau S293 Series dead-man foot switches feature a high actuating speed, a compact design, and a high service life.

The dead-man foot switches are designed for use under rough operating conditions, e.g. on locomotives and multiple units.


  • Dead-man foot switches with change-over contact
  • Rugged, long-lasting, reliable
  • Snap-action switch S804 or S814
  • High electrical rating due to solid contact bridge
  • Contact material: hard silver or gold alloy
  • High resistance to shock and vibration
  • S814 featuring wiping, self-cleaning contacts

Stock items

S293 S1C fitted with S814 b snap-action switch
S293 S2 fitted with S804 b 40 snap-action switch
S293 S3 fitted with S804 b snap-action switch
S293 S5 fitted with S804 b snap-action switch


Dead-man foot switches ZL293
Switching elementS804 b or S814 b
Rated insulation voltage Ui250 V
Conv. thermal current Ith10 A
Ingress protection rating, IEC 60529IP54
Mechanical endurance> 1 million operating cycles
Temperature range-40 °C ... +85 °C
Actuating forceapprox. 35 N
Weight1.6 kg
StandardsIEC 60077, VDE 0660
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