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Switches and Proximity Systems

Switches and Proximity

Switches and Proximity Systems – Value and Safety!

Ideal for any domestic, commercial or industrial environments.

Ellard can supply photocells, proximity systems, plus many compatible accessories.  We can even customise your solution!

  • Description

    Switches and Proximity

    Switches and Proximity Systems consist of the following:


    Keyswitch with European Cylinder
    • Die cast aluminium frame
    • Inner seal to ensure maximum tightness of the container
    • Available in recessed, wall mounted and pillar version
    • Pillar version compatible with GARDO
    • Possibility to manage multiple switches with the same lock

    Switches and Proximity Systems

    Sirmo Digit

    Wireless Digital Keypad
    • Ensure security using an 1-8 digit combination
    • program up to 9 channels
    • Wall mounted or pillar versions (Pillar version compatible with GARDO)
    • Rolling code version available
    • Wired version available
    • Backlit

    Switches and Proximity Systems


    Radio proximity system (Read only)
    • No wiring required
    • Wall mounted and pillar version  (Pillar version compatible with GARDO)
    • Visual signalling (LED) and audio internal buzzer
    • Up to 400 stored access keys

    Switches and Proximity Systems


    Proximity Systems (Read and Write Keys)
    • Used in applications where keys or passes need to be customised
    • Can be interfaced with decoders
    • Wall mounted and pillar version  (Pillar version compatible with GARDO)
    • Visual signalling (LED) and audio internal buzzer

    Switches and Proximity Systems

    For further information  regarding switches and proximity systems or any gate drives and controls or to place orders contact our helpful sales engineers
  • Technical Specification

    Switches Technical Specification

    Voltage Resistive current (inductive) Cos fi Protection Temperature Contamination (working enviroment) Nominal pulse tention Minimum nr of cycles PTI Resistance to the wire test
    SIRMO-I = 250VAC 5(2)A 0,4 ÷ 1 IP44 - 20 ÷ + 40 °C 2 2,5KV 50000 175 2
    SIRMO-E = 50VAC                  
    SIRMO-G = 50VAC                  
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  • FAQs

    • What is the Fire Rating for an Ellard Roller shutter?

      It is the roller shutter that is fire rated rather than the Ellard motor. Therefore you would have to refer back to whom you bought the roller shutter from

    • What industrial door motors do you sell?

      Here at Ellard ltd we specialise in supplying industrial door motors and supply a comprehensive range of motor types and models. This includes, direct drive, flange, sectional, garage door and tubular motors. Our selection is vast, so for a comprehensive list of our products and specifications you can visit our dedicated pages or get in touch with our expert team.

    • Do your traffic barriers have obstacle detection?

      Yes, our Nubia traffic barrier has built in intelligent controllers which offer obstacle detection and built in lights to make them easy to see in the dark or in bad weather.

    • What are the benefits of direct drive motors?

      Direct drive motors remove the need to use an elaborate system of cogs. This means that the full power of the motor goes straight into the pulling mechanism, making it an extremely efficient motor. Without the extra mechanisms, it also has a very low sound output comparatively to other methods.

    • Why should I use a fire motor as part of my fire safety plan?

      Fire motors are often connected to your fire detection system and activate if fire is detected on your premises. They quickly and efficiently close helping to contain the fire and keep your employees/customers safe from the dangerous area. Government legislation requires that all fire doors must have an automatic function and all Ellard fire motors comply with the latest rules and regulations. All motors can be set to a Smoke Curtain mode, and our new Fire Door Control Panel has a panic circuit function to guarantee a means of escape.This allows you to re-open the shutter 3/4 then immediately re-close when fire alarm is still active.

    • Can I link specific access controls to my gate automation system?

      Yes, our gate automation systems can be linked to keypads, switches, intercom systems and key switches, dependant on your specifications or security requirements. Take a look at the range of controls and accessories available for gate automation.

    • Can I add extra features to my sectional door drives?

      Yes, we ensure that your sectional doors have easy wiring to add safety and access accessories.

    • What are the main applications for high speed motors?

      High speed motors are used for a wide range of purposes and can increase the efficiency of companies when time is of importance. Beverage, food, car and chemical factories often use high speed motors both to increase productivity and provide a security barrier. They can also be interlocked to create a airlock function

    • What size strips do you supply your sliding door gear track?

      Our track sections are cold rolled and in standard lengths of 2,000, 2,500 and 3,000mm and can be used for both side or top fixing. If you would like to learn more about our sliding door gear then please get in touch with our team.

    • Which motors are most commonly used for shutters and garage doors?

      Tubular motors are the most common place motor for roller garage doors and shutters. They provide a durable, fast and quiet solution for both light and heavy applications. Tubular motors can be plugged into the mains through our easy fit panel to give you low voltage at the key switch or are backed up with battery power. Additionally, we provide garage door automation for sectional and balanced doors.

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