Safety foot switch

GFS VD IP69 Thermoplastic protective shield Extreme

  • Version with higher degree of protection IP69: suitable for cleaning with 80 °C hot water at 100 bar pressure at a distance of 100 mm from different directions

  • With thermoplastic protective shield

  • 4 contacts

  • NC contact 15-16 A in series with NO contact 23-24 (internal wiring)

  • High level of stability

  • Low pedal height

  • Wiring compartment

Technical data

Applied standards

EN 301 489-1, EN 60947-5-1, GS-ET-15


aluminium die-cast, powder-coated


thermoplastic, glass-fibre reinforced, shockproof, self-extinguishing UL 94 V-0

Protective shield

thermoplastic, glass-fibre reinforced, shockproof, self-extinguishing UL 94 V-0

Degree of protection

IP69 (IEC/EN 60529)

B10d (10 % load)

200 000


max. 20 years


screw connection terminals

Cable cross-section

min. 0.5 mm², max. 2.5 mm² (rigid or flexible with conductor ferrules)

Cable entry

1 x M20 x 1.5

Contact material


Switching system

slow action, positive break NC contacts A

Switching elements

2 NO/2 NC contacts

Actuating force

pressure point approx. 245 N

Utilisation category


Rated impulse withstand voltage Uimp

6 kV

Rated insulation voltage Ui

500 V

Conditional short-circuit current

1100 A

Conventional thermal current Ithe

16 A

Rated operating current/voltage Ie/Ue

16 A/400 VAC

Contact load capacity

max. 400 VAC, max. 16 A (cos φ = 1)

Short-circuit protection

16 A gG/gN fuse

Ambient temperature

–25 °C … +80 °C

Mechanical life

> 100 000 operations




Mounting and wiring instructions – GFS VD / GFSI VD

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