Type of room to be interlocked?
Locking or non-locking system required*?LockingNon-locking*Non-locking system is normal configuration; locking system used where interruption of the laser process is undesirable – eg operating theatres, production processes, long experiments.
Total number of doorways?*
Number of double doorways?*
Number of double-action doors?**Doors which open in both directions
Number of single doorways?*
Are overrides required on the doors?*YesNo*For authorised entry and exit without interrupting the laser
Which type of illuminated sign is required?*One WayTwo WayThree Way*One way, two way or three way – for three way signs it must be possible to detect three distinct states of the laser. If in doubt use the one way signs
Are any emergency stop pushbuttons or breakglasses required?*YesNo*Emergency stop / door release breakglasses are always fitted on locking systems for reasons of emergency access
Which interface(s) to the laser is / are to be used?Available interfaces: external beam shutter, interlock connector operator, interlocked mains supply – all available simultaneously
If interlocked mains supply is to be used what is the max current required? Is this single or three phase?*In particular is it likely to be more than 10 A?
If beam shutters are to be used, what is the output power of the laser(s)?*In particular do any of the lasers exceed 20 W average output?
How many lasers are to be interlocked in this room?
Any special requirements?
Approximate size of room?