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  • SKORPION Trapped Key Interlocks

    Available in STAINLESS STEEL 316 or DIE CAST METAL (mirror polished finish)

    Confirming IDEM's position as the UK's largest manufacturer of Machine Safety Switches we present the Skorpion Trapped Key Interlock system to the "Next Generation" of machine safety devices.

    Designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom IDEM's System has been developed to provide extremely robust mechanical coded key safeguarding and interlocking for hazardous machinery and applications.

    Advantages are wide reaching and include: No reduction in integrity due to distance between guard and control system, high mechanical integrity, elimination of electrical wiring to the guards, suitable for SIP and CIP cleaning, factory coded keys virtually impossible to override. Skorpion provides the end user with a cost-effective, quick, safe and reliable guard safety system.

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  • Mechanical Interlock.

    The complete safety interlock answer.

    IDEM offer a diverse range of products covering all aspects of the human-machine interface.

    All of our products are designed and manufactured in the UK to the latest international standards in a purpose-built facility based in the North-West of England. From non-contact safety switches through to some of the most innovative and ground breaking products in the industry, IDEM's range will almost certainly provide a solution for your machine safety application. Let IDEM help you work more safely.

    As a technology company, our Research and Development efforts are focussed on producing the finest products by fostering innovation and ingenuity, whilst maintaining compliance with the latest standards and approvals.

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  • VIPER - the all-new Safety Relays


    Designed and manufactured within the UK, IDEM's new VIPER range of Safety Relays confirms our innovation and ability to deliver to customer requests for added features and maintain our position as the UK's largest machine safety switch manufacturer.

    IDEM's competitively priced VIPER Safety Relays are designed to meet the latest safety standards and offer the end user enhanced LED diagnostics with simplified wiring. Applications are far-reaching and include emergency stop and safety door monitoring providing up to Cat 4/PLe.

    Automatic or Monitored manual reset configured by wiring. All models are available with fixed screw or pluggable terminals. Models in the range include instant and time delayed safety output contacts. Expansion units are also available which increase the number of output contacts.

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  • Idem's Guardian Line range.

    The most comprehensive range of Safety 'Grab Wire' Rope switches in the World.

    Various models cover all applications and industry sectors from Factory Automation to External Mining Applications.

    Can cover conveyors or machinery up to 250m. with just one switch. Housings come in either Die Cast Painted Yellow or Stainless Steel 316 for harsh environments IP67 IP69K.

    The dual head versions can be daisy-chained to protect conveyors or machines many kilometres in length.

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  • Stainless Steel 316 Machine Guard Interlock switches.

    High reliability and long life performance.

    Following IDEM's tradition for pushing design boundaries and creating innovative products, IDEM has launched a comprehensive range of fully Stainless Steel 316 Machine Guard Interlock switches to cope with the rigorous demands of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical environments. IDEM's Stainless Steel 316 Machine Guard Interlock switches protect YOUR personnel and YOUR equipment against application problems such as water, aggressive cleaning agents, chemicals under high pressure and temperature that can form a vicious combination penetrating almost any housing and causing electrical circuits to fail.

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Welcome to IDEM

IDEM's range of Safety Switches provide YOU, OUR customer with modern cost effective Machine Safety solutions.

Our team of designers, with numerous years of expertise in the safety field, continue to design and present new innovative products to the market.

IDEM's range of "Next Generation" products harness higher reliability, the latest features and are manufactured in materials to provide high durability to cope with the continually increasing demands placed on Machine Safety Devices.

What do we do?

  • As a technology company, our Research and Development efforts are focused on producing the finest products by fostering innovation and ingenuity, whilst maintaining compliance with the latest standards and approvals.
  • Our knowledge and expertise developed over many years has resulted in numerous inventions, providing the ideal solutions for the human-machine environment.
  • Our R&D fields include Mechanical, Electronic, and Sensing technology.

Latest news.

  • 10/09/2015 14:23:45 FOODEX 2016 - BIRMINGHAM NEC UK

    April 18-20th will see us return to the NEC in Birmingham for Foodex. Visit us to see our latest products including Skorpion Trapped Key, Viper Safety Relays with added diagnostics and our new Category 4 range of Safety Light Curtains. We look forward to seeing you there! STAND G270

  • 20/02/2015 14:27:06 TRAPPED KEY SYSTEM ANNOUNCED

    Available in Stainless Steel 316 or stunning high mirror polished Die Cast version the range is designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom. For further information please contact us Europe: or if based in the US:

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