RP-RM83F Rope Pull Switches


The rugged RP-RM83F series rope pulls made of heavy-duty die-cast aluminum housings and are ideal for indoor or outdoor use.

  • Contacts latch open when rope is pulled or in case of a broken wire; requires manual reset
  • Rated IP67 and NEMA 4, suitable for demanding indoor and outdoor industrial environments
  • Designed for quick, easy rope adjustment
  • Rope spans up to 75 m (245'), depending on model
  • Both safety contacts are closed with normal rope tension, and open when the rope is pulled, if it breaks, or if tension is reduced
  • Both monitoring contacts operate opposite the safety contacts, for monitoring by another device
  • Additional Aux. 24V solid-state PNP output on some models provides remote rope tension monitoring
  • Tension indicator window indicates proper rope tension for operation or safety contacts latched open

Product Specifications

Contact Rating10A @ 24V ac, 10A @ 110V ac, 6A @ 230V ac

6A @ 24V dc

2.5 kV max. transient tolerance

NEMA A300 P300
Monitoring Solid-State Output RatingRated operational voltage:Rated operational voltage
Rated operational current:Ie = 50 mA
Utilization category:DC13
Protected against reverse polarity and short circuit.:
European RatingUtilization categories: AC15 and DC13

Ui = 500V ac

Ith = 10A

Rated surge capacity: 2.5 kV
Contact MaterialSilver-nickel alloy
Maximum Switching Speed20 operations per minute
Recommended Rope SizeAccommodates rope sizes 2 to 5 mm diameter steel rope; select rope diameter based on switch model and rope length 75 m models:recommended 2 to 5 mm dia.
38 m models:recommended 2 to 5 mm dia.
Maximum Rope Pull Length75 m (245') or 37.5' (123'), depending on model
Short Circuit Protection10 amp Slow Blow, 15 amp Fast Blow. Recommended external fusing or overload protection.
Mechanical Life100,000 operations
Wire ConnectionsScrew terminals with pressure plates accept the following wire sizes – Stranded and solid:20 AWG (0.5 mm sq.) to 16 AWG (1.5 mm sq.) for one wire
Stranded:20 AWG (0.5 mm sq.) to 18 AWG (1.0 mm sq.) for two wires
Cable EntryM20 x 1.5 threaded entrance. Adapter supplied to convert M20 x 1.5 to ½
ConstructionDie-cast aluminum housing; zinc die-cast actuator
Environmental RatingNEMA 4, IEC IP67 per IEC/EN 60529
Operating ConditionsTemperature: -30° to +80° C (-34° to +176° F)
WeightRP-RM83F-..LT and -..LTE:1 Kg (2.1 lbs.)
RP-RM83F-..LR and -..LRE:0.77 Kg (1.6 lbs.)
Product Performance StandardsDIN EN 60947-1, DIN EN 60947-5-1, DIN EN 60947-5-5, IEC 60947-1, IEC 60947-5-1, IEC 60947-5-5, ISO 13850
CertificationsCE, CSA


Data Sheets

Document Name Part Number File Size Download
1. RP-RM83F-.. Heavy-Duty Rope Pulls 141245 Download

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