WIRELESS E-STOP

Remote Emergency Stop Button for Any Machine

Keep Safety in the Palm of Your Hand

In an emergency, every second counts. FORT’s Wireless E-Stop saves you valuable time when it matters most. The handheld remote stop button can shut down any machine system from a safe distance. When fixed emergency stops are out of reach, the Wireless E-Stop provides instant peace of mind.

 

Prevent accidents and protect your team

Patented safety system for maximum reliability

Redundant two-way monitoring ensures that your “stop” command will always be heard

All-day battery and long-range connectivity

Designed to leading industry safety requirements

E-Stop Applications

The Wireless E-Stop works with any machine that has an emergency stop circuit. Remote stopping protects people and property in a variety of machine applications.

Stop mobile robots, industrial machinery, autonomous systems, and heavy equipment instantly and safely.

MATERIAL HANDLING

INDUSTRIAL

EDUCATION, R+D

HEAVY EQUIPMENT

Intervene Immediately from a Safe Distance

The lightweight Wireless E-Stop can be carried or worn on a belt for all-day protection. Once paired, the handset and receiver are in constant two-way communication.

In an unsafe situation, a push of the remote emergency stop button will trigger an immediate, safe stop of the machine. 

Integrates with Existing Systems

The Wireless E-Stop is easy to incorporate into your existing safety systems. The E-Stop handset pairs with FORT’s Vehicle Safety Controller (VSC) receiver. The VSC can be mounted on any machine and hard-wired into any standard E-Stop circuit.

Flexible Pairing

Multipoint pairing options allows you stop one of more machines from one or more E-Stop locations. Use FORT’s configuration tool to easily set up your system and pair Wireless E-Stop handsets with VSC receivers. 


Stop up to 11 different machines from a single Wireless E-Stop.
Stop a single machine from up to 11 different E-Stops.
Pair multiple handsets and receivers to configure a system that meets your needs.
Technical Specifications

 

  • 2km LOS range with 900 Mhz radio.
  • 500+m LOS range with 2.4Ghz radio
  • Designed to meet ISO 13849 PLd Cat 3
  • -20℃ to 60℃ operation 
  • Up to 12 hour battery life
  • Operates while charging
  • IP65 rating for industrial use
  • Pairs with FORT’s Vehicle Safety Controller

Wireless E-Stop Case Study

Challenge: Increasing Safety on the Auto Factory Mezzanine


A major auto manufacturer wanted to increase safety on the factory’s mezzanine level, where fixed emergency stops were not easily accessible. They needed a wireless solution that would:

 

  • Be reliable enough for safety-critical, emergency stop commands. 
  • Have a powerful signal to cover long distances.
  • Allow for multiple users and units to function simultaneously without risk of interference.

Solution: Wireless E-Stop for Critical Commands

 

FORT Wireless E-Stops were stationed at the entrance to the mezzanine level for each team member to grab as they entered the area. This ensures protection for everyone in this potentially high-risk area. 

  • Patented wireless technology delivers safety commands with maximum reliability.
  • The handsets are lightweight and can be conveniently worn on a belt while working.
  • Roboust radios span large distances and use frequency-hopping to avoid interference.

Impact: Productivity and Peace of Mind

Wireless E-Stopping can prevent accidents, save time, and protect the most vulnerable areas of an operation.

 

  • As machines become more autonomous, we need convenient and reliable ways to monitor them and intervene in real time when needed.

  • FORT’s safe wireless technology delivers the safety and security needed to make sure machine users are always in control.

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For Wireless E-Stop pricing and technical information. 

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