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Modular steel safety switches

Modular steel safety switch

amGard Pro modular heavy duty steel safety switches

amGard Pro is a modular safety door switch range, made out of steel. That consists of switches and locks and is applicable to heavy-duty applications.

The modular structure makes it possible to easily design configurations yourself. amGard Pro offers total electromechanical safety solutions suitable for usage in SIL3 (EN/IEC 62061), Category 4 (EN 954-1) and PLe (EN/ISO 13849-1) applications. This product range is certified by TüV SUD.

  • From robust switch to all-in-one solution
  • Resistant to more than 10,000N tensile force
  • Large alignment tolerance of 24 mm
  • The modular nature of the amGard S40 range allows you to design your own configuration
  • Safety keys prevent hazard of entrapment (with or without mandatory key removal)
  • Internal release in one single action
  • Different actuators and handles available
  • Metal casing and INOX contact areas
  • Suitable for outdoor use (IP67)
  • Available in ProfiNet and Ethernet IP implementation
Amgard pro safety switch big picture

Question about amGard Pro?

Do you want to be sure that the amGard Pro modular heavy duty steel safety switch is the right solution for your application?

200,000 unique key codes

Use safety keys to prevent the hazard of entrapment. amGard pro also offers the possibility for a EK key adapter with mandatory key removal for additional safety.


The CL locking mechanism in the amGard pro product group has more than 200,000 unique codings and 3,000 different master series. In addition, the keycodes are stored per end user and provided with a engraving.

Integrate push buttons and an emergency stop

amGard Pro makes it possible to integrate access request, reset and emergency stop directly into your safety switch. 


Choose from more than 50 different control buttons and emergency stops and have them designed with a permanent laser engraving.

Internal release in one single action

The EI door handle makes it possible to, in one action, unlock the amGard Pro safety lock directly from the inside.

The full metal door handle is able to resist 10,000N tensile force and has a very large alignment tolerance of 24 mm.

> 10,000N tensile force

The entire stainless steel head and actuator provide the amGard pro switches with unparalleled robustness. No switch on the market functions better in severe industrial conditions.


amGard pro is able to resist more than 10,000N tensile force in combination with a large alignment tolerance. The modular structure also ensures that, in case of a defect, only one single module needs to be replaced.

Easy installation

Use the amGard pro mounting brackets for quick and easy installation of the safety switches on your fencing.


Apart from the standard mounting brackets, also assembly sets for Troax and Axelent shielding are directly available from stock.

Entirely mdoular

Fortress amGard Pro safety switches are fully modular, providing flexibility and saving on replacements.


The separate modular parts make it possible to replace only the head module or the safety switch in the event of a defect, without having to replace the entire configuration.

amGard Pro elements

The Fortress amGard Pro safety switch is a configurable safety switch. The amGard Pro range exists of multiple actuators, trapped key and escape release adaptors, switches and locks, option pods, and heads.  The amGard Pro is a robust and customisable heavy duty safety switch that can meet all of your safety installation needs.

Put together your own amGard Pro safety switch with the Fortress configurator.

amGard Pro actuators



Handle Actuator


Short Hinged Handle


Long Hinged Handle




amGard Pro rotary insertion handle

Rotary Insertion Handle


Ergonomic Handle, No Interior Handle


Ergonomic Handle, Open & Close from Both Sides


Single Action Escape Release Handle


amGard Pro heads

Slimline Linear Insertion Head


amgard pro rotary insertion head

Rotary Insertion Head


linear insertion head for amgard pro

Linear Insertion Head


single action escape release head for amgard pro

Single Action Escape Release Head


amGard Pro trapped key adaptors

Extracted Key Adaptor


Safety Key Adaptor


Access Key Adaptor


amGard Pro escape release adaptors

Security Tool Reset


Pushbutton Reset


amGard Pro switches / locks

amgard pro slimline solenoid controlled swicth body

Slimline Solenoid Controlled Switch Body


Solenoid Controlled Switch Body


non solenoid switch body for amgard pro

Non Solenoid Switch Body


amGard Pro option pods

amgard pro slimline pod

Slimline Pod


key switch pod for am gard pro

Key Switch Pod


Option Pod


Networked Option Pod


amGard Pro quick disconnects

5 pin m12

5 Pin M12


8 pin m12

8 Pin M12


10 pin m12

10 Pin M12


12 pin m12

12 Pin M12


19 Pin M23


Power & Data Connector Sets

amGard Pro mounting plates

Tongue & Rotary Insertion Handle Mounting Plate

Ergonomic Handle Mounting Plate

Slidebar Mounting Plate

Hinged Handle Mounting Plate

40 mm mounting plate

40 mm Mounting Plate

80 mm mounting plate

80 mm Mounting Handle

amGard Pro mechanical ends & accessories





drop down lockout accessories

Drop Down Lock-Out


amgard pro accessorie lockout clip

Lock-Out Clip

SL8 / TL8

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