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Bipolar Optically Isolated Safety Interlock Circuit

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000065607D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hatsios, JG [+details]

Abstract

If any detection point in electrical apparatus that must be grounded for safety becomes 'hot', this must be detected to turn off the safety interlock within the time, current, and voltage constraints of safety specifications for personnel safety.