Tuesday, 25 February 2020
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PCW010SS: self-monitored contact NO-NC-NO

Giovenzana offers a wide range of automation products to help its partners in solving technical or safety problems.

(Photo: © Giovenzana International B.V.)

The automation range includes: Phoenix cam switches from 12A to 200A, Regolus switch disconnectors from 32A to 160A, auxiliary controls (Pegasus, Orion and NEMA Series), limit switches, foot switches and micro switches.

Over the years, continuous technological researches and development have made Giovenzana the undisputed leader in its field. Its range of lift technology includes: car top devices, under car devices and pit bottom controls.

Reduce installation times and costs

Giovenzana International B.V. has now begun developing a new range of lighting solutions for the lift industry, specifically designed to be installed in lift shafts.

HandwerkThis new patented product range is in compliance with the EN81.20/50, GOST 33984.1-2016 and ABNT NBR NM 207-267 standards. It considerably reduces installation times and costs. Due to its innovative design, this AC solution can be easily adapted to shaft contours.

Giovenzana offers two different solutions:
- GSLC SERIES > components in assembly kit.
- GSL SERIES > prewired LED strips

The commercial success of a product is not a coincidence, but rather the end result of the combined efforts of all human resources operating within an organizational structure devoted to quality.

Ensure the consistency of its processes

Giovenzana is a UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 certified company. The aim is not just "to manufacture a quality product", but also to ensure the consistency of its processes; Giovenzana is UNI EN ISO 14001:2015 certified.

Continuous research and development enables Giovenzana to combine customers’ requests with i the company’s experience and current European and international standards. Giovenzana looks forward to hearing from you and solving your needs together!

Safety and productivity

Giovenzana engineers are continually innovating a wide range of products that increase safety, reliability and productivity for our customers.

A new product is developed in accordance with CEI EN 60204-1, a new technology in the field of industrial and lift automation. The product is designed to maximize the performance of the NC mushroom e-stop contact which results in a risk factor of zero.

The NC contact will open in the event of accidental release of the contact block from the base. In the unlikely event of one of the supports breaking, the contact is designed to act and open the circuit which will block any further operation of the machine. This is an important step in accident prevention and emergency device intervention.

Additional safety in emergency stop applications

HandwerkPCW010SS are open-type contact blocks, normally-closed (NC), spring terminals, with contacts intended and suitable for use with push buttons. A specific adapter mechanically connects the button to the contact block actuator.

The PCW010SS self-monitoring contact block offers additional safety in emergency stop applications. This device contains an additional normally open contact that uses a unique actuator to monitor whether the contact block is still attached to the operator.

In the event of the contact block becoming detached from the emergency stop button, the self-monitoring contact block opens the circuit and stops the system - providing an extra safety measure.


Giovenzana is a worldwide company focusing on the areas of automation, lift technology, handling systems and ATEX. In safety solutions the company plays a pioneering role mostly through its strong global presence in the field of lift technology. 

For more than 65 years, the name Giovenzana has been synonymous for safety.Today, Giovenzana is having production and manufacturing units, sales offices, warehouses, R&D department and also branches all around the world.

As safety becomes more prevalent in both facility and equipment design, Giovenzana continues to develop products and systems complying with the major international standards. All of its products are high quality and in compliance with the best certifications.

The goal is operators’ safety during maintenance and the best way to guarantee this is the daily work devoted to developing and improving of our R&D department.

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