Safety Switches Market is projected to grow at a CAGR 6.23%

safety switches market

Increasing construction, manufacturing activities, government regulations on adherence to safety measures both for protecting lives and investments from unforeseen accidents are the prime factors, among others, that are estimated to drive market growth.

As per the report, the market pertaining to the Safety Switches Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.23% over the forecast period.

A common type of enclosed switch that has two broad purposed which it is intended to serve. One is to act as a means of disconnecting the power right at the service entrance and two is acts as a means of disconnecting power ultimately serve as fault protection for motors. Moreover, it also comes with an enclosure that protects personnel against incidental contact with live electrical equipment. The enclosure is also meant to protect the equipment that it encloses against otherwise unfavorable ambient environmental conditions. The device may contain both switches and fuses. There are mainly two kinds of safety switches that used, thus are made available in the market. One type is called non-fusible safety switch, which is essentially a safety switch with no fuses attached to it rendering it incapable of protecting circuits. Its sole purpose is to provide a convenient method to open and close a circuit. The functioning of this device entails the disconnection of the load from its sources of electric power when the circuit is opened and establishing a connection to the circuit when it connects to the load. In case, a non-fusible safety switch is installed, the circuit protection is normally provided by an external overcurrent device Viz. fuses or circuit breakers. The other type of safety switch is known as fusible safety switch which provides a convenient means to perform the opening and closing of the circuit manually simultaneously protecting the respective equipment from overload.

The requirement of safety switches arises form the need for circuit protection because of a myriad of negative externalities that a business operation or residential setup can succumb to due to the excess heat that is caused by the overcurrent. Thus, safety switches are also made available based on the type of installation and are primarily categorized according to three types.  Safety switches that are installed on individual circuits and are meant to protect electrical circuitry throughout the residence as well as electrical appliances and extension cords which are connected to the power points monikered as switchboard safety switches. It protects the residence form turning off the supply of electricity to that particular circuit where an electrical fault has been detected, with other areas of the house that are unaffected receiving power supply without any interruption. Another type is that of power-point safety switches which is a shift away from the traditional power-point altogether replacing them to provide more localized overload protection to appliances, power chords as well as extending protection to other electrical wiring and power points on the same circuit. The widely practiced installation is that of power-point safety switches being installed after the switchboard. Before all foregoing, the type of safety switcher that re essential to offer protection to personnel who are working with power tools and other electrical appliances where there is no access to a switchboard or power-point safety switches enabling protection from electrical faults directly plugged into them.

One of the prime drivers that are expected to throttle the market of safety switches to an unprecedented height is that of the increasing adoption of automation in the otherwise harsh and hazardous working environment as well as the increasing rate of digitization of industries that necessitates the protection of expensive installations for seamless accident-free operations. With regards to accidents, protection of human lives from unforeseen incidents feature in the topmost priority of organizations’ occupation health policy which leads to the institutionalization of various safety regulations which is also buttressed by stringent government regulations providing a command and control measure to the aforesaid aspect. Further, the growing need for non-contact door switches is also another aspect that expected to drive the growth of the safety switch market. Above all the growing demand in consumer goods that has to result in the expansion of business operations across all the sectors has necessitated the installation of safety switches which is expected to drive the market for them in the coming years.

As a part of the report, the major players operating in the safety switches market, which have been covered are OMRON Corporation, ABB, Schneider Electric, SICK AG, Panasonic Corporation, Honeywell International Inc., Rockwell Automation, Inc., IDEC Corporation, Siemens, and Leuze electronic GmbH.

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This report segmented the safety switches market on the basis following terms:

  • By Type
    • Fusible safety switch
    • Non-Fusible safety switch
  • By Installation Type
    • Switchboard safety switches
    • Powerpoint safety switches
    • Portable safety switches
  • By Product Type
    • Electro-mechanical safety switches
    • Non-contact safety interlock switches
    • Safety locking devices
    • Safety command devices
    • Others
  • By Application
    • Light duty applications
    • Heavy duty applications
  • By End-User
    • Industrial
    • Commercial
    • Residential
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • Australia
      • Others