Euchner logoEUCHNER's MGB (Multifunctional Gate Box) is a unique interlocking or guard locking system for the protection of safety doors on machines and systems. It is more than a safety switch, more than a bolt, and offers a lot more functionality. The MGB will work on both hinged and sliding doors. The basic system comprising of the handle module and interlocking/locking module includes numerous functions. Guard locking, escape release or other functions such as buttons for start/stop and Emergency stop are available. The recently updated version is equipped with changeable color lenses for pushbuttons, allowing the customer to use their desired colors. And with its modular design, an MGB control module can be added to function as a small operator panel.

Euchner MGBThe MGB safety system can be connected to almost any safety relay or to any safety control system. With a safety control system, the short circuit monitoring on the safety control system must be disabled as this function is performed by the MGB. Performance Level e is retained.

EUCHNER's MGB with Ethernet/IP: The MGB basic system already contains everything what is needed to protect a safety guard in PLe/category 4 according to EN ISO 13849-1. In the EtherNet/IP version, we now also make the wiring easier for you. You define which element is to be integrated and the related function. The MGB supplies the protocol frame with the necessary CIP Safety input and output bytes required. The PROFINET version delivers the protocol frame with the PROFINET input and output data bytes required for it.


  • RFID transponder technology
  • Integrated lockout mechanism
  • Auxiliary Release on front
  • Up to 4 monitoring outputs available
  • Optional escape release with door handle
  • Optional buttons and indicators can be integrated directly into the housing
  • Actuating direction is easily changed without disassembly
  • Non-locking, Mechanical locking and Electrical locking versions available
  • New changeable pushbutton color versions available
  • Connection through threaded openings, RC18 or M12 12-pin plugs

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Shaltz Automation, Inc., 5190 Exchange Drive, Flint, MI 48507 Tel: 810-732-1970