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UG 6960

Multifunctional safety timer with instantaneous contacts

UG 6960


Nominal voltage

Time range

Terminal type

Approvals and Markings


  • 0065424
  • UG6960.04PS/100/61 DC24V 300S
The multifunction safety timer UG 6960 provides protection of men and machines by enabling and... more

Product description

The multifunction safety timer UG 6960 provides protection of men and machines by enabling and disabling a safety circuit. This is done by the adjusted time delay function. Simply select 1 out of 5 delay functions with a rotary switch – ready. The adjusted time is safe over the complete setting range. The UG 6960 is available for different safety functions. It has safe delayed and instantaneous contacts.

Technical specifications

Width: 22,5 mm
Cat. / PL acc. to EN ISO 13849-1: 4/e
SIL CL acc. to IEC/EN 62061: 3
Nominal voltage: DC
Thermal current Ith max.: 8 A
1- / 2-channel: 2
Application: Emergency stop, Light barrier, Safety mat, Safety gate, Two-hand
Cross fault detection: Yes
Connection: Pluggable screw terminals, Pluggable cage clamp terminals, Pluggable cage clamp terminals 2-wire
Safe output contacts, redundant NO contacts: 4
Approvals: UL
Type: UG 6960


  • Various delay functions adjustable at device:
    - Release delay
    - Release delay retriggerable
    - On delay
    - Fleeting on make / break
    - Delay function settable via potentiometer
  • Various safety functions defined:
    - E-Stop
    - Safety gate
    - Two-hand control
    - Safety mat / Safety edge
    - Exclusive or contacts
    - Light curtain
  • Manual or auto start
  • Instantaneous contact and safety delayed contacts
  • Protection against manipulation by sealable transparent cover


  • According to
    - Performance Level (PL) e and category 4 to EN ISO 13849-1
    - SIL Claimed Level (SIL CL) 3 to IEC/EN 62061
    - Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 to IEC/EN 61508 and IEC/EN 61511
  • Acc. to EN 50156-1 for furnaces
  • Line fault detection on On-button:
  • Manual restart or automatic restart
  • With or without cross fault monitoring
  • 2-channel
  • Forcibly guided output contacts
  • Output: 2 NO instantaneous contact and 2 NO contacts delayed
  • 1 semiconductor output for instantaneous contacts
    1 semiconductor output for delayed contacts
  • LED indicator for operation, safety function, time delay and failure
  • As option with pluggable terminal blocks for easy exchange of devices
    - with screw terminals
    - or with cage clamp terminals
  • Width: 22.5 mm