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GFCI Wiring Diagrams for Safety Interlock & Safety Interlock Disconnect OutletsUpdated 6 months ago

Find wiring diagrams for our family of Safety Interlock Outlet and Disconnect products, all designed to offer an added layer of safety for powered applications of various kinds. 

1. Safety Interlock Outlet w/Blade Limit Switch

Most commonly used for powered vanity drawer or appliance pullout drawer applications, the Safety Interlock Outlet with Blade Limit Switch is designed for use with our Blade Series in-drawer outlets. The switch detects the drawer position and de-energizes the in-drawer outlet and all connected devices when the drawer is closed. Use this product as an added layer of safety when connecting heat-generating styling tools or small appliances inside the drawer or to satisfy the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code for AC outlets within the cabinet.

15 amp or 20 amp Safety Interlock Outlet w/Blade Limit Switch Wired in series with a GFCI outlet

15 amp Safety Interlock Outlet with Blade Limit Switch (For vanities with Blade Outlets)

20 amp SIO with Blade Limit Switch (For vanities with Blade Outlets)

15 amp or 20 amp Safety Interlock Outlet on a GFCI-protected circuit

15 amp Safety Interlock Outlet with Blade Limit Switch (For vanities with Blade Outlets)

20 amp Safety Interlock Outlet with Blade Limit Switch (For vanities with Blade Outlets)


2. Safety Interlock Disconnect

Most commonly used for appliance garage applications, the Safety Interlock Disconnect is designed to detect the position of a cabinet door and de-energize the connected outlet and all devices when the cabinet door is closed. Use this product as an added layer of safety when connecting small appliances within covered cabinet space or to satisfy the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code for AC outlets within the cabinet. 

Safety Interlock Disconnect for 15 & 20 amp applications with Corner Mount Limit Switch


3. Fire Guard Outlet

Designed as an added layer of fire prevention safety, the Fire Guard Outlet and Fire Guard Disconnect will cut power to connected appliances or devices at the first sign of smoke or rapidly rising heat, stopping fires before they start.

15 amp Fire Guard Outlet Wired in series with a GFCI outlet

15 amp Fire Guard Outlet on a GFCI-protected circuit

20 amp Fire Guard Outlet Wired in series with a GFCI outlet

20 amp Fire Guard Outlet on a GFCI-protected circuit


4. Fire Guard Disconnect

Designed as an added layer of fire prevention safety, the Fire Guard Outlet and Fire Guard Disconnect will cut power to connected appliances or devices at the first sign of smoke or rapidly rising heat, stopping fires before they start.

Fire Guard Disconnect with Smoke & Heat Sensor Wired in series with a GFCI outlet


Fire Guard Disconnect with Smoke & Heat Sensor on a GFCI-protected circuit breaker

DANGER: Risk of electric shock. If used in the kitchen or bathroom, the unit shall be connected to a GFCI receptacle or a GFCI branch circuit.


Link to Safety Interlock Outlet & Safety Interlock Disconnect Installation Manual

Link to Fire Guard Outlet & Fire Guard Disconnect Installation Manual


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