Combination switch for power tools


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Old 05-17-19, 05:31 AM
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Combination switch for power tools

How can I setup a combination switch like they have in Home Depot to unlock their panel saw to cut wood for customers?

I want to keep my kids from turning on the equipment when I’m not there.

Any help appreciated.
 
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Old 05-17-19, 05:40 AM
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Google this there are many different type
electrical locking switches
 
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Old 05-17-19, 11:47 AM
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I have searched Google for"electrical locking switches", Combination locking switches and every combination of the above and haven't turned up anything helpful.

Thanks
 
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Old 05-17-19, 11:54 AM
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At the depot..... they use a low voltage keypad to activate a contactor to turn on the power to the equipment.
I'm not aware of anything like that on the shelf but it would certainly be easy enough to build.
A keyswitch would also work.
 
 

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