EAO Corporation of Milford, CT USA, a premier global supplier of Human Machine Interface (HMI) Systems and Components, supplies custom-built HMI Systems and a full range of HMI Components for machinery and electronics production equipment.

Typical HMI Systems developed by EAO include integrated control panels for system start-up and shutdown with emergency-stop functions; handheld remote controls and tethered pendants with displays and short-travel keyboards; and touchscreen interfaces with CANbus connectivity.

Each one of these innovative, reliable and intuitive control panels is custom-built for a particular machine by EAO’s team of in-house experts. Typically they will utilize a mix of technologies that might include a touch screen or display, membrane keypad, discreet pushbuttons and emergency-stop functions built into a singular protective housing and connected through an appropriate serial bus to simplify connectivity and diagnostics.

EAO manufactures one of the world's largest ranges of high-performance Systems and Components for machinery control panels including: 

Configurable HMI Panel that combines design flexibility and “mixed technologies” into a single drop-in style unit offered in several sizes;

Series 04 emergency stop protective shrouds to satisfy the SEMI S2-93/12.4c standard;

Series 84 illuminated E-stops with foolproof operation;

Series 51 flush mount space-saving pushbuttons for compact control panels.

All components are available in a wide choice of actuators, materials, lenses and mounting styles built to the highest quality and design standards. Available worldwide, they are manufactured to international standards including CE, RoHS, CB – EN/IEC 60947-5-1, UL, NFF 16-102, CSA, CCC, GOST, German Lloyd (see individual products).

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