The Global Refuelling Products Deadman Handswitch is designed to be installed into a fuel system and provides safe control of the pneumatic valve.

The Handswitch is easy to operate and fits into the palm of the hand, by squeezing the Aluminium handle and holding in position will open valve and allow product flow through the fuel system, to stop product flow the Aluminium handle is released.

The Global Refuelling Products Deadman Handswitch can withstand being used outside in harsh environments and is ATEX certified to Zone 1, Ex II 2 GD T4 when installed through a intrinsically safe barrier.


Deadman Handswitch is ATEX certified to Zone 1, Ex II 2 GD T4

The Deadman Handswitch can be supplied with two core spiral cable, three different lengths available:

  • Part No. HAND-STD-0021 – 5 meter fully extended
  • Part No. HAND-STD-0022 – 14 meter fully extended
  • Part No. HAND-STD-0023 – 22 meter fully extended

The Deadman Handswitch has been manufactured especially for use in ATEX Zone 1 environment, this has been achieved by using an ATEX certified material for the body and end cap, ATEX certified Reed Switch and ATEX certified Cable Gland.

The Deadman Handswitch is perfect for controlling aircraft refuelling and tanker loading/offloading.


Deadman Handswitch detailed drawing

The Deadman Handswitch has been tested to IP67 rating for dust and water ingress.

EN60079-0:2012
EN60079-11:2012


Deadman Handswitch

Global Refuelling Products Deadman Handswitch
Part Number Description
HAND-ATX-0001 Deadman Handswitch with cable gland
Global Refuelling Products Cable options
HAND-STD-0021 Suzie spiral cable 1m closed length 5m fully extended
HAND-STD-0022 Suzie spiral cable 2.5m closed length 14m fully extended
HAND-STD-0023 Suzie spiral cable 3m closed length 22m fully extended