Safety Connection Systems

Our Guardmaster® Safety t-ports/splitters, distribution boxes, shorting plugs, and taps are parts of a quick-disconnect system dedicated to machine safety. GuardLink™ taps connect safety input devices to a GuardLink system, a safety-based communications protocol that links safety to The Connected Enterprise. GuardLink enabled devices offer advanced features and diagnostics that can only be accessed through a GuardLink enabled connection tap.



Guardmaster® safety connection systems are designed to:

  • Reduce installation cost
  • Ease system expansion
  • Simplify troubleshooting
  • Promote system modularity
  • Provide for Safety PLC input expansion
  • Support systems up to Category 3 (per EN954-1)

Additional Information

  • Protect your people, productivity, and environment with our Safety Components and integrated Safety Solutions. We understand your factory floor challenges and can help you meet your goals with one of the broadest safety portfolios in the industry.

Product Selection


Resource Publication Number Language
Connectivity & Network Media Brochure CONEC-BR001
GuardLink Enabled Connection Taps Product Profile 440S-PP001
Safety Connection Systems Technical Data 888-TD001
GuardLink Enabled Tap Installation Instructions 440S-IN007
Guardmaster GuardLink Safety Systems User Manual 440R-UM015
Guardmaster DG Dual GuardLink Safety Relay Product Profile 440R-PP002
Smart Safety Interactive Brochure
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