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Signalling a new benchmark

14 January 2022

The new eSIGN signal tower is a breakthrough and a clear sign of WERMA's continual technological progress: the signal tower is reported to set new standards in terms of individuality and flexibility with full-surface signalling, robust industrial design and impressive features

AS EARLY as 1994, WERMA established a global industry standard with the launch of its KombiSIGN signal tower. And this standard has just been upgraded: the eSIGN is the next generation that will define the future of signal towers, claims the company, with  impressive features, high levels of compatibility and an industrial design that combines functionality with style and durability. 

The new eSIGN has generated a myriad of new possibilities: full-surface signalling makes it considerably more conspicuous and optimises the signal tower's potential. This enables all users to monitor processes even more extensively, more comprehensively, more accurately and more proactively. Or put simply: the new eSIGN represents a new dimension of signalling.

Visibly improved performance

The eSIGN is a shining example of a signal tower with visibly improved performance: more colours, more effects and more individuality. Thanks to the modularity of its electrical components combined with the latest LED technology, different signalling modes can be produced using multiple colours, brightness levels and light effects – from the classic traffic light display to fully customised settings. Variable fill-level displays or full-surface signals can also be generated with ease using this signal tower. This not only allows users to oversee processes, but also brings completely new possibilities. 

There is no question in our minds ay WERMA: the eSIGN is the best signal tower that WERMA has ever developed. The range of applications is as diverse as the eSIGN itself: from alarm signalling to access control, visual warnings, statuses, fill-level or fault displays right through to material stock levels and building security. It can even be used as an acoustic warning system.

Acoustic signalling

Acoustic signalling is an indispensable component that supplements visual signalling in daily work processes across the globe, from production facilities to logistics, building technology or mechanical and plant engineering applications. Their aim is to ensure that processes run smoothly, to secure the safety of personnel and protect the equipment being used. With the comforting feeling that everything is running smoothly. 

For this reason, the new eSIGN is equipped with a siren that can produce up to 10 different tones. These can also be configured to suit specific applications. Naturally, the siren can be combined with light effects, has variable volume options and is easy to set up. 

Range of variants

The high technological standards and user-friendly operation of this new WERMA signal tower are not at all contradictory: depending on the variant, eSIGN can be easily controlled using IO-Link or configured via USB. It can be mounted on the floor, on tubes or on walls.  

The two different sizes of the eSIGN also give you maximum flexibility: 15 or 9 segments, with or without siren, standard 24-V version with configuration transfer via USB or using IO-Link technology. 

The robust industrial design also delivers what it promises: the high IP66/IP69k protection class ensures improved resistance to typical substances used in production, while the UL type 4X enclosure guarantees resistance to UV radiation and environmental influences.

The custom modes, acoustic signals, free selection of light effects and robust industrial design mean the new eSIGN is simply always the right choice, asserts WERMA.

Key Points

  • WERMS's new eSIGN signal tower features full-surface signalling making it more conspicuous and optimising potential
  • Different signalling modes can be produced using multiple colours, brightness levels and light effects
  • The eSIGN is equipped with a siren that can produce up to 10 different tones; these can be configured to suit specific applications