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Synonyms for fail-safe

designed so as to be impervious to human error or misuse


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a mechanism capable of returning to a safe state in case there is a failure or malfunction

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guaranteed not to fail

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eliminating danger by compensating automatically for a failure or malfunction

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The customer can change from failsafe to fail-secure configurations as required.
Failsafe or fail-secure locks are ANSI Grade 1 Heavy Duty with monitoring capability.
The passive infrared DS16O has a selectable relay trigger that is adjustable to 64 seconds, selectable fail-safe or fail-secure modes for power interruption, and a wraparound coverage pattern for precise pattern control.
Fail-safe and fail-secure are two terms that are associated with all electromechanical locks.
Strikes are available with integral monitoring switches and can be fail-safe (unlocking on power failure) or fail-secure (remaining locked during power failure).