They are there to protect a person from injury when working on the system, if someone accidentally energizes the machine or if the Pivot irrigation system automatically restarts after a power outage.
Because of this it is very important not to perform any maintenance procedures until the main control panel disconnect switch is locked in the ‘off’ position.
Different models are available according to the manufacturers
- General On/Off switch. It controls the power supply to the system.
- Disconnect switch
- Toggle Switch