Rugged die cast switches

  • 03-Feb-2009 04:00 EST

ITW ActiveTouch's die cast housings for its ActiveMetal switches use the same solid state technology as the existing switches yet offer a lower-cost option when looking for fully sealed, rugged switches with virtually unlimited service l­ife. All switches are dustproof and waterproof (IP68) as well as shock-, vibration-, and vandal-resistant. They are offered in 5 or 10-24 V dc input voltages and digital or open collector outputs. The output can be momentary or latching. The units come in 19, 22, and 30 mm mounting diameters and fit panel thicknesses of 0.762-12.70 mm. With the addition of the die cast zinc alloy, the switches are offered in 316 stainless s­teel, PPS plastic, anodized 6061 aluminum, and zinc.

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