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Ultraminiature-
Microswitch

small size with high electrical load capacity and durability. Smallest designs of microswitches in sealed and unsealed versions. Switching capacities up to 5 A, 250 VAC.

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Subminiature-
Microswitch

Manufactured according to DIN standard. Unsealed and sealed versions. Wide range of different actuating forces, contact materials, connections and actuators. Overtravel up to 2.2 mm; switching values up to 12 A, 250 VAC. Temperature range up to 140 °C.

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Miniature-
Microswitch

Provides flexibility in mounting, actuation, electrical and mechanical requirements. Highest load capacity, precision and reliability with up to 26A, 250VAC and temperature ranges from -40 to 150+ °C.

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Position &
Limit Switch

Detection of reached positions with subsequent signal triggering Wide range of different actuating forces, contact materials, connections and actuators Switching values up to 15 A, 250 VAC. Temperature range up to 125 °C. Standardization according to EN 50041

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Positive opening
Microswitch

Highest safety standard. In the event of contact welding or spring breakage, it is ensured that the closed circuit can be opened without any problems. Switching values up to 20 A, 250 VAC. Temperature range up to 125 °C. Available in sealed and unsealed versions.

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Microswitch with double break


Double break of the electrical circuit by bridge switch. Available in four series. Versions as NC contact, NO contact, changeover contact. Wide range of different actuating forces, connections and actuators. Switching values up to 20 A, 250 VAC. Temperature range up to 140 °C.

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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OUR SWITCHES

    Ultra Miniature Microswitch X6

    Highest electrical switching capacity in ultra-miniature design

    With the new Saia X6 ultraminiature microswitch, Sicatron is expanding its portfolio for use in miniature circuit breakers. The X6 is intended for applications in low- and medium-voltage class circuit breakers and impresses with its long mechanical and electrical life.

    The contact material of the X6 microswitch is designed for both signal currents and power currents. With its high switching capacity in an extremely compact design, the X6 sets a new performance standard in the market. In addition, Johnson Electric paid attention to the reliable operation of the microswitch even after periods of extended inactivity in the application.

    The X6 microswitch complements Johnson Electric’s existing line of circuit breakers and specifically covers the following applications:

    • With the new Saia X6 ultraminiature microswitch, Sicatron is expanding its portfolio for use in circuit breakers. The X6 is intended for applications in low- and medium-voltage class circuit breakers and impresses with its long mechanical and electrical service life.
    • With the new Saia X6 ultraminiature microswitch, Sicatron is expanding its portfolio for use in miniature circuit breakers. The X6 is intended for applications in low- and medium-voltage class circuit breakers and impresses with its long mechanical and electrical life.
    • The contact material of the X6 microswitch is designed for both signal currents and power currents. With its high switching capacity in an extremely compact design, the X6 sets a new performance standard on the market. In addition, Johnson Electric has taken care to ensure that the microswitch continues to operate reliably even after extended periods of inactivity in the application.
    • The X6 microswitch complements Johnson Electric’s existing range of circuit breakers and covers the following applications in particular: <br>- Auxiliary switches for position sensing and signal indication <br> – Contact makers for motors and actuators with high inrush current.

     

    Microswitch ultraminiature series

    Smallest design in sealed and unsealed versions. Switching capacities up to 5 A, 250 VAC.

    Subminiature microswitch

    Microswitch Subminiature Series

    According to DIN standard. Unsealed and sealed versions. Overtravel up to 2.2 mm; switching values up to 12 A, 250 VAC. Various versions also available pre-assembled. Temperature range up to 120 °C also available sealed.

    Miniature microswitch

    Microswitch miniature series

    Widely used series of snap-action switches / microswitches. Switching forces below 15 cN, contact openings larger than 3 mm and switching values up to 26A, 250VAC, temperature range -40 to + 150 °C are available!

    Position & Limit Switch

    Microswitch, limit switch, position switch

     

    Positive opening microswitches

    Burgess switch positive opening

    Microswitch with double break

    Burgess switch with double break

    Double break of the electrical circuit by bridge switch. Available in four series. Versions as normally closed contact, normally open contact, changeover contact.

    Schaltbau snap-action switch positive opening
    Saia microswitch

    Saia – The automation and control specialist. Products with which our customers have direct added value when they use them. Saia synchronous motors, stepper motors, control electronics and gearboxes with a long life cycle and trouble-free and reliable operation. Products already installed can be adapted to changing needs at any time.

     

    Saia microswitch / snap switch

    Saia-Burgess precision switches: highly engineered microswitches / snap-action switches suitable for high switching frequencies developed for high volume applications reliable function over a long service life. The complete microswitch standard program is completed by customized system solutions.

     

    Saia microswitches offer a wide range of advantages

    One of the world’s best-known pioneers in the field of microswitches is Saia. In our product selection you will find a wide range of microswitches from Saia with different properties. In addition to reliable operation, the manufacturer’s products score with a long life cycle. In addition to the standard microswitch range, Saia also offers customized system solutions.

    The smallest version in sealed and unsealed design that we offer from Saia is the microswitch ultraminiature series. Here, switching capacities of up to 5 A, 250 VAC can be achieved. The Saia X6 microswitch deserves special mention. Despite its compact design, the microswitch boasts a long service life, both mechanically and electrically. The high-performance microswitch is used primarily in low- and medium-voltage circuit breakers, as a high switching capacity can be achieved. It can be used both as a contactor for actuators and motors and as an auxiliary switch for position detection and signal indication. For further microswitches of the Ultraminiature series like F4, F1, FK4, MOT11 etc. you will find extensive product information on our homepage.

    To cover further needs of various industries, we also offer you the microswitch subminiature series from Saia. Manufactured according to DIN standard, this series meets all requirements for safety and quality. Both unsealed and sealed microswitches are part of the series. With switching values up to 12 A, the microswitches are suitable for a wide range of industries. At your request, we can also supply pre-assembled microswitches. Some versions of the series have a simple clip fastening, which ensures easy mounting. For the microswitches XC, X4, V4NC, V4N, V4L and QA4/PBA you can find further product information as well as pictures on our homepage.

    Last but not least, our range also includes Saia’s miniature microswitch series. This consists of a series of microswitches and snap-action switches. Switching values up to 26 A and switching forces below 15 cN cover a wide range of applications. The temperature range of this series extends from -40 to +150 °C. As with all other series, you will find detailed information on the homepage.

    Burgess microswitch

    Saia-Burgess: Robust microswitches for industry. Europe’s leading manufacturer of microswitches. Expert in innovative switch solutions. The world’s first snap-action switch mechanism Wide range for industrial applications and heavy-duty use. The complete standard microswitch program is completed by customized system solutions.

     

    Explosion-proof microswitches (EEx microswitch /Atex)

    Product Information:

    E1V3CS, E19V3CQMS, E19V3CQMSA

     

    Burgess microswitches convince with innovation and quality

    As another reliable manufacturer we present Burgess. Europe’s leading manufacturer of microswitches convinces with innovative switch solutions. A wide range of products – from limit switches and limit switches to position switches and microswitches – reflects the many years of expertise of this manufacturer. Furthermore, we offer explosion-proof microswitches from Burgess. For these offered products you will find clear installation drawings on our homepage. We also recommend the positive opening switch from Burgess. Thanks to it, even if the contact is welded or the spring breaks, it is ensured that the closed circuit can be opened without any problems. The positive break switches continue to impress with a robust and stable housing. Burgess even offers switches with a double break. Here the distribution of the voltage takes place on two fixed contacts. For this reason, high performances and voltages are achieved. The switches with a double break have a long electrical life as well as a high contact reliability. Our company offers you these switches in four different designs. You can find products as normally open, changeover and normally closed. Especially customers who are looking for switches with high performance should choose switches with a double break.

    Customized snap-action switches from Schaltbau GmbH

    Snap-action switches are recommended for various industrial operations because they achieve a high electrical switching capacity even with a large continuous load. Thanks to the snap-action mechanism in the snap-action switches, flexible switching is possible, which is independent of the actuation time. As a result, the arc is optimally extinguished and switching points are reproducible. In addition to control currents, snap-action switches are also recommended for loads. The snap-action switches from Schaltbau GmbH also have a double-break feature and can therefore score with the same advantageous criteria as the switches from Burgess. Depending on the series, the bounce times of the snap-action switches vary from 1.7 to 3.5 ms. Since safety is one of the most important criteria for switches, this is additionally increased in the snap-action switches by V-shaped contacts and friction movements between the contacts. Another advantage of snap-action switches is that they are self-cleaning. As a result, the contact resistance remains constant throughout. Another feature that Schaltbau snap-action switches have in common with Burgess switches is the positive opening feature, which ensures that the normally closed contacts open safely. Series mounting is no problem due to the compact design. To fully meet our customers’ demands for quality and efficiency, we offer snap-action switches from this manufacturer with an increased degree of protection up to IP 67. You can check the contacts as often as you like, because the snap-action switches have a transparent housing.

    What exactly is a snap-action switch?

    In our assortment you will find a wide selection of snap-action switches. First, however, it should be clarified what exactly constitutes a snap-action switch. The snap-action switch is also called a snap-action switch, among other things. Since it is suitable for use in two-point control circuits, it is used with microswitches. It has a positive mechanism that allows fast switching, which is virtually independent of the duration of actuation. This has the advantage that the arc is extinguished optimally and switching points can be reproduced exactly. Furthermore, the snap-action switch is characterized by a pronounced hysteresis. As a result, the effect lasts even when the causative force ends. Snap-action switches reliably switch both control currents and loads. The switching speed is largely independent of the actuating speed. In addition, snap-action switches impress with the self-cleaning property of the contacts. This ensures a constant contact resistance. Most of the snap-action switches we offer have been manufactured with a double break. Here the voltage is distributed on two fixed contacts instead of one. For this reason, higher voltages as well as performances can be achieved and the life span of the snap-action switches is also increased. Another characteristic of the snap-action switches is the positive opening. It ensures contact separation and thus safe opening of the closed circuit. This mechanism is guaranteed even in the event of a short circuit.

    Our range of services

    Specialist in electronics and electromechanics

    Our company is one of the market leaders for control and monitoring elements. An extensive product range from leading manufacturers as well as trained expertise of our employees make it possible for us to realize the procurement of electronic components for our customers according to their specifications. We offer our customers optimal system solutions in the areas of microswitches, cable assemblies and modules. Proximity to the customer as well as short and flexible delivery times characterize our scope of services. As a system supplier for various industrial sectors, we offer everything from a single source. Our certified production enables us to deliver large quantities in a short time. A core point of our service spectrum is the delivery of microswitches. Particularly noteworthy here is the snap-action switch, which can convince with a number of advantages.

    In addition to proven standard microswitches, we offer ultraminiature and subminiature variants, as well as explosion-proof switches and switches with double break, position switches, door switches and rocker switches. Our company covers the complete range of services for the stocking and procurement of electronic and electromechanical components and subsystems. In addition to comprehensive, competent and technical consulting, we offer our customers optimal system solutions. Numerous renowned companies rely on our many years of experience and performance. Our range of services includes joint planning, supplier selection, procurement and stocking of all individual parts as well as series delivery and prototyping.

     

    Wide range of different snap switches

    Snap-action switches are required in various industrial sectors. Even the EU Machinery Directive explicitly requires positive opening switching elements. Our satisfied customers include the railroad and medical technology industries. In these industries, high demands are made on quality and efficiency, which we meet with the snap-action switches we offer. All our snap-action switches comply with the necessary standards and directives. On our homepage you will find snap-action switches in four different designs. On the one hand we offer you snap-action switches of the design F. These miniature switches have four connections and can generate a continuous current up to 16 A. On the other hand, you will find snap-action switches of the design A in our assortment, which have a more compact design with three connections. As subminiature switches we present you the V4 snap-action switches in design B. With three connections, these can generate a continuous current of 6 A. Finally, in the segment of snap-action switches, we still offer you the enabling switches. They can be easily operated by hand and offer three positions. All listed snap-action switches are of course equipped with a positive opening. If you have any questions about the snap-action switches, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly and competent customer service.

     

    Numerous variants

    In this context, numerous variants are available from stock as standards or assembled in combination with cables, whereby we also offer our customers first-class alternatives to other manufacturers. As a specialist for automation and control systems, our company offers customers real added value in use thanks to the outstanding product quality. In doing so, we guarantee long durability as well as reliable and smooth operation of the microswitches. In addition, there is the possibility to individually adapt already installed products to the changed requirements at any time.

    First class quality

    Our highly engineered microswitches are developed especially for very high switching frequencies and are suitable for high volume applications, guaranteeing safe operation and long product life. The versatile microswitch range is complemented by customized system solutions.

    The switching speed of the contacts is largely independent of the actuating speed.

    Switch positions

    • Rest position: no external force applied.
    • Switching point: point at which the actuator starts the snap-action mechanism when switched on
    • End position: position at the end of the permissible travel
    • Reset point: point at which the actuator starts the snap-action mechanism when it is switched off.

    Switching paths

    • Advance travel: Rest position to switching point
    • Overtravel: Switching point to permissible end position
    • Differential travel: Difference between switching point and reset point

     

    Customer satisfaction comes first

    The satisfaction of our customers is the top priority for our company. For this reason, we offer you only a range of proven and reputable brands. Our versatile product selection is subjected to constant quality control, which allows us to meet all quality requirements. Finding customized solutions for different industries is the core of our business. Let our competent team give you comprehensive and technical advice on the individual microswitches. We will find the individually suitable solution for every industry and application!

    Precision microswitches as well as reliable industrial microswitches from the expert

    Our company offers you an extensive range of microswitches, which are frequently used especially in the field of automated industry. As the market leader for control and monitoring elements, we can present you with optimal system solutions that include both standardized microswitches and a wide variety of switch systems. Our wide range of microswitches differs, among other things, in the design. Designed for different applications, the microswitches can be differentiated in different electrical load capacities as well as by diverse temperature ranges. Our range includes explosion-proof switches, switches with a double break, ultra- and subminiature variants as well as position switches and door and rocker switches. Of course, our product selection also includes the common standard microswichtes. All microswitches offered by us are first subjected to high quality assurances.  In addition to smooth operation of the microswitches, we place great emphasis on safety. The versatile microswitch assortment includes microswitches with a very high switching frequency. These highly engineered designs are particularly recommended for applications involving large quantities. The switching speed of the contacts proves to be independent of the actuation speed. The microswitches are available in various switching positions. Whether rest position, end position or reset point – our range of products offers our customers individually suitable solutions. Switching travels such as forward travel, backward travel and differential travel are further options that distinguish the microswitches from each other. We offer microswitches from various manufacturers that meet the highest demands in terms of criteria such as load capacity, safety and functionality. Furthermore, we offer customized versions in addition to the standard actuating lever.

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