Industrial, process control: Pushbuttons, pilot lights, e-stops
ASI offers new pushbuttons, selector switches, key-locks, joysticks, mushroom-head switches for E-stops, and complete operator control stations.
Carlisle, PA —Indicating, stopping, and starting automation and process controls may be a little easier with a new line of industrial switches and pilot devices from Automation Systems Interconnect Inc. (ASI) . New products for stand-alone or in-panel installation include pushbuttons, selector switches, key-locks, joysticks, mushroom-head switches for E-stops, and complete operator control stations.
ASI says that design and mounting features make the switches among the easiest in the industry to install in a panel. Reduced number of components and the ability to add up to six auxiliary contacts, which can be easily wired after assembly, are key features of this product offering, ASI says.
More than 300 configurations and styles are available, including plastic or metal, multiple colors, illuminated or non-illuminated, flush, extended, and guarded. The switches meet NEMA 4, 4X, and IP65 ratings.
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