Watertight miniature switches
The V15W Series is designed for consumer and industrial applications where spillage and water can be a factor.
Honeywell's (NYSE:HON) Micro Switch Basic Switch line has been expanded with the addition of the V15W Series of Watertight Miniature Switches. With an IP67 waterproof seal rating and rated up to 10 amps, Honeywell’s V15W can be used in a wide range of high-current consumer and industrial applications where spillage or water could be a factor. Potential applications include off-road vehicles such as ATVs, golf carts, lawn mowers, and snowmobiles; construction and agricultural machinery; industrial equipment such as factory floor wash-down machinery; and medical equipment such as hospital beds, dental chairs and foot pedals.
Honeywell’s watertight V15W basic switches are designed to be configurable and include a wide variety of actuators, terminals, and electrical and operating characteristics. They also satisfy UL and other agency requirements. Able to operate in a variety of difficult environments, the watertight switches are available in three options for protection: sealed plunger, dust-tight (with epoxy seal on terminals) and pre-leaded.
- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
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