Pushbutton Switch Offers Industrial Design, Safety Protection
Tue, 09/20/2011 - 7:56am
E-Switch announced the KJD17 Series pushbutton switch. This heavy duty switch offers an industrial design and a PVC cap for dust and water protection, equivalent to an IP54 rating. The pushbutton switch has an electromagnet inside the switch that provides automatic safety protection against power outages and restarts. It is rated at 2 hp and 16 A, and is UL listed. Specifications include a life expectancy of10,000 cycles; contact ratings of 16 A at 12 VAC, 16 A at 220/240 VAC, ½ HP 120 VAC, and 2 HP 220/240 VAC; contact resistance (Initial Max) of 50 m?; insulation resistance of 100 M? min at 500 VDC, dielectric strength: 1,500 VAC for 1 minute, and an operating temperature of -20°C to +70°C. The KJD17 series pushbutton switch is a great product for the industrial market, especially where safety is a concern.