Pushbutton Switches offer push-pull functionality up to 1 hp.

Press Release Summary:

Available with various actuator and terminal options, PP1 and PP2 Series is available with contact ratings of 16 A/125 Vac, 12 A/250 Vac, and 1 hp 125/250 Vac. Illuminated SPDT switches provide initial contact resistance of 50 mW max, electrical life of 6,000 cycles, and mechanical life of 50,000 cycles. Operating from 0-85°C, UL-rated units are suited for appliance/white goods, HVAC, and industrial control applications.

Original Press Release:

E-Switch's PP1 and PP2 Series Pushbutton Switches Offer Push-Pull Functionality Rated up to 1HP

MINNEAPOLIS, MN --- E-Switch announces the PP1 and PP2 series pushbutton switch, featuring push-pull functionality with momentary functions. This pushbutton switch has high power ratings and is rated to 1HP.There are various actuator and terminal options available with these switches. UL rated. Specifications include:

o Electrical Life: 6,000 cycles

o Mechanical Life: 50,000 cycles

o Contact Rating: 16A 125VAC, 12A 250VAC and 1HP 125/250VAC

o Contact Resistance (Initial Max): 50milliohms max

o Contact Arrangement: SPDT

o Insulation Resistance: 2Megaohms min

o Dielectric Strength (1 min): 500 VAC

o Force: 300 gf to 500 gf

o Travel: Push only: 9.4mm; Push-Pull: 5.0mm push, 5.7mm pull

o Operating/Storage Temperature: 0°C to +85°C

Markets and applications for the PP series pushbutton switches include appliance/white goods, HVAC, and Industrial controls.

Visit E-Switch at www.e-switch.com to request your full-line catalog! You can also request a sample of one of over 4,000 discrete part numbers for one of your projects!

About E-Switch. In 2009, E-Switch, Inc. acquired Lamb Industries and now offers one of the broadest switch lines available today. Both companies have been delivering innovative and quality switches to the electronics, telecom, high tech, instrumentation, industrial, appliance and consumer markets since 1979. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Portland, Oregon, their global reach extends to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Products include Rocker, Toggle, Slide, Tact, Pushbutton, Dip, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Power, illuminated switches, and more. E-Switch has local reps, distributors, engineers and account managers on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to requests, along with a top notch sampling and cross-referencing program. E-Switch's online catalogs include complete specifications, drawings and schematics.

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