Stop Switches suit space sensitive applications.

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With back-panel-depth of 18.8 mm, visible actuation status ring, and industry standard 16 mm mounting hole, Series 51 is suited for medical diagnostic equipment, machine and process control, handheld pendants and devices, and instrumentation. Switches feature Monoblock construction and are sealed to IP65 standards. Utilizing low level and snap-action contact technology, switches meet UL, CSA, CE, EN 61058-1, and RoHS environmental requirements.

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EAO Series 51 Stop Switch Ideal for Space Sensitive Applications

Milford, CT - EAO Corporation of Milford, CT USA, a premier global supplier of Human Machine Interface (HMI) Systems and Components, introduces the Series 51 Stop Switch. These units are ideal for space sensitive applications often found within:

· Medical diagnostic equipment

· Handheld pendants and devices

· Machine and process control

· Instrumentation

· Disabled lifts

The compact design results in a slight back-panel-depth of just 18.8mm. They utilize an industry standard 16mm mounting hole and offer user benefits that include a visible actuation status ring. This ring further enhances ease-of-operation by providing quick indication of their actuated state at all times.

Sealed to IP65 standards, Series 51 Stop Switches provide oil and water tight capabilities, feature "Monoblock" construction, and utilize EAO's proven low level and snap-action contact technology. Meeting international standards such as UL, CSA, CE, EN 61058-1, and RoHS environmental requirements, make these switches widely accepted throughout numerous non-hazardous yet rigorous and dependable applications.

Many of the world's leading manufacturers work with EAO as their partner for the integration of HMI Systems and Components with their mission-critical applications. Visit for more information on the Series 51 Stop Switch. For information on EAO's HMI Systems expertise, visit

About EAO

EAO Corporation is a technology leader in Human Machine Interface (HMI) Systems and Components. Founded more than 60 years ago in Olten, Switzerland, EAO is a global manufacturer of a full line of HMI Components, including switches and keypads, as well as complete HMI Systems. For more information, visit our web site at or contact EAO at 98 Washington Street, Milford, CT 06460; Telephone: 203-877-4577; Fax: 203-877-3694. Send E-mail inquiries to

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