HORSHAM, England – Electronic parts distributor Aerco Ltd in Horsham, England, is offering the rugged Honeywell Micro Switch TL series toggle switches for harsh-environment military and avionics applications like switching on/off pumps and lights, and movement control of lift platforms and ramps.
The switches are sealed to MIL-DTL-3950 standard and can be specified for indoor or outdoor applications subject to shock, vibration, dust, splashing or hose-directed water.
Supplied to applications in military and commercial fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, Honeywell Micro Switch TL series toggle switches also are suitable for aviation ground support equipment, tracked and wheeled military vehicles, and construction equipment.
Applications include switching on/off pumps and lights; movement control of lift platforms and ramps; control of road pavers, trenchers, stump cutters and many others.
The switches feature a bonded seal between the toggle lever and brushing and between the cover and the case, ensuring environmental sealing and delivering a long operating life under extreme conditions. The switches operate in temperatures from -65 to 71 degrees Celsius.
Available options include 2- and 3- position, maintained, and momentary toggle action, and in addition to standard or tab actuators, special designs can be specified.
For extra safety and security and to avoid unintentional actuation, the TL series is also available with optional lever locks (pull-to-unlock), so two separate actions are required to operate the switch.
The switches are available in 1, 2 and 4 pole options: SPST, SPDT, DPST, DPDT, 4PST, and 4PDT). TL series toggle switches meet a variety of circuitry requirements. With AC and DC capability and rated to 20 amps, plus offering a choice of silver alloy or gold-plated contacts.
The TL series toggle switches also handle a variety of electrical load requirements, including low-voltage DC applications. Step design cases provide additional space between terminals to prevent shorting. Termination options include screw, solder lugs, quick-connect, leadwire, and integrated wire termination systems (IWTS).
For more information contact Aerco online at www.aerco.co.uk.
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