New Training Materials Available Now

E-Switch offers electro-mechanical switches to meet industry requirements in numerous markets. Below, each application shows the most requested switch for that type of application. However, several switches may fit your requirements. Please view our entire line of switches to meet your needs or contact customer service at 800.867.2717 for further assistance. new-virtual-applications

E-Switch just launched two new virtual applications! A third one will be coming soon:

 

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E-Switch has 3 new application brochures for the following markets:

  • Audio/Visual  E-Switch offers a wide range of switch products well suited for the audio/ visual market. Besides the typical on/off function, many audio/visual equipment and devices often utilize more than one type of switch. From tact, toggles, pushbuttons and rockers, selecting the right switch depends on the application requirements.
  • Medical & Dental E-Switch provides a robust line of switch products, from pushbuttons and tact switches, to rockers and toggles. Each switch family provides multiple features suitable for medical-related devices and equipment. Whether the application requires moisture-resistance, illumination, or an anodized finish, E-Switch is sure to have a switch meeting the necessary design specifications.
  • Industrial E-Switch provides a broad range of switches that withstand the rugged, harsh and high demand environments found in the industrial market where reliability is a key factor. Industrial equipment and devices vary from test & measurement tools, factory automation machines, safety or security systems, recreational and agricultural vehicles, and commercial equipment. More complex equipment and systems often utilize several types of switches on the operational control panels. From tact, toggles, pushbuttons and rockers, selecting the right switch depends on the application requirements.
Click on the links above to download the PDF.

 

 

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E-Switch Introduces New Rep Firm

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Rick Nelson, sales director for E-Switch, stated, “E-Switch is proud to announce Innovatech as our new authorized sales representatives for the Colorado, Utah, Southern Idaho, Montana and Wyoming territories. We are looking forward to working with Innovatech in promoting and selling our switches.”

Innovatech business development manager, Bryan Fagerholt, said, “Innovatech is excited to work with a quality company like E-Switch.  We are proud to add them to our family of distinguished technology partners.”

Innovatech Associates Rocky Mountains is a technology driven, results-oriented company that thrives on success and accomplishment.   Founded in 2006, and headquartered in Colorado, Innovatech provides an unfamiliar level of technical / consultative sales in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.  In a time in the industry where the term “sales engineer” is thrown about loosely, Innovatech’s sales team consists of 5 EEs with years of industry experience, plus a business development manager focused on cultivating technology start-ups and analyzing market trends.

From the company’s inception, Innovatech has prided itself on violently executing to a simple formula; Great PEOPLE + a disciplined sales PROCESS yields predictably good RESULTS.

We would like to give Innovatech a warm welcome and look forward to working with them to continue the success of E-Switch. Their website is http://www.innovatechrm.com/

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The FS5700 Series Pushbutton Foot Switch for Foot Actuated Devices

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E-Switch announces the new FS5700 series pushbutton foot switch. This switch comes in your choice of SPDT, DPDT or 3PDT circuits. It is a single pole, double throw (SPDT) switch. You can choose PCB pin termination or a solder lug panel mount option. This foot switch also comes in either momentary or alternate action functions. It has a high actuation force depending on circuit, ranging from 1700 gram force up to 3000 gram force.

Common applications for the FS5700 series foot switch include home appliances, floor care appliances, flight simulation gaming controls, industrial controls operated via foot switch, medical and dental applications, and audio/visual equipment.

Specifications include:

Contact Rating: 1A @ 9VDC

Electrical Life: 30,000 Cycles
Contact Resistance: 50mΩ Initial
Insulation Resistance: 100MΩ @ 500VDC

Dielectric Strength: 1000V RMS

Operating Temperature: -10°C to 70°C

Storage Temperature: -10°C to 70°C
Full Travel: SP & DP: 2.7mm; 3P: 5.0mm
Contact Arrangement: SPDT, DPDT or 3PDT

Actuation Force: Single pole momentary: 1700gf

Single pole alternate action: 1000gf
Double pole momentary: 2500gf
Double pole alternate action: 1600gf
3 pole alternate action: 3000gf
Panel Thickness: 8mm Max.

FS5700 Series Product Detail Page
FS5700 Series Catalog Data Sheet

Visit E-Switch at www.e-switch.com. You can also request a sample of any of our discrete part numbers for one of your projects!

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E-Switch Introduces the WS Series Sealed Snap Action Switch

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E-Switch announces the new WS series snap action switch. This switch is sealed to IP67 certification and comes with the choice of a lever or plunger actuator option. It is a single pole, double throw (SPDT) switch. Termination options include solder lug or PCB pins.

The series already features a mechanical life of one million life cycles, and is UL listed. Common applications for the WS series snap action switch include vending machines, HVAC, medical equipment, white goods, electrical housewares and other equipment and machines that require a sealed snap action switch.

SPECIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

Contact Rating: 01 = 1A @ 24VDC 02 = 2A @ 12VDC 03 = 0.1A @ 125VAC
Electrical Life: 10,000 Cycles
Mechanical Life: 1,000,000 Cycles
Contact Resistance: 100mΩ Max. Initial
Insulation Resistance: 100MΩ Min. @ 500VDC
Dielectric Strength: 600VAC
Operating/Storage Temperature: -25°C to 85°C
Moisture Protection: IP67
Contact Arrangement: SPDT
Actuation Force: See Table
Agency Approvals: UL

WS Series Product Detail Page
WS Series Catalog Data Sheet

 Introducing our new video series, E-Bits. The inaugural E-Bits video below features our WS series snap action switch:

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E-Switch Sponsors University of Wisconsin Madison Hyperloop Team

E-Switch would like to congratulate the UW-Madison engineering team for winning the Innovation Award in the Hyperloop competition.   A team of University of Wisconsin engineering  students won the innovation award in a worldwide SpaceX Hyperloop competition.   SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk, who is the driving force behind the Hyperloop competition, took the opportunity to sit in the Badgerloop pod while touring the various team’s booths on January 30, 2017.     Read more….
E-Switch is proud to have sponsored this effort and will continue our sponsorship for round two of the competition this summer.
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Tesla co-founder Elon Musk poses for the camera in the Badgerloop Pod at the SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

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E-Switch Brochures and Collateral

E-Switch has an array of downloadable brochures and training tools on the website. Click HERE to head over to E-Switch’s Training page where you can access all these tools. Once there, you can download by clicking on the image or the title.

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E-Switch Announces Sealed Virtual Solutions

E-Switch offers a large selection of sealed switches, both IP rated (in parentheses) and process sealed. Click here to view the PTM (product training module) or click on the image below to access the sealed virtual solutions. Once you are there, you can click on each individual switch for a pop up menu of options, including specifications, datasheet, and more!

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