Custom Cable Assembly for Laboratory Integration

Throughout history, humanity has made countless scientific advances. These include developing new medicines and vaccines, creating new technologies, and learning more about the world around us. All of these accomplishments have one thing in common: they were made possible by people working in laboratories. A lot goes into making a lab function, including reliable and innovative technology.

One of E-Switch’s customers is an international manufacturer of laboratory instruments and solutions. For the past four decades, this company has been developing systems and components to help their many customers at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, and diagnostic laboratories. Their mission is to help laboratories achieve their goals through both their products and support.

The company recently created a custom cable assembly with custom graphics. Its purpose is to integrate various lab workstations to support the equipment. As part of this custom cable assembly, the company needed a reliable anti-vandal switch. This is where E-Switch’s ULV4 series comes in.

The ULV4 series anti-vandal switch is UL certified. This means that Underwater Laboratories, a third-party certification company, has helped to ensure the product is up to safety standards. To help you find the ideal switch for your needs, the ULV4 offers several customization options. These include several terminal options, dot, ring, or power symbol illuminated pattern options, many LED color options, and multiple voltage options. The ULV4 is also available as a prewired assembly. To learn more about what the ULV4 has to offer, check out its data sheet and the specs below.

ULV4 Specs:

The ULV4
  • Electrical Rating: 3A @ 125/250VAC
  • Mechanical Life: 1,000,000 cycles (momentary); 500,000 cycles (latching)
  • Electrical Life: 50,000 Cycles
  • Contact Resistance: 50mΩ
  • Insulation Resistance: 1000 MΩ @ 500VDC
  • Dielectric Strength: 2,000VAC
  • Operating/Storage Temperature: -20°C to 55°C
  • Travel: 3.2mm            
  • Moisture Protection: IP67
  • Contact Arrangement: SPDT or DPDT
  • Actuation Force: Single Pole: 2.5N; Double Pole: 3.5N
  • Panel Thickness: 1-10mm
  • Hex Nut Torque: 5-14Nm
  • Mechanical Impact Protection: IK08
  • Agency Approvals: cURus  

Want to look at more UL certified anti-vandal switches? Here are some other options from E-Switch:

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