RS PRO rugged heavy duty guarded foot switches which are ideal for industrial applications. The protective guard provides extra user safety and stops the machine from accidentally starting. The guards are large enough for safety shoes to be worn when using the foot switches.
Foot switches are commonly used on large machinery were hand operated switches are a safety concern. This foot controller pedal is ideal for various applications.
RS PRO offers a range of footswitches and accessories to meet your requirements. The range has been RS approved meaning great value for money and high-quality you can rely on.
Features and Benefits:
Non-latching and latching versions which are guarded
Stock no. 208-3265 has two stage operation whereby one set of N/C + N/O contacts operate before the other N/C + N/O contacts during full actuator travel
Screw terminals and self-lifting clamp for connection of leads
Sealed to IP67
Operating Temperature: -25°C to +60°C
Yellow colour protective guard with a black base
Metal guard provides extra safety for the user and to stop unwanted switch operation
Foot switches are commonly used in applications where hands-free control is more practical or safer. They can be found on:
Industrial machinery and smaller power tools
What are the different types of switching options?
Switches are components that switch a circuit on or off by making contact or breaking contact, the two most common are:
Non-latching (Momentary) – this type of foot switch makes contact when you push it but breaks contact when you release it.