New foot switch range series 2420 for use in harsh environments
Same as with the existing Marquardt foot switches the loads are also switched with snap action switches within the new series. Now those are totally encapsulated in the foot switch body so that a protection degree up to IP 65 and IP 67 (dust- and water protected) is enabled.
This new feature improves the already high reliability of the standard switch itself and moreover also the end device considerably. Furthermore the user is protected against electrical shocks due to immersing water. The base food switch can additionally be equipped with a protection cover for user protection.
Also further significant features of the existing Marquardt foot switches were mandatory for the new series: A solid design was essential for the reason of providing a safe stand of the foot switch on the ground. Another major key fact of the development – which makes foot switch unique – was, the option of attaching a cable by the customers themselves with still provided IP protection. Furthermore the distinctive haptics as well as the clear tactile feedback was taken over from existing foot switch concepts. New on the other hand is, that within this series there will be latching switching functions available now.
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