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Herga Technology’s 6256 heavy-duty industrial footswitch has AC15 utilisation category rating

The flexibility for electrical switching on the 6256 series includes slow break & make and snap action options to AC-15 6A 250V / DC-12 6A 24V (UL) as well as a high-power model for 25A 125/250V AC. 1HP 125/250V AC (with double pole change over contacts over two switches). 5 k? and 10 k?...

Herga Technology’s multipedal footswitch platforms available for industrial switching tasks or with 60601-1 approval for medical equipment

Both systems share modular expansion components for multipedal configurations for up to 5-pedal footswitching with additional puck/haptic switches that further expand the operator control possibilities. The moulded thermoplastic single and double plinths are interconnected by joining plates and...

Further product and manufacturing expansion for the Variohm Group through CPI™ acquisition – harsh duty position sensing and switching technologies

CPI’s specialist range of standard and ATEX/IECEX/SIL2 rated draw-wire position sensors and its waterproof switch and thermal switching technologies perfectly suit harsh duty application areas where the ISO9001 registered manufacturer has over seventy years’ experience in demanding...

Herga 6256 industrial footswitch with pressure activated override and manual release offers increased safety

This version of the 6256 is also available with an optional feature that adds a mechanical resistance in the actuation path of the pedal, producing tactile feedback so that the operator can sense the instant the footswitch pressure changes. As well as its use in hazardous control tasks, the...

New Bluetooth PAN to USB device allows Herga's wireless footswitches

Herga Technology, the switching and sensing equipment manufacturer, produces a wide range of single and multipedal footswitches including those that utilise the Bluetooth® secure PAN (personal area network) for wireless machine switching functions. Also available are wired USB footswitches that...

Further expansion of Variohm Holdings

  Variohm Holdings, a part of the LSE-listed discoverIE Group plc (LSE: DSCV), has further advanced its strategic plans to expand both product portfolio and manufacturing competency with the acquisition of the German/Hungarian temperature control component manufacturer Limitor Solutions...