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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...

Electrical Switches

Electrical switches are suitable for various environments and therefore have different characteristics and use different technologies and working principles. What is an Electrical Switch? An electrical switch can be any type of switch which uses electricity to function. They are very common...

Herga's modular footswitch system now has individual 60601-1 medical approval:

Herga Technology is proud to announce that its Modular Base System has successfully gained UL- and IEC- 60601-1 medical product approval. In combination with Herga’s best-in-class medically approved electrical and Bluetooth® footswitches and puckswitches, this building-block platform now...