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Types of Pressure Switch

Pressure switches are a type of sensor, they are part of our product range here at Herga.

Pressure switches are widely used for a variety of applications throughout different industries including manufacturing, HVAC, motorsport, automotive, machine building.

What is a Pressure Switch?

A pressure switch will be set to a certain pressure limit, once the pressure is detected to be at that limit the pressure switch will change state, causing it to either make or break a circuit. This will inform personnel that the pressure limit within that application has been reached. 

Types of Pressure Switch from Herga

Low Pressure Switches – well suited to OEM applications offering high performance and repeatability.

PCB Mounting Pressure switches – small switches for PCB mounting, low pressure switching offered with slow make contacts.

Diaphragm Pressure Switches – double insulated for conductive media with multiple spout and cap options available.

Miniature Pressure Switches - miniature size making them well suited to OEM applications with long life and high reliability.

Pressure Switch Uses

Pressure switches can be used for many different applications throughout many different industries

Other applications for pressure switches include;

  • Filtration systems
  • Detecting blockages
  • Solution levels on DNA testing machines
  • Compression units in medical facilities
  • Monitoring oxygen levels in gas tanks
  • Medical breathing apparatus
  • Liquid dispensing in drinks machines, for example, coffee machines 
  • Water pumps
  • Blocked filter detection in fans and air filter systems
  • Water levels in white goods; washing machines etc
  • Coffee machines
  • HVAC boiler room controls

Pressure Switches from Herga  

We have a wide range of pressure switches available to view on our website, these are manufactured at our own facility. Some of the features of our pressure switches are;

  • UL approval available
  • High sensitivity
  • Highly versatile
  • Double pole options
  • Low pressure options
  • Temperature compensation 

For further information on our pressure switches or any of the products in our portfolio, please contact us.

Article published on: 08/03/2021

Article last updated on: 08/03/2021