Technical Blog Archive

IR Switches

Types of IR Switches and their Applications  We have two different types of IR switches here at Herga The first is our 6310 and 6311 hand control with a receiver. The hand control is wire free and the receiver can be placed onto a device allowing the user to be able to operate it from a...

Air Operated Foot Switches

These are part of our product range here at Herga Technology. We manufacture and distribute a range of air operated foot switches.  Many of our air operated foot switches are available in a range of colours so please inform us if you have a preference, there are also other customisable...

Hand Switches

A hand switch has buttons which are operated by the users hand (hence the name) and is connected to a device by either a wired or wireless connection.  Hand Switch Uses Some applications which we have been involved in that require hand switches are; Door Controls - Our 6310 IR hand...

What is an Air Switch?

As you may assume from the name, an Air Switch is a switch which is activated by air. A push button can be used to instigate a “puff” or “sip” of air which travels along a length of PVC tubing and activates the air switch. The air switch will turn a device on or...

Medical Footswitches

From our experience within the industry our product ranges have grown and adapted and we have incorporated several features which we believe are key to the industry. Features of Medical Footswitches To ensure that our medical footswitches are well suited for use within the medical industry,...

Pneumatic Switches

Our pneumatic switch range includes, hand controls, bellows, push button switches and footswitches. Many of our products are available in a range of colours. See our full range of Pneumatic Switches by downloading our Pneumatic Line Card. What is a Pneumatic Switch? A pneumatic switch is...