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Technical Blog Archive

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...

Herga Technology renews ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 accreditations

Herga Technology, the UK designer and manufacturer of switching and sensing solutions has successfully completed an independent renewal of its ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 quality management accreditations.    Through a challenging four day audit in June an extensive assessment...

Bluetooth® Footswitch Range

Our Bluetooth footswitch range includes both single and multipedal switches as well as transmitters all working on a power friendly Bluetooth Smart Closed Network.       Bluetooth ® Footswitch Advantages   Why use a Bluetooth® footswitch? There are...

Types of Switches

Switches are present in the home, office, factories, schools, construction sites, medical facilities, spas, gymnasiums, public toilets and so many other areas it is impossible to mention them all. Switches are designed to make or break electric circuits – essentially – turn things off...

Industrial Switches

To ensure that our switches are well suited to the industrial sector they have the following characteristics ·         Robust ·         Hard...

Emergency Stop Footswitch

When compressed, an emergency stop foot switch will cut the power to the machine it is connected to by breaking the electrical circuit. This function is often required in industrial applications where people could become in danger and the machine needs to be switched of as quickly as...