Technical Blog Archive

What is a Heavy-Duty Footswitch?

What is a Heavy-Duty Footswitch Used For? Heavy duty footswitches can be used for many applications. Typical applications can be found in industrial environments, production lines and operating heavy-duty machinery. Some applications our heavy-duty footswitches have been used for...

What is a Pneumatic Switch Used for?

What is a Pneumatic Switch Used For? Pneumatic switches are specifically designed for applications in wet environments. This is because there are no electric parts within the switch itself that the user could encounter making them very safe to operate with wet hands. They are also well used...

Bluetooth Footswitches for Medical Applications

Our Bluetooth footswitch range includes both single and multi-pedal options.  More about our Bluetooth Footswitches Our Bluetooth footswitches are wireless switches for use in a range of applications. They work using a closed Bluetooth network which enables the user to operate a machine...

Types of Pressure Switch

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...

Emergency Off Switch

When an emergency off switch is compressed the power to the machine or device is instantly cut causing the machine to power off. Our emergency off switches are built into our safety footswitch which is part of our 6256 range. They can either be at ground level, activated by the foot, or on...

How does a Footswitch Work?

Footswitches can be either momentary or latching. And can use various operating principles. How Does A Footswitch Work – Electric Footswitches An electric footswitch works like any other electric switch. Inside the footswitch there are contact points, the wires of the footswitch are...