Technical Blog Archive

Air Operated Foot Pedal

Air operated foot pedals are just part of our pneumatic range, we also have air operated hand controls, bellows and push-button switches. What is an air operated Foots Pedal? An air operated foot pedal is often used in a wet environment. Instead of electricity, the compression of the foot...

Emergency Stop Push Button

They are an important feature for devices because when they are compressed, the power to the device is immediately cut. Our emergency stop push button switches are part of our safety footswitch range. They can either be incorporated as part of the footswitch on ground level – activated...

What is a Single Pole Switch

What is a Single Pole Switch? A single pole switch has one input and one output, it has two states; “on” or “off”. They can be wired either normally open or normally closed and can be either latching or momentary. There are two types of single pole switch, these are...

Injection Moulding Advantages

What is Injection Moulding? Injection moulding is a way of manufacturing using melted plastic. The plastic is supplied as granules of powder which is melted down within the injection moulding machine. The melted plastic is then injected into the mould – this is why the process is called...

Electric Footswitches

What is an Electric Footswitch? An electric footswitch is a type of foot operated switch which uses electricity to function. They are very common and can be used for a wide range of applications. We have an extensive range of electric footswitches   Types of Electric Footswitches...

USB Foot Pedal for Push to Talk

What is Push to Talk? “Push to Talk” is a type of application found in call centers and emergency services. It involves using a footswitch as a way of answering the phone. This way of answering the phone is preferred as it is hands free allowing the user to operate a computer with...