Carling Technologies Illuminated Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT), (On)-Off-(On) Rocker Switch Panel Mount

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Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Status: Not Applicable
COO (Country of Origin): MX
Product Details

V Series Sealed Contura Rocker Switches

From Carling Technologies, the Contura V series of sealed rocker switches designed for panel mounting. The IP65/68 waterproof switches are robustly constructed from toughened engineering materials providing complete protection from dust, extended spray and submersion. Contura V switches are recognized to UL1500 – Ignition Protection for Marine Products. These switches are shock, vibration, thermos-shock, moisture and salt spray resistant.

Illuminated and Non-illuminated
The Contura V series of rocker switches are available in both standard non-illuminated or illuminated versions with incandescent, neon and a wide variety of LEDs including superbrite,
flashing and bi-colour.

Removable actuators
With an extensive range of removable rocker actuators in various legend designs and colours, the Contura V rocker switches provide countless options for panel designs. A handy actuator tool is available separately for quick removal and replacement of rocker faces. ( part number 665-562)

Switch operation and contact configuration
With a choice of momentary or latching switching in single pole double pole and triple pole contact configurations, the V series of rockers offer an array of circuit solutions.

Panel mounting
Fitting is easy, once the recommended panel cut-out is made ( 21.8 x 36.8) the panel mount rocker switches simple snap in to the aperture. The multi-step mounting wings provide a secure fit for panel thicknesses of 0.8 mm to 6.35 mm.

Features and Benefits

• IP66/68 ingress protection
• Dual seal protection
• Vibration, shock, thermos-shock, moisture and salt spray resistant
• Interchangeable actuators with a choice of multiple symbols
• Connection via 6.3 mm quick connect blade terminals
• SPST, SPDT, DPST, DPDT and 3PDT contact configurations
• On-Off, On-Off-On, Off-On-On, and On-On-On switching operations

Typical applications for sealed rocker switches

Rocker switches are one of the most frequently used types of electrical switch in the market today. The Contura V-series of waterproof switches is designed specifically for harsh environments. Some of the most common are:

• Marine and shipping
• Highway and motorway vehicles and machinery
• Mining machinery

FAQ

Are the rocker switches easy to connect?
Yes, the V series of rocker switches are fitted with industry standard 6.35 x 0.8 mm quick connect male tab terminals. Simply select the appropriate red, yellow or blue female push on receptacles, according to the wire size required.

Carling Technologies® Rocker Switches

Specifications
Attribute Value
Contact Configuration Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT)
Switch Operation (On)-Off-(On)
Panel Cut Out Width 21.08mm
Panel Cut Out Height 36.83mm
Contact Current Rating 20 A @ 12 V dc
Illuminated Yes
Actuator Colour Black
Mounting Type Panel Mount
IP Rating IP66, IP68
Terminal Type Quick Connect
Actuator Shape Rectangular
Maximum Operating Temperature +85°C
Case Material Polyester
Panel Cut Out Size 36.83 x 21.08mm
Minimum Operating Temperature -40°C
DC Voltage Rating 12V
Operating Temperature Range -40 → +85°C
Contact Material Silver
Mechanical Life 150000Operations
Contact Resistance 10mΩ
Available to back order for despatch 04/03/2020
Price Each
£ 8.63
(exc. VAT)
£ 10.36
(inc. VAT)
Units
Per unit
1 +
£8.63
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