General Purpose Metal Foot Switch, Mild Steel Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) 3 A @ 250 V ac 250V IPX2

  • RS Stock No. 254-2348
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
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Product Details

RS PRO Robust Metal Foot switches

RS PRO single pole versatile foot switch with a durable steel housing for long life and high reliability. The foot switches have a low profile that helps eliminate operator fatigue, with only a small amount of pressure required to operate.

Foot switches are commonly used on large machinery were hand operated switches are a safety concern. This foot controller pedal is ideal for various applications.

RS PRO offers a range of footswitches and accessories to meet your requirements. The range has been RS approved meaning that the products are great value for money and a high-quality you can rely on.

This range of foot pedal switches includes:
254-2348 - Black robust metal foot switch, Momentary
251-2230- Black/White, Momentary

Features and Benefits:

Use for controlling industrial devices and small machines
Fitted with a momentary changeover switch
Complete with 2 metres of cable
Sealed to IP40
Single pedal foot operated switches
Durable and reliable with steel housing for long life
Operating Temperature: -5°C to +40°C

Typical Applications

Foot switches are commonly used in applications where hands-free control is more practical or safer. They can be found on:
Industrial machinery and smaller power tools
Hospital beds
Dentist Chairs
Lamps

FAQs

What are the different types of switching options?
Switches are components that switch a circuit on or off by making contact or breaking contact, the two most common are:
Non-latching (Momentary) – this type of foot switch makes contact when you push it but breaks contact when you release it.
Latching (Maintained) – this type of foot switch needs to be pressed once for ON and again for OFF

Why would you use a footswitch?
As these switches are operated by the person’s feet, this means that their hands are free so therefore allows the individual to multitask.

Approvals

EN 61058-2-1; EN 61058; EN 60601-1; EN 60950

Specifications
Attribute Value
Contact Configuration SP-CO
Switch Operation Momentary
Case Material Mild Steel
Contact Voltage Rating AC 250V
Contact Voltage Rating DC 24V
Contact Current Rating 3 A
Switch Environment General Purpose
IP Rating IPX2
Contact Material Silver
Length 90mm
Width 66mm
Height 24mm
Colour Black
Standards Met EN 60950, 2014/35/EU
Dimensions 90 x 66 x 24mm
5 Within 1 working day(s) (IE stock)
375 Within 2 working day(s) (EU stock)
Unit of sale: Each
42.95
(exc. VAT)
52.83
(inc. VAT)
units
Per unit
1 +
€42.95
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