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FDA Float switches

FDA and NSF Approved Float Switches

PLS-PP Range Of Float Switches Awarded FDA and NSF Approval.     We are pleased to announce that our PLS-PP series of float switches are FDA and NSF approved.  This means they are suitable for food contact.  These PP (Polypropylene) float switches, manufactured by PIC GmbH, comply with FDA CFR 177.2600 and CFR 177.1520 norms. FDA and NSF approval applies to the following float switch products, which can be found on the Alan Butcher .
New 250V Neon Indicators

New 250V Neon Indicators

New 250V Neon Indicators From Alan Butcher Components We have recently extended our panel neon indicator range to include 12mm and 13mm lights.  The SX412 and SX432 series from Signal Lux are high quality, competitively priced panel indicators.  They are easy to fit, durable and stylish! SX412 Series Features: Panel Cutout: 12mm Lens Diameter: 14mm Voltage: 250VAC Lamp: Neon Colours: Red, Green, Amber Temperature: T120 Terminals: 6.3x0.8mm tabs Approvals: VDE, CE   SX432 Series .
Brushless Motors - Everel 58 series

EVEREL BRUSHLESS MOTORS

One of the key strengths of Italian component manufacturer, Everel is it’s ability to turn a standard product into a customised solution.   The Everel Brushless Motor Range is such an example. Outlined below are the primary benefits and technical features of the Everel Ø58 and Ø80 brushless motor family.  For brushless motors, look no further than Everel.   EC Brushless Motor Ø58 Series Primary Applications Air Extraction Units Humidifiers Air Cleaners   Product Benefits .
New Piezo Buzzers and Miniature Speakers

New Piezo Buzzers And Miniature Speakers

New Products From Alan Butcher Components! Alan Butcher Components is pleased to announce the addition of new piezo buzzers and miniature speakers to our range. Miniature Speakers: ABS-248-RC • Miniature rectangular 4ohm speaker, 2Wmax. • The linked twin speakers help to improve SPL and sound quality. • Excellent miniature speaker for voice and music reproduction. • Suitable for a wide range of applications including Bluetooth products, PDAs and for products where space is a .
Float switch

How to select the correct float switch – Alan Butcher Components

Float Switch Float switches are one of the most proven, reliable and cost-effective technologies for measuring liquid levels. There are several things to consider when sourcing a float switch for your application. These include: • Contact Form – Normally Open or Normally Closed • Mounting position – horizontal or vertical • Housing material • Electrical rating • Lead length and material • Size of tank/container This guide will run through each of the above. .

Reed Sensors – A Sustainable Switching Technology

REED SWITCHES & REED SENSORS - SUSTAINABLE SWITCHING. Alan Butcher Components supply reed switches and sensors manufactured by PIC, Germany. Using sustainable technologies is often a key consideration for design engineers. With increased environmental legislation impacting on product design, reed switches offer a non-touch switching solution for a wide variety of applications. So, what makes them a sustainable switching option? Efficient – a reed switch draws no power. A magnet changes the state of the .
Toggle Switch - TG Series

Toggle Switches – New From Everel

Everel TG Series Toggle Switch Everel has updated it’s widely known and trusted A1 series rocker switch by adding a toggle! The TG series of toggle switches is based on the 13x19mm A1 switch and has been adapted to include a toggle lever. The metal lever is separated from the internal contacts ensuring that no additional insulation is required, such as rubber caps. One of the key features of this new range is that .
What Are Panel Indicators

What Are Panel Indicators?

What Are Panel Indicators? Distributor Alan Butcher Components helps to explain.   Panel indicators are optoelectronic devices which emit light to show the operating condition of a machine or appliance.  Manufacturers and distributors use various terminologies for this type of product which can be confusing when trying to source an item, particularly on-line:   Signal lamps Signal lights Indicator lights Indicators Panel indicators Pilot lights   Essentially, the above terms all describe a light .
Sensors & Instrumentation

PIC At The Sensors & Instrumentation Exhibition

What’s New From PIC? Find Out At The Sensors & Instrumentation Exhibition! 25 & 26 September 2018 | Hall 1, NEC Birmingham | Stand C1A Following the success of the 2017 Sensors & Instrumentation Show, PIC GmbH will be exhibiting again in 2018. Last year was the first time PIC showcased their products in the UK and we were delighted with the response.  As their UK distributor, we are looking forward to supporting them at .
Touch Switches

What is a capacitive touch switch?

       Touch switches are a type of switch typically activated by the touch of a human operator. There are three main types of touch switch: Capacitive Resistive Piezo For the purpose of this article, we are focusing on capacitive. Capacitive or capacitance switches work by detecting changes in capacitance or electrical charge.  The human body generates an electrical charge and this is detected when you touch the surface of the switch.  The capacitance increases .