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Explosion proof switches - A11131121000

Explosion Proof Switches

Everel A1 & SXL5 Switches Tested To Meet EN60079 Explosive Atmosphere Standard. Cost effective, explosion proof switches for the Refrigeration industry. With the planned phase out of HFC gases by the European Union, the need to source alternative refrigerants with lower global warming potential is a challenge for Refrigeration manufacturers.  The use of natural refrigerants such as R-290 (propane) and R600a (isobutene) are popular substitutes.  However, one of the potential concerns for natural refrigerants .

New Power Float Switches

                                              We now offer high power float switches in the PLS-051 range.  Screw mounted from the outside, this level sensor is suitable for a wide variety of applications requiring the measurement of liquid levels.     Power Float Switches PLS-051A-3PPI PLS-051B-3PPI PLS-051A-6PPI PLS-051B-6PPI Contact Form A B A B Contact rating max. .
What is a rocker switch

Rocker Switches

What is a rocker switch? A rocker switch is an on-off switch that rocks back and forth.  When one side is pressed, the other raises with an action similar to a see-saw.    They are easy to use and extremely reliable making them one of the most common forms of switches used worldwide. Rocker switch contact forms: You will commonly see rocker switches referred to as Single Pole (SP) and Double Pole (DP). This relates .
Alan Butcher Components

Maplin Switches and Buzzers

                                           We were very sad to hear that Maplin Electronics is now in administration.  Alan Butcher Components has been a supplier to Maplin for over 30 years and seen many developments and changes during this time.  The decline of Maplin emphasises again how difficult it is for retailers on the UK high street.  We also appreciate that Maplin was restructuring to try and reverse that trend .
Mostra Expo - 2018

Everel Exhibiting At Mostra Expo, Milan!

The Mostra Convegno Expo, Milan 13th-16th March 2018 We are pleased to announce that Everel will be exhibiting at MCE 2018.  The Mostra Expo is an excellent platform for Everel to present their innovative motor and ventilation solutions to the wider market.   The Mostra Exhibition is where companies focused on the HVAC+R and energy efficiency sectors meet and showcase their latest technologies.  It focuses on the key areas of Heating, Cooling, Water and .
Berker 3A USB charging socket - 9-2610-25-XX

New 3A USB Charging Socket From Berker!

   The new Berker Integro 2gang, 3A, 230V USB charging socket is now available from Alan Butcher Components. Fitted with two USB type A sockets Suitable for mobile phones and tablets, navigation devices and digital cameras. Short-circuit-proof and overload-proof by means of an electronic fuse. As part of the Integro range, the new 3A USB charging socket has the same compact dimensions (55.5 x 55.5mm) and design quality associated with Berker products. Specifications: Frequency .
Piezo Buzzers Sounders

Piezo Buzzer Distributor

Alan Butcher Components has been supplying piezo buzzers for over 30 years.  We specialise in distributing high quality, reliable audio products suitable for a wide range of applications.  So, what makes us different from other suppliers?  Why should you choose Alan Butcher Components as your piezo buzzer distributor?  Here are just a few reasons:   Our range is comprehensive. Whether you need continuous or intermittent-tone buzzers, loud/high output devices or ultra-miniature components, we will .
Alan Butcher Components

2017 Year In Review

   Alan Butcher Components - 2017 Year In Review!   Firstly, Happy Christmas to you all! Another year is coming to a close which doesn’t seem possible.  2017 has been a busy and exciting year for Alan Butcher Components, with the company continuing to grow and develop.  Following is a summary of our 2017 year in review: In April, we were awarded the Everel agency for the UK and this has already proved to be .
Managing Lead Times - Chinese New Year 2018

Managing Lead Times – CNY 2018

Managing Lead Times – Chinese New Year 2018   The Year of the Dog is fast approaching and it is time to plan for the Chinese New Year shutdown period.  For 2018, our supplier’s shutdown runs from 10th February to 25th February, with limited production for a couple of weeks after. As you know, we like to give our customers sufficient time to plan for this and every year, around this time, we are .
Everel Product Solutions

Everel Product Solutions Presentations

                                                                                  EVEREL PRODUCT SOLUTIONS Everel has recently launched a series of presentations showcasing their product solutions for applications such as ovens, cooker hoods, pressure and vacuum cleaners.  There are currently three presentations and you .