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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 .
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 .
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 .
Sensors - Alan Butcher Components

Visit Us At The Sensors & Instrumentation Exhibition!

Our Reed Sensor Technology supplier PIC GmbH is exhibiting at the Sensors & Instrumentation exhibition in Birmingham on the 26th – 27th September 2017.   This will be the first time they have exhibited in the UK and it is an exciting opportunity to view their product range and discuss the numerous applications for this technology with their sales engineers.  Our Managing Director, Paul Butcher, will also be on the stand to assist with .
Push button switches

What Are Push Button Switches?

Push Button Switches are used across a wide variety of applications.    Usually made of metal or plastic, the button is pressed by the human finger; they are the interface between a user and the end product or system.  The range of push switches is vast and below is an overview of the type of push buttons offered by Alan Butcher Components. Types Of Pushbutton Switches:   Latching switches, also known as On/Off – when .
Alan Butcher Components

Alan Butcher Components – Everel’s UK Agent!

                We are delighted to announce that Alan Butcher Components Ltd. has been appointed as the sole UK agent for Everel, Italy.  We have been working with Everel as their UK distributor for 30 years.  The addition of the agency will further enhance our ability to assist customers and generate new opportunities. As Everel’s UK agent, we are the intermediary between Everel and their customer.  We are .