Power Switches

Power Switch Overview

E-Switch

This tutorial will discuss many of the basic elements of a power switch including the definition of a power switch, resistive loads and inductive loads, the most common poles and throws, environmental ratings, types and styles of illumination, termination options, agency approvals, temperature range, life cycles, and the most common types of power switches.

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PTM Published on: 2011-11-11