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Electrical Capacity (Resistive Load)
For MRA: 250mA @ 125V AC
For MRF or MRK: 0.4VA maximum @ 28V AC/DC maximum
(Applicable Range 0.1mA ~ 0.1A @ 20mV ~ 28V)
Note: Find additional explanation of operating range in Supplement section.
Contact Resistance: 10 milliohms maximum for MRA; 50 milliohms maximum for MRF & MRK
Insulation Resistance: 100 megohms minimum @ 500V DC
Dielectric Strength: 1,000V AC minimum for 1 minute minimum for MRA
500V AC minimum for 1 minute minimum for MRF & MRK
Mechanical Life: 30,000 operations minimum
Electrical Life: 10,000 operations minimum
Range of Operating Torque: 0.02 ~ 0.07Nm for MRA; 0.005 ~ 0.02Nm for MRF & MRK
Contact Timing: Nonshorting (break-before-make)
MRA – self-cleaning, sliding contact; MRF & MRK – self-cleaning, rotary contactor disk
Materials & Finishes
Shaft: Brass with nickel plating
Stopper Plate: Steel with zinc plating for MRA & MRK; polyamide cover with stopper for MRF
Bushing/Housing: Zinc alloy with zinc plating
Movable Contacts: Copper with silver plating for MRA; phosphor bronze with gold plating for MRF & MRK
End Contacts & Terminals: Brass with silver plating for MRA; phosphor bronze with gold plating for MRF & MRK
Common Contacts & Terminals: Brass with silver plating for MRA; phosphor bronze with gold plating for MRF & MRK
Base: Diallyl phthalate for MRA; fiberglass reinforced polyamide for MRF & MRK
Operating Temperature Range: –10°C through +70°C (+14°F through +158°F)
Humidity: 90 ~ 95% humidity for 96 hours @ 40°C (104°F)
Vibration: 10 ~ 55Hz with peak-to-peak amplitude of 1.5mm traversing the frequency range & returning
in 1 minute; 3 right angled directions for 2 hours
Shock: 50G (490m/s2) acceleration (tested in 3 right angled directions, with 3 shocks in each direction)
Sealing: MRK model meets IP67 of IEC60529 standards
Mounting Torque: .686Nm (6.08 lb•in)
Cap Installation Force: 19.6 ~ 29.4N (4.41 ~ 6.61 lbf) for MRA & MRK
Soldering Time & Temperature: Wave Soldering for MRA: See Profile A in Supplement section.
Wave Soldering for MRF & MRK: See Profile B in Supplement section.
Manual Soldering for MRA: See Profile A in Supplement section.
Manual Soldering for MRF & MRK: See Profile B in Supplement section.
Cleaning: Automated cleaning recommended. Stopper plate, as well as washers for MRA & MRK, must be in
place to maintain automated cleaning. See Cleaning specifications in Supplement section.
Standards & Certifications
MRA, MRF, & MRK models have not been tested for UL recognition or CSA certification.
These switches are designed for use in a low-voltage, low-current, logic-level circuit.
When used as intended in a logic-level circuit, the results do not produce hazardous energy.