A1-003 - 

Tilt Switch, 15 °, 1 A, 240 Vac/dc

A1-003 - Tilt Switch, 15 °, 1 A, 240 Vac/dc

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The A1-003 is an Insulated Tilt and Position Switch with PBT case (30% glass filled) and ring terminal. This A1 series switches "make" when the electrode is tilted below horizontal and "break" when tilted above horizontal. It features self renewing, liquid mercury contacts. Hermetically sealed switch provides long contact life and quiet, dependable performance. Sealed contacts are closed to external contaminants.
  • Mercury-to-metal
  • #8 Machine screw size
  • Switching occurs when body axis is near horizontal
  • 30mΩ Contact resistance


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We have had some issues with our application and just wanted to be sure it wasn't due to a major change in the mercury switches.
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Durakool A1-001 has cotton wire insulation whereas part A1-003 has got silicone wire insulation.
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