microswitch

(redirected from Micro switch)
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

microswitch

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌswɪtʃ)
n
(Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a switch that operates by small movements of a lever
References in periodicals archive ?
The issue with the shift lever in the vehicles stems from the buildup of silicate on the micro switch, which indicates when the vehicle is in park.
The company said a build up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts is to blame for the issue, the report notes.
Honeywell's MICRO SWITCH Basic Switch line has been expanded with the addition of the V15W Series of Watertight Miniature Switches.
A micro switch, activated by the mirror slide, ensures that the camera cannot be used while the mirror is in the focusing position.
For operator safety, the machine-mounted electronic facer is equipped with a micro switch that prevents the facer from operating until it is properly placed between the pipe ends.(863) 679-8655, ritmoamerica.com
The AL200S label head is fitted with a combination label detect p e cell and micro switch enabling either clear or paper labels to be applied.
The programmable controller interface provides maximum flexibility by allowing control of the system to be accomplished by almost any device, from a simple micro switch or optical sensor to a sophisticated intelligent controller.
"One of the main drivers (of the sensor aftermarket) is the maturation of industry," says Jack Nehlig, vice president of electromechanical and industrial products for Honeywell Micro switch in Freeport, Ill.
It is regulated by a special micro switch mounted inside the Light Buster base.
As part of this acquisition, Leeds & Northrup's HyCal Division, headquartered in El Monte, CA, is reporting to Honeywell's Micro Switch Division.
Contract awarded for 29990026-set of snap action switch/micro switch (02 items 05 nos) (i) micro switch type s 845-1-20 to schaltbau pt no 1.1545.194558 or secheron pt no hbta 420574 p0002 = 02 nos (ii) micro switch type s 846-1-
Contract awarded for 2349n0-fuse 800 amp/1000v type 170m5961 with micro switch type 170h0069 (msw 710-is) required for bhel make alternator mounted rectifier 4500 with fuse tail diode of alco bg de locomotive.