Johnson Electric Expands Saia Microswitch Product Line for Circuit Breakers - Highest Electrical Rating in Ultra Miniature Package

Hong Kong, 15 December, 2011 – Johnson Electric today announced the X6 microswitch under the Saia brand. The X6 switch is designed specifically for use in circuit breaker applications up to 30kV to ensure high reliability and long life. The switch contact material is precisely selected to switch signal current and also high current switching. The X6 switch sets a new performance standard in circuit breakers with the highest current rating in a compact package. The X6 switch is designed to operate reliably after prolonged inactivity.

The X6 switch expands the existing Johnson Electric circuit breaker switch portfolio which covers all switch applications in circuit breakers including:

  • Auxiliary switches for position sensing.
  • Switching of motor actuators with high in-rush current.

"Addressing the most important requirements of electric circuit breakers makes these Saia microswitches the safe choice for designers," said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric’s senior vice president of Strategic Marketing. "Our custom engineering services utilize these switches within actuators and  chargers for circuit breakers" he added.

For more information on the Saia circuit breaker microswitch product line, e-mail sales@johnsonelectric.com

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