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Variable level control switches in a variety of designs. Single and double piggyback VLFS.

 
 
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Variable Level Control Switches

  • Float is constructed of durable PVC/polypropylene encasing variable level switch
  • Standard mechanical variable level control switches
  • Temperature rating of 140° F (60° C)
  • 18/2 type SJOW CPE cord standard
  • Long cords are available in 15', 25', 35' and 50' (5 m, 8 m, 11 m and 15 m) 
  • Pipe clamp or adjustable weight mounting types
  • Low current switches, 30 VDC/.1 amps, for Class I, Division 1, Group C & D locations when used in intrinsically-safe circuits
  • Approximately 1/2" (50 mm) liquid level differential in switching action

Variable level control switch is normally open when hanging vertically above liquid level. Switch closes when it reaches a few degrees above the horizontal position.

Applications:

  • Switch for simplex or duplex pump control and high level alarm on electrical alternating control panel systems for dewatering, effluent and sewage applications
  • Switch for A-Pak
  • High level alarm switch

SWITCH-MATE PIGGYBACK VARIABLE LEVEL FLOAT SWITCH (VLFS)

  • Converts nonautomatic pump to automatic pump
  • Simple installation
  • Adjustable/variable level
  • Standard 15' (5 m) and 20' (6 m) SJOW CPE cord with molded plug
  • Float is constructed of durable PVC/polypropylene encasing variable level switch
  • Standard - normally open (NO) 'pumps down'
  • Maximum operating temperature for 10-0748: 120° F (49° C), all other switches: 140° F (60° C)
  • Float is omnidirectional (no 'up' side)
  • Includes mounting clamp
  • Designed for effluent, sewage and dewatering applications
  • For use in 18" (46 cm) minimum diameter basins
  • 10-0748: 25' (8 m) cord standard, no molded plug - can be used as a control switch to operate an external magnetic or combination starter on three phase pumps
  • Use recommendation chart for switch selection

    *Mercury products are not approved for sale in: ACA, CT, ME, RI. Effective 1/1/07-VT; 7/1/07-IL; 5/1/09-MA similar restrictions will apply. Please review latest IMERC notification for additional information.

Variable Level Control Switches

For use with weighted floats.

Float switch brackets are available to be mounted on a wall or access frame, or they may be bolted or welded to a rail system.

Pump lifting cables are available for the following:

  • 6680 series pumps
  • 71 and X71 series grinders
  • 69 HD and X69 HD series pumps
  • Consult factory for other configurations.

SINGLE PIGGYBACK VARIABLE LEVEL FLOAT SWITCH
13 Amp Maximum - Normally Open (NO)
10-0034 - 115V - 15' (5 m)
10-0035 - 230V - 15' (5 m)
10-0063 - 115V - 20' (6 m)
10-0706 - 230V - 20' (6 m)
10-0066 - 115V - 25' (8 m)
10-0311 - 230V - 25' (8 m)

15 Amp Maximum - Normally Open (NO)
10-0032 - 115V - 15' (5 m)
10-0033 - 230V - 15' (5 m)
10-0705 - 115V - 20' (6 m)
10-0559 - 230V - 20' (6 m)
10-0088 - 115V - 25' (8 m)
10-0304 - 230V - 25' (8 m)

20 Amp Maximum - Normally Open (NO) without plug
10-0748 - 115/230V - 25' (8 m)

DOUBLE PIGGYBACK VARIABLE LEVEL FLOAT SWITCH
13 Amp Maximum
10-1964 - 115V - 13 amp - 15' (5 m)
10-1965 - 230V - 13 amp - 15' (5 m)
15 Amp Maximum
10-3128 - 115V - 15 amp - 25' (8 m)
10-3127 - 230V - 15 amp - 25' (8 m)

 

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