Cherry Precision Snap-Action Switch Now Rated to 20 Amps

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Cherry introduces a new version of its GP Series precision snap-action switch with UL current ratings of 20 amps at 125VAC and mechanical endurance of more than 1 million cycles.

Cherry introduces a new version of its GP Series precision snap-action switch with UL current ratings of 20 amps at 125VAC and mechanical endurance of more than 1 million cycles. These precision switches are ideally suited for heavy-duty commercial and industrial applications such as factory automation, industrial vehicles, elevators and valves.

The Cherry GP Series switch employs a beryllium copper spring and heavy-duty silver contacts to provide long-life switching at a wide variety of loads. Horsepower ratings are 1 HP at 125VAC and 2 HP at 250VAC. Previous versions of the GP Series switch were UL-rated to 15 amps.

The GP Series switch is housed in a phenolic case measuring approximately 1.9”L X 0.9”H X 0.7”W. Cherry offers 13 different standard actuator styles, including nickel-plated steel levers, rollers and buttons. Brass screw terminals and copper alloy solder terminals are standard.

Temperature rating is -20C to +85C. Initial contact resistance is .015 ohms max, and insulation resistance is 100 mega ohms min at 500VDC.

Cherry’s new GP Series snap-action switches are available from stock.

For detailed information regarding the GP Series, contact Cherry’s switch applications team at Cherry Electrical Products, 11200 88th Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158. Tel: 800-927-6298. Web: http://www.cherrycorp.com.

About Cherry Corporation

Cherry Corporation manufactures standard and custom electrical switches, sensors, electronic keyboards and controls for the worldwide automotive, computer, and consumer/commercial markets. The company is headquartered in Pleasant Prairie, WI and has seven wholly owned subsidiaries in Germany, England, France, Australia, Czech Republic, Mexico and China.

Steve Hugener

Cherry Electrical Products, Inc.

262-942-6679

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