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Temperature switches

For each application the right temperature switch

Temperature switches are used in a variety of industrial and technical processes. If a preset temperature is reached, then the temperature switch opens or closes a corresponding switch contact. Depending on the requirements, mechanical or electronic switches can be used. In WIKA's broad product range, you will find the right temperature switch for every application.
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FAQ

What does "positive temperature coefficient thermistor" mean?

Positive temperature coefficient thermistors conduct electricity worse at higher temperatures than at lower temperatures. They are also known as PTC resistances (Positive Temperature Coefficient). Typically PTC are used in high-value temperature meas ...

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What does one understand by the accuracy of mechanical pressure or temperature switches?

With the accuracy, one refers to the deviation between the set point and the actual value of the switch point. The “accuracy” is only used very rarely with mechanical pressure or temperature switches, because the set point is often set by the custome ...

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