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United Electric Controls has more than 80 years of proven experience providing rugged pressure and temperature electromechanical and electronic switches to Chemical & Petrochemical, Power, Water & Wastewater and Oil & Gas industries, as well as many other challenging OEM applications.
UE pressure switches, pressure transducers and pressure transmitters, temperature switches and temperature sensors are designed for rugged, industrial environments.
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54 Series Overview
Pressure and Temperature Switches
The 54 Series offers the OEM a combination of reliable performance and low cost. Available in pressure and temperature versions, with single or dual SPDT outputs and enclosed or open frame (skeleton) construction, the 54 Series family provides design versatility.
The 54 has been field-proven in a wide variety of OEM applications, including medical, laboratory, fire protection and heating equipment.
NEMA 1 or open frame construction
SPDT or dual switch outputs
Reference dial or hex adjustment
◦ 30" Hg Vac to 6000 psi
1 bar Vac to 414 bar
◦ -130 to 650ºF
-90 to 340ºC
Approvals: UL, CSA, CE
Choice of one or two switch outputs
Reference dial or hex screw-type setting
Optional 1/2” NPT (male) by 1/8” NPT (female)
polysulfone® pressure connection
Optional external manual reset
NEMA 1 or open frame (skeleton) versions for
Brass bellows models
Polysulfone® is a registered trademark of Amoco
Storage Temperature -65° to 160°F (-54 to 71°C)
Ambient Temperature Limits
Models 126-164, 610-614: -40 to 160°F (-40 to 71°C);
Models 22-28; 16008, 16009: 0 to 160°F (-18 to 71°C)
Temperature Models -40 to 160°F (-40 to 71°C). Set point typically shifts less than 1% of range for a 50°F
(28°C) ambient temperature change.
Shock Set point repeats after 15 G, 10 millisecond duration
Vibration Set point repeats after 2.5 G, 5-500 CPS
Enclosure Classification Types C54, C54A, B54, F54, E54, J54, J54A, H54: complies with NEMA 1 requirements.
Types C54S, B54S, F54S, E54S, J54S, J54AS, H54S: not applicable
Set point Repeatability
Models 22-28, 16008-16009, 126-164: ± 1% of full scale range;
Models 610-614: ± 1.5% of full scale range
Temperature Models ± 1% of full scale range
Switch output One or two SPDT snap action switch(es); dual switch may be separated up to 100% of
range; switches may be wired “normally open” or “normally closed”
Electrical rating 15A 125/250/480 VAC resistive except models 16008-16009 – 20A 480/VAC. Electrical
switches have limited DC capabilities. Consult UE for additional information.
Enclosure Material Lexan® black finish for Types J54, J54A, H54, B54, C54, C54A, E54, F54 only
Weight Approximately 12 oz.
Electrical Connection Types J54 & H54, C54, C54A, B54, E54, F54: 7/8” diameter hole; Type J54A: 1-1/16”
Pressure Connection Models 22-28, 16008, 16009: 1/4” NPT (male); 126-164, 610-614: 1/4” NPT (female)
Temperature Assembly Bulb and Capillary: 6 feet copper or 304 stainless steel capillary Immersion Stem: Brass
Fill Non-toxic oil
Temperature Deadband Typically 1% of range under laboratory conditions (70°F circulating bath at rate of 1/2°F
per minute change)
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