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UE pressure switches, pressure transducers and pressure transmitters, temperature switches and temperature sensors are designed for rugged, industrial environments.
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6 Series Vacuum, Pressure Switch
The J6 is a reliable, sensitive pressure switch, originally designed for instrument air applications in process plants. Its compact design and combination of set-point sensitivity and narrow or optional adjustable deadband, offers cost-saving solutions for a variety of applications.
The J6 is ideally suited for a wide range of industrial processes such as alarm/shutdown and low/high service pressures. OEMs also utilize the J6 in machinery and equipment for threshold protection.
Rugged, NEMA 4X, epoxy coated enclosure
Single switch output
SPDT switch output
Adjustable deadband versions available
• 30 "Hg Vac to 6000 psi
• 1 bar Vac to 414 bar
Approvals: UL, CSA, CE
Optional ATEX or GOST intrinsic safety compliance
Designed to meet Enclosure Type 4X
SPDT switch output
Adjustable deadband option for precise on-off control
Brass or welded stainless steel bellows sensors
External manual reset option
Gasketed, Die Cast Aluminum Enclosure with Epoxy Coating
SPDT Switch Output
Adjustable Deadband Option
Sealed, Isolated Metal Bellows Sensors
Adjustable Pressure Ranges:
30 ”Hg Vac to 6000 psi
(-1 to 414 bar)
Storage Temperature -65 to 160°F (-54 to 71°C)
Ambient Temperature -40 to 160°F (-40 to 71°C); set point typically shifts less than 1% of range for
Limits a 50°F (28°C) ambient temperature change
Set point Models S126B-S164B, 126-364, 680: ± 1% of adjustable range; models
Repeatability 610-614: ± 1.5% of adjustable range
Shock Set point repeats after 15 G, 10 millisecond duration
Vibration Set point repeats after 2.5 G, 5-500 Hz
Enclosure Die cast aluminum, epoxy powder coated, gasketed; captive cover screws
Enclosure Classification Designed to meet Enclosure Type 4X requirements
Switch output One SPDT; switch may be wired “normally open” or “normally closed"
Electrical rating 15 A 125/250/480 VAC resistive. Electrical switches have limited DC
capabilities. Consult factory for additional information
Weight Approx. 1 lb., 8 oz. (0.68 kg.)
Electrical Connection 1/2” NPT (female)
Pressure Connection All models 1/4” NPT (female) except models S126B-S164B: 1/2” NPT (female)
6 Series Customer Drawings
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