External Limit-Switch Microswitch Kit for Actuators

      External Limit-Switch Microswitch Kit for Actuators

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      Your product will be replaced (including free shipping) with a new one within 12 months of purchase, even if it is damaged due to improper wiring, incorrect usage, a problem in the electrical installation or any other circumstance.

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      12 month warranty comes with every purchase. Covers malfunctions when it is used within the described conditions/limits.


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      External limit switch kit. To understand how limit switches work and how to wire them up we made a blog post with some instructions on how to do this. Click here to read our article on How to wire an Actuator with an External limit switch.

      It is sometimes not possible to source a linear actuator which has the exact stroke length which you require, and sometimes the stroke length will vary with use. Firgelli Automations provides a solution for this, where you can purchase one actuator and shorten its stroke from factory by adding an external limit switch (Microswitch). These switches are very simple to hook up and will stop the actuator from moving past a set position. You will need a crimping tool or soldering iron, and heat shrink tube/electrical tape for insulation.

      When procuring an actuator, this is typically a good investment in case the stroke needs to be adjusted once installed, and a replacement actuator is not feasible.


      Kit contains

      • 12 feet of 18 Gage black wire
      • 12 feet of 18 Gage red wire
      • 2 external limit switches (Micro switches with pre soldered diodes on the back)
      • 10 spade connectors (male and female)
      • 2 fuse blocks with 10AMP fuse installed

      Limit Switch Details:

      • Rating 3a 125 VAC
      • Type of Contact: SPDT
      • Insulation Resistance: 100 MΩ min. (@ 500V DC)
      • Contact Resistance: 15 mΩ max.
      • Temperature Range: ﹣25℃ TO + 80℃
      Technical Drawings

      Linear Actuator Wiring diagram

      Linear Actuator Wiring diagram using 2 limit switches provided in each EL-KIT

      Wiring Diagram

      Click here to view our wiring diagram generator to help you set up your actuator system

      Wiring Diagram Generator

      Click here to see our tutorial on how to wire an external limit switch kit.

      How to wire external limit switch kit

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