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Pressure Switches Market

Pressure Switches Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Pressure Switches Market: Introduction

A pressure switch is a type of switch that switches off an electrical contact point when a particular amount of force is reached upon input. The pressure switch is designed in such a way that it makes contact on either the pressure rising or falling. A different type of pressure switch is able to detect mechanical force. For e.g. – A pressure sensitive mat that automatically opens doors in office complexes. A pressure switch for the purpose of sensing liquid pressure comprises bellows, capsules, Bourdon tubes, piston elements or diaphragms that displace proportionately in relation to the pressure applied. The resultant motion is either directly applied or through the help of amplifying levers to a switch contact set. As the pressure can be slow acting and the contacts should ideally operate quickly, an over-centre mechanism like a mini snap-action switch is deployed to ensure rapid contact operation.

A certain type of sensitive pressure switch available in the global pressure switches market uses mercury mounted on Bourdon tubes; the mercury’s constantly shifting weight is able to provide vital over-centre characteristic. Pressure switches can be adjusted by adjusting the counterbalance spring tension or moving the contacts. Industrial pressure switches could even have a calibrated pointer and scale to identify the switch set point. A pressure switch typically has a range that is differential around the set point wherein small pressure changes do not significantly alter the state of the contact. A few options in the global pressure switches market even permit differential adjustment.

Pressure Switches Market: Types of pressure switches

Some of the common variants that can be purchased in the global pressure switches market are- 

Pneumatic pressure switches – Pneumatic pressure switches are most useful in

  • House well water pumps where water is extracted automatically from a pressurized tank
  • Turning off an electrically powered gas compressor as a certain degree of pressure is applied
  • Powering off a gas compressor when there is zero feed at the stage of suction
  • To control the in-cell charge in a battery
  • Switching on or off an aircraft cockpit alarm light particularly when cabin pressure based on the altitude is dangerously low
  • Air filled hoses that turn on switches when vehicles pass over them. Typically used to measure the volume of traffic and at petrol stations

Hydraulic pressure switches – Hydraulic pressure switches find greatest application in the automobile industry. They can be used to –

  • To turn on warning light if and when the engine oil drops below the acceptable level
  • In the case of dust control systems, pressure switches are placed on the header to sound an alarm when header air pressure is lower than necessary to either decline or gain energy beyond a decided value
  • To control a torque converter or automatic transmission
  • To send power to brake lights, cars manufactured before the 1960’s used pressure switches that sensed the hydraulic braking circuit. The latter would switch off with added pressure because of depressing the driver pedal, finishing an electrical circuit. Eventually, the automobile industry replaced the former with simple position sensing switches on the pedals that are placed near the electrical circuit as soon as the brake pedal is floored and before the hydraulic system pressure increases, leading quicker brake light function.

Pressure Switches Market: Companies

A few of the prominent companies in the global pressure switches market are Danfoss, Honeywell, LEFOO, MAMCO Switches, and Barksdale Inc.

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