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Fixed Temperature Switches

1/2″ vs. 3/4″ Bi-metal Disc

You may be wondering the difference in 1/2″ and a 3/4″ bi-metal Disc besides just the size. There are are more features that change when you go up or down in size. View the Senasys line of Bi-metal Discs. The size of the switch is actually referring to the size […]

Electrical contact metal types

When to Use Gold Plated Electrical Contacts

Manufacturers use many different types of metal on their plated electrical contacts such as gold, silver, or nickel. The type of metal that you use on a contact can affect the conductivity, its resistance to corrosion, and the type of weather it is able to withstand. Each metal has their […]

FASTON Terminal Connectors

Snap Disc Quick Connect Vs. Screw Terminals

The type of Snap Disc terminal connection you use will vary from application to application but the wrong type of snap disc terminal could cause a connection to come loose, especially in an application with vibration.  Wikipedia states that “A terminal is the point at which a conductor from a component, device or network comes to an […]

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing frozen pipes can help you avoid a lot of damage. Most households in colder climates are aware that a pipe freezing is one of the worst issues a homeowner has to deal with. Water expands as it freezes putting a great amount of pressure on whatever is containing it. No […]

Farm Animals Heated Water Bowl

The Easy Way to Repair Your Farm Animals Heated Water Bowl

When your farm animals’ heated water bowl goes out in the winter seasons, it can be a stressful situation. Luckily, a quick change of the snap disc can fix this common issue. There is no need to hire a repair man! Purchase your water bowl snap disc replacement here.  The […]

404 manual reset snap disc thermostat, Notched Bracket

Testing a Snapdisc at Home

Testing a Snapdisc Testing a snapdisc might sound like it would be difficult to do yourself, but you can actually do a simple test using less than $10 worth of items. Special equipment is required to test the specific temperature setting of a switch, but testing if the switch opens […]

Wiring a Snapdisc to a Heater – How to GuideAutomatic Reset Thermal Switch, Automatic Reset Thermostat Switches, Epoxy Sealed Snap Disc Thermostats, High Limit Thermostat Switches, Sealed Bimetal Thermostat Controls

Wiring a snapdisc to a heater is a fairly straightforward process. This is useful to know how to do if your heater stops working due to a bad thermostat switch. To replace a switch, first you’ll need to open up your heater. Once the unit is open, find where the […]

Fixing A Space Heater

Fixing a space heater yourself can save you both the headache and cost of hiring someone else to repair it for you or buying a new unit. Fortunately, there are typically only a few things that can go wrong with a space heater. Most issues will be caused by the […]

Epoxy Sealed Thermostat Switch

How to Determine What Snapdisc Mounting Style You Need

Snapdisc Mounting Style With snapdiscs, different applications will require a different snapdisc mounting style. Temperature switches can be installed in a variety of environments, and the right mounting bracket is needed to make sure that the switch is able to perform accurately. Even if a switch functions at the right […]

Heater Limit Switch

A heater limit switch is used to prevent a heater from reaching dangerous temperatures. While the purpose of a heater is to warm up an area, it is possible for a heater to get too hot. When this happens, this can cause a fire hazard. Luckily, that’s what a heater […]