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Tag: Snap Disc Thermostat Switches

UL Listed Switch

How does a UL File Relate to your switch?

You may be wondering what a UL File even is and why it relates to your temperature, pressure, or other type of switch. UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is a company that tests products and makes sure that they are safe. If they find a product to be safe under reasonable use, […]

Thermostat switch temperature tolerance

Temperature Tolerance of a Thermostat Switch

Measurements are never precise and the temperature tolerance is no exception. You will need to determine what range of temperatures are acceptable for your particular application. Even a ruler isn’t exactly 12 inches. If you take a measurement out to enough decimal places, you’ll find some level of variation from what […]

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 […]

Water heater temperature switch

How to Fix a Water Heater

You may think that only a professional can fix a water heater. However, many times a quick change of the temperature switch is all that is needed. In this post, we’ll explain why water heaters have a temperature switch and how to replace it yourself! What is the role of […]

Single Shot Thermostat Switch

How to Reset a Single Shot Thermostat Switch

A single shot thermostat switch is designed to work only once. They are sometimes used in applications where the manufacturer doesn’t want to the end user to try and make repairs to a system. However, this can be inconvenient if you’re an end user! Luckily, there is a way to […]

Snapdisc Acts as a Dishwasher High Limit Switch

Snapdisc thermostat switches are used in a variety of applications. One such application for a snapdisc is as a dishwasher high limit switch. The reason a dishwasher high limit switch exists is to shut the dishwasher off if the water temperature gets too high. You need hot water to clean […]

1/2" Epoxy Sealed Thermostat Cross Reference

1/2″ Epoxy Sealed Thermostat Cross Reference

As an easy guide for you we have created this simple cross reference guide to help you find the 1/2″ epoxy sealed thermostat switch you need. If you have one of the part numbers listed below, simply match it to our part number. Give us a call for for more information […]

Snap Disc Thermostat Controls Generator

Snap Disc Thermostats Control Generator

Bi-Metal snap disc thermostats are a simple temperature control solution for many appliances, such as portable generators. Senasys generator thermostats are a single function control, which can operate as a fan or limit up to 350°F. Generators may require two snap disc thermostats for both fan and limit control. When […]