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Tag: Snap Disc Thermostat Switches

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 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 or […]

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 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 the […]

Automatic Reset Thermostat Switch Controls Food Equipment

Automatic Reset Thermostat Switches Control Food Equipment

A common application use for Senasys automatic reset thermostat switches is limit protection when a temperature is exceed. For instance, our snap disc thermostats are commonly found in food equipment such as hot holding food warmer units. These appliances are commonly used to To-Go & Delivery order pizzas warm until […]

431 Epoxy Sealed Thermal Switch Direct Mount

Snap Disc Freeze Protection Thermostats & Suds

A common application use for Senasys snap disc thermostats is freeze protection. We received a new application from a car wash company, who need a way to insure their equipment doesn’t freeze. They need to make sure the temperature is high enough in the bill boxes and automated cashier to […]