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A water pressure switch device senses changes in pressure and responds at one or more actuation points by turning on or turning off the water supply, or by triggering an alarm. Most often used in connection with pumps, water pressure switches are capable of monitoring and regulating water pressure systems by engaging the pump unit when the pressure is too low and stopping the pump when the pressure is optimal. Read More…

Water Pressure Switch A water pressure switch is a type of hydraulic pressure switch that measures and helps regulate changes in water pressure.
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Mentor, OH  |  440-205-7600

Tecmark is a designer and manufacturer of remotely actuated controls used by OEMs worldwide. We offer an extensive line of high pressure switches, and our customer service representatives will help you find the perfect model for your application. Whether you are looking for an in-house solution, or an industry need, we continue to develop technological advancements.

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Tecmark Corporation $$$

Lenexa, KS  |  800-676-6794

SOR pressure switches have earned a long-time reputation for their high quality, rugged construction and reliable performance under the most demanding applications. We offer explosion proof, hermetically sealed, and weatherproof switches. We design our pressure switches with high performance in mind, crafting custom, durable pressure switches with the approval of multiple agencies. Our products are designed to be long-lasting, cost effective, and easy to use.

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SOR Inc. $$$

Boca Raton, FL  |  800-473-7313

For over eighty years, SUCO ESI North America has been supplying customers with high quality Mechanical Pressure Switches, Vacuum Switches and Electronic Pressure Switches. Our products are designed to handle different situations and are useful in applications such as Filters, Generators, Off-Road Equipment, Compressors, Turbines, Water Applications and more. Call SUCO today for assistance with your next project.

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SUCO ESI North America $$$

Pompano Beach, FL  |  888-386-4270

For over 35 years, MPL has specialized in unique miniature pressure switch solutions to the world’s leading manufacturers. MPL pressure sensors and switches can be found in the most demanding environments from automotive to health care where long-life, reliable solutions are required. Visit our website for details.

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MPL (Micro Pneumatic Logic, Inc) $$$

New Orleans, LA  |  800-229-7835

At Ruelco, you can count on us to use our expertise to design, manufacture, install, and service top quality process control equipment. In business since 1980, we have a broad selection of products that include high flow, standard, electric, standard differential pressure switches, high or low pressure switches (hydraulic). For more information, contact Ruelco today!

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Ruelco Companies, L.L.C. $$$
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Among the styles of water pressure switches to choose from, standard plumbing systems usually use low pressure switches to keep the pressure between 30 psi and 50 psi, but many industrial applications, water jet cutting systems for example, require high pressure switches to maintain higher base pressures in order to exert between 40,000 psi and 100,000 psi.

In high pressure application water pressure switches act both as a safety precaution to prevent overloads and explosions, and as a practical way to regulate the water supply. Water pressure switches can also be used to monitor and regulate industrial boilers, to control water levels, and to monitor wastewater in order to prevent overflow.

Water pressure switches operate on the same principles as most other pressure switches: a small pressure-sensitive force collector such as a strain gauge, piston, diaphragm, bourdon tube or bellows receives strain from the pressurized water and acts as a transducer, generating a signal as a function of the imposed pressure.

The switch is programmed to respond at certain actuation points along the pressure spectrum in order to manage the pressure system as specified. Pressure switches can be made of different materials depending on the specific type and application, but can include acetal, brass, silicon, bonded metal foil, ceramic, polycarbonate, plated steel, glass reinforced polyester, polyvinyl chloride or cast aluminum.

Because they are designed to handle various water-based situations, they are useful for filters, wastewater applications, water treatment, hydraulics, pipelines, sumps, pumps, swimming pools and more. Water pressure switches are specifically designed for alarm, shutdown, and control of many different processes and types of equipment, and thus perform well in any instances in which measurement and regulation of water flow is required.

The advance of pressure switch technology has made water pressure switches an integral part of making processes involving pressurized water safe and dependable. Some things to consider when looking for a water pressure switch are accuracy, pressure range, electrical output, gauge type, temperature compensation, temperature output and field adjustability.

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