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United Electric Controls has more than 80 years of proven experience providing rugged pressure and temperature electromechanical and electronic switches to Chemical & Petrochemical, Power, Water & Wastewater and Oil & Gas industries, as well as many other challenging OEM applications.
UE pressure switches, pressure transducers and pressure transmitters, temperature switches and temperature sensors are designed for rugged, industrial environments.
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United Electric Controls Company
180 Dexter Ave
Watertown, MA 02472-4200
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Spectra 10™ Series Overview
Compact Cylindrical Pressure Switch
Available with seven electrical termination varieties, a choice of sensors, and several pressure connections, the 10 Series is designed to meet most requirements for a variety of OEM and industrial applications. Just 1-1/4 inches in diameter and as small as 3 inches high, this compact, cylindrical switch mounts wherever space is at a premium.
A reliable and cost-effective switch, the 10 Series is ideal for applications with high settings and surges. Among the tough
applications in which the product has proven itself are: mobile hydraulic units, compactors, balers and lube oil systems.
Easy on-line pressure adjustment
NEMA 1 & 4 enclosures
SPDT switch output
Variety of electrical termination and pressure
connection options available
O-ring sealed piston or diaphragm sensor
• 4 to 7500 psi
• 0,3 to 517,2 bar
Approvals: UL, CSA, CE
Tamper-Resistant Field Adjustment
Adjustable Ranges from 4 to 7500 PSI (0,3 to 517,1 Bar)
Choice of 7 Electrical Terminations
Height as Small as 3"
cULus recognized, CE compliant to low voltage directive and pressure equipment directive
Optional ATEX intrinsic safety compliance
NPT or SAE threaded pressure connections
Optional leadwire/cable lengths
Rugged and vibration resistant
Proof pressures up to 12,000 psi (827 bar)
Storage Temperature -40 to 180°F (-40 to 82°C)
Ambient Temperature 0 to 160°F (-18 to 71°C) with Buna-N construction; 0 to 180°F (-18 to 82°C) with LIMITS
Limits Viton® construction; set point shifts less than 1% of range for a 50°F (28°C) ambient
temperature change. Unit will operate down to -40°F (-40°C) but with reduced repeatability
Max Media Temperature 200°F (93°C) with Buna-N sensor; 250°F (121°C) with Viton® sensor
Shock Set point repeats after 50 G, 10 millisecond duration
Vibration Set point repeats after 10 G, 5-500 CPS
Enclosure Classification Types C, D, E, F & G: Designed to meet enclosure type 4 requirements Types A & B: Not
Switch output One SPDT
Electrical rating Rated to 5 A resistive and 5 A inductive (75% power factor), at 125 VAC & 250 VAC, 1/4 HP;
5 A resistive and 3 A inductive at 30 VDC; 0.5 A resistive and 0.25 A inductive at 125 VDC;
gold flashing over silver contact for loads down to 5 mA at 6 VDC, 2 mA at 12 VDC and 1
mA at 24 VDC
Weight Type A: 5 oz.; Type B: 6 oz.; Type C: 6.5 oz.; Type D: 6 oz.; Type E: 12 oz.; Type F: 6.5 oz.;
Type G: 12 oz.
Electrical Connection 7 electrical terminations; Refer to “How to Order”
Pressure Connection Models 10-12: 1/8" NPT (male); Models 13-16: 1/4" NPT (male); optional SAE threads and
other connections (see options list)
Mounting Via pressure connection. Surface mounting bracket kit available for field installation.
10 Series Customer Drawings
12856 - Type 10A, Models 10 to 12
12861 - Type 10A, Models 13 to 16
12857 - Type 10B, Models 10 to 12
12862 - Type 10B, Models 13 to 16
12858 - Type 10C, Models 10 to 12
12863 - Type 10C, Models 13 to 16
12859 - Type 10D, Models 10 to 12
12864 - Type 10D, Models 13 to 16
12860 - Type 10E, Models 10 to 12
12865 - Type 10E, Models 13 to 16
12920 - Type 10F, Models 10 to 12
12921 - Type 10F, Models 13 to 16
12927 - Type 10G, Models 10 to 12
12928 - Type 10G, Models 13 to 16
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