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.


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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

Adjustable ranges:

       • 4 to 7500 psi

       • 0,3 to 517,2 bar

  Approvals: UL, CSA, CE

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  Tamper-Resistant Field Adjustment

  Adjustable Ranges from 4 to 7500 PSI (0,3 to 517,1 Bar)

  Choice of 7 Electrical Terminations

  1-1/4" Diameter

  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


Enclosure                                       Aluminum


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.

                                                           (see Options list)





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