This product is part of the XC Special range, an offer of limit switches. The limit switch is a device that converts a mechanical motion into an electrical control signal. It has four pole, 2 (1 normally closed + 1 normally opened), snap action contacts with positive opening operation. It is a safety switch with a rated operational current of 3A at 240V, 0.27A at 250V. It is furnished with screw clamp terminals for electrical connection. It is an IP54 rated product. It offers long mechanical and electrical life, the mechanical durability of about 10 million operating cycles and electrical durability of about 5 million operating cycles. This rotary head limit switch has a fixed type body which is made of zinc alloy. Its dimensions are 85mm (width) x 75mm (depth) x 95mm (height) and weighs 1.135kg. It is suitable for hoisting handling, mining minerals metals and all others strong environmental constraints (foundry, welding automotive industries) applications etc. This product is certified by CSA and CCC. It complies with NF C 79-130, IEC 60947-5-1, IEC 60204-1, EN 60947-5-1, EN 60204-1 and CSA C22.2 No 14 standards. Complete unit with 3 cable entries and positive opening contacts, one per position. This special limit switch is dedicated to severe environments and heavy duty service.