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Air Operated Foot Pedal

Air Operated Foot Pedal

Air operated foot pedals can also be referred to as pneumatic footswitches or foot pedals. They operate using air rather than electricity which makes them safe in wet environments.

Air operated foot pedals are just part of our pneumatic range, we also have air operated hand controls, bellows and push-button switches.

What is an air operated Foots Pedal?

An air operated foot pedal is often used in a wet environment. Instead of electricity, the compression of the foot pedal sends a “puff” of air down some PVC tubing to an air switch. The activation of the air switch will operate the device the switch is connected to.

The main reason for using an air operated foot pedal is to keep the electricity away from the user. In a wet environment, this is extremely important for the safety of the user.

Applications for Air Operated Foot Pedals

Air operated footswitches are used for applications in a variety of environments. They are specifically well suited to applications in the medical industry. They are easily cleaned and easy to use.

Some applications using air operated foot pedals are;

·         Medical bed movements

·         OEM applications

·         Industrial applications

Features of our Air Operated Foot Pedals

Our air operated foot pedals are made of highly durable materials making them well suited to a range of environments. Other features include;

·         High performance

·         Optional Guards

·         Customisations including; colour and valve options

·         Long life expectancy

Air Operated Foot Pedals from Herga

Our range of air-operated foot pedals includes;

6255 – Heavy duty foot pedal

6256 – Plastic heavy-duty foot pedal

6289-OB – Mild steel foot pedal

6210-OB – Plastic foot pedal

6254-OB – Die cast foot pedal

We also have a range of compatible air switches and accessories for use with our air operated foot pedals, these can all be seen in our pneumatic line card.

If you would like more information on our air operated foot pedals or any of the pneumatic products within our portfolio please contact us.

For more information please contact: Herga Technology Email: sales@herga.com Tel: +44 (0)1284 701422

Article date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 18:06:04 +0100 GMT

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