air switch

air switch

[′er ‚swich]
(electricity)
A switch in which the breaking of the electric circuit takes place in air. Also known as air-break switch.
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The welder includes a high and low volume air switch for use on different job needs.
George Allworth, quality assurance manager at Pacific Air Switch Corporation (Grove, Ore.
Air switch to manual control and switching capacity 50 A (lA1CM) - Air switch to manual or remote control and breaking capacity 100 A (IA2CM) - Standards - UTE NF C 64-140 for switches disconnection in the air - air anytime remote switches 400A (IA3T-2010 version) - Particular specifications HN 64-S-46 for IA3T 2011.
The eKTI-06902 includes a high and low volume air switch for use on different job needs.