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microswitch

microswitch
microswitch
A type of very small electrical switch used to open or close circuits with an extremely small movement of an actuator, as in the compression of main landing gear.
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The MR386 series ZapFree[R] Fiber Optic Microswitch is among the first commercially available fiber optic embodiment of the ubiquitous electromechanical micro switch.
For example, as described above, a caretaker might teach an individual to touch a microswitch to get attention, and during intervention microswitch-pressing reliably produced attention.
Similarly, Spirduso (14) examined MT of their four groups, looking at the amount of time between the release of the first microswitch until the depression of the second microswitch.
He had a reported history of using a picture exchange communication system (PECS) with picture cards and a BIGmack microswitch to request preferred items (i.
When the actuator was cold-soaked, the microswitch (p/n 1CH16) failed to activate properly, giving a false indication the gear was down and locked.
A typical labeller will rely on the use of a fork style sensor or even a microswitch system to measure the distances between the labels on the carrier paper and hence allow accurate control of the label steps as they are dispensed onto the product.
Later that night, the data recorder from the jet revealed there was a partial left WOW failure because of a partially failed microswitch.
The FSW2 features a mercury-free microswitch housed in an entirely waterproof casing made of polypropylene.
The only part of their network that needs to be replaced is the microswitch, which can be upgraded to meet the ever increasing capacity of information technology systems.
A form of educational intervention that has recently been put forward to pursue such a dual goal relies on programs involving microswitch clusters.
It was reported that prior to the current evaluation, Sara had been taught to use multiple modalities of communication including microswitch activation, card touch/exchange, and vocal requests but that she was not engaging in appropriate communication of any kind on a consistent basis.
The second used is electric microswitch S- 3-BE-SW (sensor of jaws identification at the intelligent fixture)