door switch

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door contact, door switch

An electric contacting device for opening and closing a circuit, which is attached to a doorframe and operated by opening or closing the door.
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Then disconnect the electrical connector to the door switch. Remove the screws that hold the front panel and pop it off.
862 include an automatic door switch to drive burners to low fire when the door is opened and an air-operated vertical lift door.
Fluid can get inside the driver's door and cause corrosion in the power window and door switch circuit boards, GM said in documents posted on the U.S.
The entire surface of the center panel is finished in piano black and the same finish is applied to the meter hoods and door switch panel.
An All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 737-700 experienced a violent roll after a first officer apparently mistook the rudder trim switch for the cockpit door switch, causing the aircraft to descend 6,000 ft.
The Walk-In cooler Efficiency Kit includes a pre-wired control/load center with enclosure, magnetic reed on/off door switch and a K-Zone air curtain that's engineered specifically for walk-in coolers/freezers, according to company officials.
Features include an OSHA-approved safety front door handle, emergency stop button, auto-off door switch, and solid-state electronic controller, and it is UL listed.
Holo Touch has also announced a new product available for licensing--a touchless door switch. This fits in to standard one-gang wall boxes and is intended to control electric doors which need a manual button push, such as those for wheelchair-bound people.
The cars also get revised door switch packs with a choice of aluminium or wood inserts, enhanced column stalks with chrome rings and the piano black veneer surrounding the instrument control panel and the 'L' gate surround.
The VDB circuit breakers affected are CB13 (50-amp cold start switch), CB 14 (105-amp power unit access door switch), and CB20 (105-amp rear ramp switch).