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Author Topic: Difference between Lid Switches.  (Read 2464 times)

Offline MikeP

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Difference between Lid Switches.
« on: September 01, 2009, 10:45:06 PM »

Hi Guys,

                    What are the different Types of Lid Switches used.I know there is a Striker but would like to know the others that might be available?Can you share how they Fuction?How to correctly Inspect and Test them?

Offline RegUS_PatOff

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Re: Difference between Lid Switches.
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2009, 01:55:44 AM »
there's toooo... many

different brands, different models ...
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Re: Difference between Lid Switches.
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2009, 09:53:03 AM »
Some are mechanical with a switch that is replaceable.Others have no replacement switch. Others have a locking mech to keep the lid locked. Some use magnets instead of strikes. Some of them even have wax in them and a tiny heater. The wax gets melted, expands, and pushes a pin forward locking the door. The only way to get the door open is wait till the wax motor cools off.
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