Limit Switch Symbol

Limit Switch Symbol

What is a limit switch symbol?

Understanding the circuit set of the limit switch may be difficult, so the limit switch symbol has become more popular with some equipment R&D engineers.

Limit Switch Symbol

As the following limit switch symbol diagram:


Limit Switch Symbol


A limit switch can be classified as a normally open switch (No microswitch) and a normally closed switch (NC microswitch). 


What is a limit switch?

Limit switches are widely used on the doors of electrical enclosures and cabinets. If anyone opens the door for maintenance purposes, the limit switch will automatically shut off power or shut down a machine’s function. 


The limit switch is typically mounted so that a shut door holds the switch lever in the“actuated” position. The limit switch lever is released when the door opens wide, and the switch returns to its “normal” status.


If you want to learn more about limit switches, The article “Micro Switch Included Limit Switch

” and “ Limit Switches Definition Elements” will help you.


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