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float switch

noun
1.
an electric switch controlled by a conductor floating in a liquid.
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Examples for float switch
  • When the cattle drink from the trough, a float switch activates the pump.
  • In the case of the typical residential septic pump installation the controller would be the float switch in the pump tank.
  • Dry-well sump shall include space for external float switch.
  • To avoid these oil spills, raise the float switch a couple of inches.
  • The system will need to be equipped with the appropriate conduit and conductors for the installation of a float switch.
  • Only the low voltage conduit with float switch conductors shall be terminated in the intrinsically safe compartment.
  • Inspect bilge pump and float switch to make sure they're working properly.
  • If you have an alarm, check to make sure it is working by lifting the float switch and sounding the alarm.
  • float switch temporarily positioned in plastic bucket.
  • Additional materials may include plastic pipe, wiring, a float switch and protective fencing.

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