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V-Series Contura Sealed Rocker Switches | Carling Technologies

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Carling Technologies’ fully sealed V-Series Contura switches are well known for their cutting edge design, high quality, maximum performance and unmatched reliability. These switches are a staple in the marine and transportation industries and have passed a range of environmental, corrosion, temperature, vibration, shock and sealing tests including MIL Std 202F, MIL Std 810C, UL 1500, ISO 8846, IEC 60529 and BS 5490 among others, making them one of the most rugged and reliable switches ever manufactured.

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sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura II
The Contura II actuators are constructed of thermoplastic polycarbonate, & are offered with either a hard nylon overlay, or a "soft-touch" elastomer overlay. The Contura II incorporates an aesthetic design of two rows of raised "bumps" on the top & bottom of the rocker.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura III
The Contura III actuators are constructed of thermoplastic polycarbonate, & are offered with either a hard nylon or a "soft-touch" elastomer overlay. The Contura III incorporates three rows of bars on the top & bottom of the rocker.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura IV
The Contura IV’s "Shape to create a Shape" actuator supports the designer, by working with the curves, contours & advanced styling of the latest panel designs, flowing with these advanced curves & radii. This actuator style fits on the Contura flush bracket/bezel.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura V

The symmetrically curved Contura V actuator provides the perfect complement to the Contura IV’s "Shape to create a Shape" design concept. With its flush style mounting bracket, Contura V can be mounted in between two Contura IV’s, by itself, or in groups.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura VI (WAVE)

The Contura VI WAVE sealed rocker switches, when used in a row, create an uniquely appealing "wave" design on your panel. A variety of colors and finishes are available for both rocker and wave insert. Contura VI features bar and oval lenses.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura VII

A softened version of earlier Contura styles featuring gently curved corners and edges assuring compatibility with most any panel design. Intuitive feel is maximized by the use of 2 embossed circular pads located at opposite ends of the rocker.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura X

The raised bracket/bezel on the Contura X helps prevent inadvertent actuation of the rocker, as well as preventing debris from being trapped under the actuator. This curved rocker style is available with a variety of lenses and legends.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura XI

The raised bracket/bezel on the Contura XI helps prevent inadvertent actuation of the rocker, as well as preventing debris from being trapped under the actuator. This convex style rocker is available with a wide variety of lenses and legends.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgContura XII

The Contura XII version features a paddle style actuator with the raised bracket/bezel of Contura X and XI. The contoured handle design provides intuitive recognition and ease of operation and is available with all Contura X and XI lens and legend offerings.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgIlluminated Indicator

The Illuminated Indicator is offered with removable/ replaceable lamps and Contura II, III, V, or X styling. Illumination alerts the operator of essential system functions or malfunctions like: oil pressure, high temperature, fluid levels, parking brake, or general system malfunction.

sfp+lr-75x75.jpgV-Series Accessories/Options

Carling Technologies also offers many V-Series accessories including connectors, mounting panels, hole plugs, panel seals, and actuator removal tools.

Features & Benefits:

  • Maximum sealing protection with dual seals around lamps and rocker stem certified to IP66 & IP68. Optional panel seals for additional protection.
  • Silver plated butt contact mechanism provides 50 to 100 thousand electrical cycles and a variety of different electrical ratings.
  • Roller pin mechanism does not require lubricants and allows the switch to withstand extreme temperatures.
  • The switch base accommodates up to 10 terminals and a large variety of switch and lighting circuits.
  • The multi-step mounting wings provide a secure fit for panel thicknesses of 0.032” thru 0.250” in an industry standard 0.830” x 1.450” mounting hole.
  • The switch connector allows the user to preload FQC terminals for easy assembly to switch base.
  • Numerous choices of removable rockers allow for style change without having to retest or re-qualify the switch base.

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