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E Series
General Purpose Double-Pole Snap-Action Switches
Features
  • 5 current ratings
  • Choice of actuator styles
  • 3 terminal types (optional screw terminals available — consult factory)
  • 3 contact arrangements
  • Long-life coil spring mechanism
  • High-temperature 150°C and 200°C available on select models (consult factory)
  • Includes E19, E19A, E20, E25, E28 and G20 Series.
E Series
E Series

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E Double Pole Cutaway

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  Electrical Ratings
Switch
Series
EN61058
Rating
UL1054
Rating
Electrical Life at Rated Load
According to VDE
(Min. Operations)
According to UL
(Min. Operations)
E19
N/A
15A, 125/250VAC; 3/4HP, 125VAC
    1-1/2HP, 250VAC
N/A
6,000*

E19A
(mixed ratings)

N/A
15A, 125/250VAC; 3/4HP, 125VAC; 1 1/2HP, 250VAC;
0.1A, 125VAC
N/A
6,000
E20
N/A
20A, 125/250VAC; 1HP, 125VAC
    2HP, 250VAC
N/A
6,000
E25
N/A
25A, 125/250VAC; 1HP, 125VAC
   2HP, 250VAC
N/A
6,000
E28
N/A
30.1A, 125/250/277VAC
(UL Approved Only — Resistive Load Only)
N/A
6,000
G20
N/A
0.1A, 125VAC
N/A
6,000*
*Indicates 100K life available.
  Specifications
Electrical
Temperature Rating: 105°C Std. (150°C and 200°C optional — E13, E14 or G13 only)
85°C Std. (E28 and E29), 85°C Std. (150°C optional) E25
Flammability Rating: UL94HB
Materials
Case: General Purpose Phenolic
Actuating Button: Thermoplastic Nylon
Common Terminals: Brass (E19, E19A, G20)
Silver-Plated Brass (E20)
Plated Copper (E28)
NO and NC Terminals: Brass (E19, E19A, G20)
Copper (E20, E25, E28)
Moving Blade: Brass (E19, E19A, G20)
Silver-Plated Beryllium Copper (E20, E25, E28)
Spring: Stainless Steel
Auxiliary Actuators: Cold-Rolled Steel (Nickel-Plated)
Roller: Sintered Stainless Steel
Contacts: Silver-Cadmium Oxide (E19, E19A, E20, E25, E28)
Gold Crosspoint (E19A, G20)


 
  Approvals
   
(T200; E19, E20)
 
  Dimensions

E Dimensions

Inches (mm)
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  Terminals   Mounting

Standard 0.250" x 0.032" (6.35mm x 0.81mm) [Optional 0.187" x 0.032" (4.75mm x 0.81mm)] QC terminals can be furnished with angle formed up or down on common as well as open or closed terminal. Forms include straight 30°, 45°, 85° up or down. Other forms can be provided.

Recommended mounting screw:
#6-32 round head.

Recommended torque on screw:
6 inch-lbs. max.

Recommended max. torque for ferrule:
20 inch pounds.

  Actuators

Standard type integral hinged lever and roller actuators are available in choice of two mounting positions. Actuation lengths are dimensioned from centerline of switch mounting hole as shown.

E Series Actuator

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  Actuator Specifications
Switch
Type
Series/
Prefix
Actuator/
Suffix
Maximum Operating Force
(g)
Max.
Pre-Travel

inches
(mm)
Operating
 Point*

inches
(mm)
Min.
Over-Travel

inches
(mm)
Max.
Movement Differential

inches
(mm)
Actuation
 Length**

inches
(mm)
-00A Type
E19, G20
–00A
850
0.050
(1.27)
0.285±0.030
(7.24±0.76)
0.080
(2.03)
0.015
(0.38)
N/A
E20, E28
–00A
1280
0.100
(2.54)
0.248±0.030
(6.30±0.76)
0.050
(1.27)
0.015
(0.38)
N/A
-00J Type
E19, G20
–00J
850
0.050
(1.27)
0.670±0.030
(17.02±0.76)
0.080
(2.03)
0.015
(0.38)
N/A
E20, E28
–00J
1280
0.100
(2.54)
0.630±0.030
(16.00±0.76)
0.050
(1.27)
0.015
(0.38)
N/A
-00M Type
E19, G20
–00M
850
0.050
(1.27)
0.812±0.030
(20.62±0.76)
0.218
(5.54)
0.015
(0.38)
N/A
E20, E28
–00M
1280
0.100
(2.54)
0.774±0.030
(19.66±0.76)
0.188
(4.78)
0.015
(0.38)
N/A
-00H Type
E19, G20
–00H
205
0.275
(6.99)
0.312±0.062
(7.92±1.57)
0.187
(4.75)
0.093
(2.36)
1.500
(38.10)
E20, E28
–00H
425
0.330
(8.38)
0.468±0.062
(11.89±1.57)
0.156
(3.96)
0.050
(1.27)
0.821
(20.85)
-50H Type
E19, G20
–50H
130
0.400
(10.16)
0.281±0.062
(7.14±1.57)
0.187
(4.75)
0.140
(3.56)
1.750
(44.45)
E20, E28
–50H
285
0.600
(15.24)
0.437±0.062
(11.10±1.57)
0.156
(3.96)
0.080
(2.03)
1.071
(27.20)
-00K Type
E19, G20
–00K
212
0.250
(6.35)
0.718±0.062
(18.24±1.57)
0.187
(4.75)
0.093
(2.36)
1.391
(35.33)
E20, E28
–00K
425
0.348
(8.84)
0.860±0.062
(21.84±1.57)
0.156
(3.96)
0.045
(1.14)
0.688
(17.48)
-50K Type
E19, G20
–50K
150
0.312
(7.92)
0.687±0.062
(17.45±1.57)
0.187
(4.75)
0.140
(3.56)
1.625
(41.28)
E20, E28
–50K
312
0.525
(13.34)
0.828±0.062
(21.03±1.57)
0.146
(3.71)
0.075
(1.91)
0.943
(23.95)
*Measured above reference line. Refer to dimensional drawing above.
**Actuation tolerance ±0.031 inches (0.79mm)
†E20 and E28 actuators are shorter and formed up 15° at the button.
Contact factory for E25 specifications.
  Optional Hardware for “J” & “M” Type Switches
Item Part Number
Brass Hex Nut: 0012-0023
Brass Knurled Nut: 0012-0025
Brass Hex Nut (Nickel-plated): 0012-0028
Brass Knurled Nut (Nickel-plated): 0012-0026
Star Washer (Lock Washer): 0012-0073

Optional Hardware

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  Circuitry

Contact arrangement available in choice of single pole double throw (SPDT) or single pole single throw (SPST), either normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC).

In general, normally open may be specified by changing suffix number from 00 to 01 and normally closed by changing suffix number to 02.

Example:
E19-00A is double throw
E19-01A is normally open
E19-02A is normally closed
 

 

  PART NUMBERS COMMONLY STOCKED IN DISTRIBUTION
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E1900A
E1900H
E1900J
E1900K
E1900M
E1950H
E1950K
E2000A
E2000H
E2000K
E2000M
E2050H
E2050K
These part numbers offer advantages in lower minimum order quantity and typically shorter lead times.
  Ordering Information

Select the current rating you need. Combine the corresponding Series/Prefix number with the appropriate suffix number for the switch type, circuitry and terminals you require. (see Actuator Specifications table above).

Example:

E19-01A = 15A, DPST NO, with no actuator

E20-50K
= 20A, DPDT, with .902" roller actuator


   Specifications subject to change without notice.