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Difference between a neutral position limit switch and a two-stage limit switch

Issue:
What is the difference between a neutral position limit switch and a two-stage limit switch?

Product Line:
Limit Switches - GIC Product

Environment:
US Product

Cause:

Resolution:
Understanding the process is essential for Limit switch selection and knowing the differences between the 2 types, vital in the correct selction.

Neutral position switches have two different sets of contacts in which one set changes state when the head is actuated one way and a second set will change state if the head is actuated in the opposite direction.  Both sets reset when the head actuates back to center.

Two stage switches also have independent contacts.  One changes state if the head moves in one direction and then the other changes state if the head is actuated in the same direction with further travel
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