BM-TSM Tilt Switch, Mercury FreePart Number | SKU:
The BM-TSM tilt switch mounts from the outside on the top of the bin and operates by utilizing an angular motion transferred into linear motion to activate an electrical micro-switch that can be used for a direct input to a control system, or activate an external alarm. It can also be installed over a conveyor belt. The switch is activated when material rises and tilts the switching mechanism 15 degrees. The shaft of the tilt switch is custom-made in lengths from one foot up to eight feet in length, dependent upon the distance from the top of the bin an alert should be activated. The BM-TSM is available with either a paddle or sphere mounted at the end of the shaft and can be used in materials with a bulk density of at least 15 pounds per cubic foot.