Pneumatic Cylinder & Actuator Switches

Pneumatic cylinder switches are used as part of the control system for pneumatic equipment. Pneumatic equipment utilises highly pressured condensed air to produce movement in mechanical devices. The devices used to switch pneumatic cylinders are reed switches These operate using a magnetic field, opening or closing when a magnet is applied, or vice versa.

What are pneumatic cylinder switches used for?

Though different types of pneumatic cylinder switches operate differently, they all serve the same purpose, which is to allow pneumatic cylinders to be integrated into an automated system. These switches detect the position of the cylinder and send a signal to the control system.

Types of pneumatic cylinder switches

There are many different types of pneumatic cylinder switch, including actuators, pneumatic relays, solid state and reed switches. Some types come with an LED (light emitting diode) indicator. The type of switch may affect the maximum operating temperature, the voltage rating, and the voltage drop, so it should be chosen according to the requirements of the equipment.


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Description Price Manufacturer Series Compatible With Type Operation LED Indicator Voltage Rating Voltage Drop IP Rating Maximum Switched Power Maximum Operating Pressure Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Pressure Minimum Operating Temperature
RS Stock No. 796-7326
Mfr. Part No.D-C73
BrandSMC
SGD36.36
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units
D-C7 PLC Auto Switch - Yes 24 V dc, 100 V dc 2.4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 210-250
Mfr. Part No.D-M9PSAPC
BrandSMC
SGD68.32
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units
D-M9 C55, CE1, CJP2, CLQ, CLS, CQ2, CQM, CQS, CRJ, CRQ2, CU, CXSJ, CXT, CY1F, CY3R, E-MY2, MDHR2, MDHR3, MGT, MGZ(R), MHC2, MHF2, MHK2, MHS, MHT2, MHY2, MHZ2, MHZJ2, MHZL2, MIS, MIW, MK, MK2, MRH, MSQ, MSZ, MTS, MXF, MXH, MXJ, MXP, MXQ, MXS, MXU, MXW, MXY, MY1, MY2, MY3, REAR, REBR, RLQ, RQ, RSQ, RZQ, SGC Solid State PNP Yes 5 V dc, 12 V dc, 24 V dc <=0.8V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 161-782
Mfr. Part No.D-M9PL
BrandSMC
SGD62.68
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D-M9 C55, CE1, CJP2, CLQ, CLS, CQ2, CQM, CQS, CRJ, CRQ2, CU, CXSJ, CXT, CY1F, CY3R, E-MY2, MDHR2, MDHR3, MGT, MGZ(R), MHC2, MHF2, MHK2, MHS, MHT2, MHY2, MHZ2, MHZJ2, MHZL2, MIS, MIW, MK, MK2, MRH, MSQ, MSZ, MTS, MXF, MXH, MXJ, MXP, MXQ, MXS, MXU, MXW, MXY, MY1, MY2, MY3, REAR, REBR, RLQ, RQ, RSQ, RZQ, SGC Solid State PNP Yes 5 V dc, 12 V dc, 24 V dc <=0.8V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2168
Mfr. Part No.D-93A
BrandSMC
SGD36.11
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D-93 Size 10 to 200 MSQ Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2X Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSQX Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSZ Series Rotary Actuator Reed - Yes 100V ac ≤2.4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 363-3322
Mfr. Part No.M/50/EAP/2V
BrandNorgren
SGD94.18
Each
units
M/50 - Solid State NO Yes 170V dc 2V IP66 4.5W - +80°C - -20°C
RS Stock No. 838-9358
Mfr. Part No.D-B54
BrandSMC
SGD47.38
Each
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D-B CG1, CLA, NCG, NCM Reed Switch - Yes 24 V dc, 100 V ac, 110 V ac, 200 V ac, 220 V ac <2.4V - - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2341
Mfr. Part No.D-G5BASAPC
BrandSMC
SGD109.37
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D-G5BA CG1 Series Air Cylinder Solid State NPN Yes 24V dc ≤4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2372
Mfr. Part No.D-M9BVL
BrandSMC
SGD79.06
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D-M9 Size 05, Size 1, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2 Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2X Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSQX Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 Series MSZ Series Rotary Actuator, 1 CRJ Series Rotary Actuator, 7, 10 to 200 MSQ Series Rotary Actuator Solid State PNP Yes 24V dc ≤4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 838-9354
Mfr. Part No.D-B53
BrandSMC
SGD47.38
Each
units
D-B CG1, CLA, NCG, NCM Reed Switch - Yes 24V dc <2.4V - - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2376
Mfr. Part No.D-M9BW
BrandSMC
SGD59.40
Each
units
D-M9 Size 05, Size 1, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2 Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2X Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSQX Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSZ Series Rotary Actuator, 1 CRJ Series Rotary Actuator, 7, 10 to 200 MSQ Series Rotary Actuator Solid State NPN Yes 24V dc ≤4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2281
Mfr. Part No.D-A93Z
BrandSMC
SGD51.99
Each
units
D-A9 Size 05, Size 10 to 200 MSQ Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2 Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2X Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSQX Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSZ Series Rotary Actuator, Size 32 to 63 MHT2 Series Rotary Actuator, 1 CRJ Series Rotary Actuator Reed - No 24 V dc, 100 V ac ≤2.4 V @ 20 mA, ≤3 V @ 40 mA IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2313
Mfr. Part No.D-A73Z
BrandSMC
SGD45.09
Each
units
D-A7 Size 30 CDRA1 Series Rotary Actuator, Size 32, Size 32 to 63 MHT2 Series Air Gripper, 40 MRQ Series Rotary Actuator Reed - Yes 24 V dc, 100 V ac ≤2.4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2164
Mfr. Part No.D-M9PW
BrandSMC
SGD59.40
Each
units
D-M9 Size 05, Size 1, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2 Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2X Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSQX Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSZ Series Rotary Actuator, 1 CRJ Series Rotary Actuator, 7, 10 to 200 MSQ Series Rotary Actuator Solid State PNP Yes 4.5 → 28V dc ≤0.8 V @ 10 mA, ≤2 V @ 40 mA IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2174
Mfr. Part No.D-A76H
BrandSMC
SGD36.11
Each
units
D-A7 Size 30 CDRA1 Series Rotary Actuator, Size 32, Size 32 to 63 MHT2 Series Air Gripper, 40 MRQ Series Rotary Actuator Reed - Yes 4 → 8V dc ≤0.8V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 768-1653
Mfr. Part No.VM-30AR-X219
BrandSMC
SGD277.32
Each
units
VM VM100, VM200, VM400 Push Button NO/NC No - - - - 1 MPa +60°C -0.001MPa -5°C
RS Stock No. 826-2379
Mfr. Part No.D-M9BV
BrandSMC
SGD62.68
Each
units
D-M9 Size 05, Size 1, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2 Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 40 CDRQ2X Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 MSQX Series Rotary Actuator, Size 10 to 50 Series MSZ Series Rotary Actuator, 1 CRJ Series Rotary Actuator, 7, 10 to 200 MSQ Series Rotary Actuator Solid State PNP Yes 24V dc ≤4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2287
Mfr. Part No.D-C73CZ
BrandSMC
SGD49.63
Each
units
D-C7 CG1 Series Air Cylinder Reed - Yes 24V dc ≤2.4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 363-3316
Mfr. Part No.M/50/LSU/2V
SGD40.48
Each
units
M/50 - Reed NO Yes 170 V dc, 240 V ac 2.7V IP66 10W - +80°C - -20°C
RS Stock No. 826-2105
Mfr. Part No.D-Y7PWL
BrandSMC
SGD85.67
Each
units
D-Y7P CXS, CXSW, CY1H, CY1HT, MY1B, MY1C, MY1HT, MY1M, REAH, REAHT Solid State PNP Yes 4.5 → 28V dc ≤0.8V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
RS Stock No. 826-2357
Mfr. Part No.D-J79
BrandSMC
SGD69.89
Each
units
D-J9 Air Cylinder Solid State NPN Yes 24V dc ≤4V IP67 - - +60°C - -10°C
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