Sure Grip Controls, Inc. (Sure Grip) announced the expansion of its portfolio of miniature thumb controls. To complement its line of joysticks, handles, switches, control electronics and other components, Sure Grip added SIL 2/PLd compatible versions of its miniature thumb controls.
The new, redundant configurations increase Sure Grip’s range of configuration options that include proportional, switched, momentary, maintained and friction. For manufacturers that must comply with IEC61508 or ISO13849 for safety, Sure Grip’s miniature thumb controls are available in SIL 2/PLd compatible versions. These miniature thumb controls feature designs that fit into many control applications.
These thumb controls are constructed from wear-resistant polymer; feature contactless, Hall effect sensors; and are tested to more than 4 million cycles. With IP67 waterproof seals, they are well-suited to many conditions. Their ergonomic design provides operator comfort.