M5000 Float Switch


SKU: FLT005 Category:


  • Miniature stainless steel switch for general purpose use
  • Heavy duty but compact
  • Better in corrosive applications than polypropylene
  • 24 inch leads (22 gauge Teflon wire)
  • 1/8” NPT fitting – does not come with a nut
  • Don’t use in heavy duty applications like sewage pumps
  • Great for:
    • corrosive environments
    • boiling water, steam
  • How does it work? See How Float Switches Work
  • Dimensions: see our float switch sizing chart
  • Specifications:
    • max wattage: 30W
    • nominal VA: 30 – rated for resistive load
    • max temperature: 200 degrees C / 392 degrees F
    • max pressure: 300 PSI
    • specific gravity: .7*
    • normally closed**
  • Warranty: manufacturer warrants against defect for one year
  • Warnings:
    • Using the switch to control a pump? Beware of spiking voltage
    • Do not submerge without sealing top to a point above liquid level.  See our M8000 tubing adapter (works fine with the M5000 also)

* Great for water. For other fluids, check specific gravity.
** The wires complete a circuit when the float is down. You can reverse the operation by removing the clip, turning the float upside down and replacing the clip.

Additional information

Weight 0.081 lbs


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