New GLL Series Limit Switch Offers Reduced Cost Position Indication - Honeywell Sensing & Control

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NEW GLL SERIES LIMIT SWITCH OFFERS REDUCED COST POSITION INDICATION

Minneapolis, MN., February 15, 2006 — Honeywell’s (NYSE: HON) Sensing and Control Strategic Business Unit today announced an addition to its comprehensive range of electromechanical limit switches. This new GLL limit switch extends Honeywell’s existing line of compact limit switches to include a potential solution for high volume applications.

The new GLL limit switch meets Honeywell’s world-class quality and reliability requirements and comes in a compact and lightweight RoHS compliant package at a price that is up to 40% lower than comparable products.

Potential OEM applications include elevators, escalators, aerial platform lifts, packaging equipment and industrial doors. These applications may benefit from the GLL’s features which include:

· REDUCED COST which helps to keep equipment costs down without sacrificing quality and reliability
· SMALL SIZE which is often ideal for restricted space applications
· REDUCED INSTALLATION COSTS 
· Less wires to install (double insulated housing, no ground required) 
· Easy access to wiring terminal block via a convenient hinged cover
· GLOBAL SEAL RATINGS of IP65 and NEMA 13
· WIDE RANGE OF APPROVALS including UL, CSA, CE, CCC and is RoHS compliant.

“As industry requirements change, so do our customers’ needs,” explains Global Product Manager, Pam Davis. “Honeywell continues to invest in our broad product range. We listen to our customers and introduce new products that meet their changing specifications. The GLL is an excellent example of this.”

Honeywell International is a $28 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, Chicago and Pacific Stock Exchanges. It is one of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is also a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.

Specs

• Circuitry: 1 NO 1 NC direct opening snap action, slow action (BBM), slow action (MBB); 2NC slow action • Ampere rating: 10 A (Thermal) • Supply voltage: 300 Vac and 250 Vdc max. • Housing material: Plastic • Termination type: 12,7 mm [0.5 in] conduit; 20 mm [0.79 in] conduit • Housing type: EN 50047 • Shock: 50 g per PEC 68-2-27c (w/o actuator) • Vibration: 10 g per IEC 68-2-6 (w/o actuator) • Sealing: IP65, NEMA 1, 12, 13 • Approvals: c-UL-US, CE, CCC • Mechanical life: 5 million operations • Operating temperature range: -10 °C to 80 °C [14 °F to 176 °F]
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