foot switch


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foot switch

A foot-activated electrical switch that enables the operator to use both hands in the application of an electrical device, e.g., light source, electrosurgical unit, drill.
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Then start and stop the motor with the foot switch as you slowly feed cable into the drain.
Operators at Phoenix program ratio, flow rate, and quantity, then inject the potting compound into the container and around the circuit board by pressing a foot switch.
"It has a larger bag, better tool storage an easier to operate hand or foot switch and an easier-to-change bag."
Lifting and lowering is controlled by either a push button pendant or foot switch. Presto ECOA Lifts, prestolifts.com.
Highlights include joystick and foot switch operator control, a camera that automatically engages when reversing for better visibility with the system monitor, and motorized height adjustment.
Power is supplied by a panel switch or foot switch for ease of use.
The ConnTrol Series 300 Potentiometer Control Foot Switch is a variable speed control pedal with a slip-resistant surface that provides extremely smooth operation and maintains its position when the user's foot is removed.
For convenience, images can be captured remotely by using a foot switch or microscope handgrip; captured images may be viewed on the video monitor during and immediately after surgery.
For safety, toe protection is provided on all working sides, while raising and lowering is controlled by either a push-button pendant or foot switch. Southworth Products, southworthproducts.com.
An employee activated a foot switch to cut off the padding section and then stuffed the paper into the package using both hands.
The Linemaster Aquiline foot switch is designed with a high impact polymeric plastic or stylish zinc cast cover and is built for ease of use and long life.