1987.0487.287 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Thermostat Switch
TI number: P00241

According to the tag attached to the item, it was made by General Motors using parts from a Klixon Room Thermostat prior to June 1949. It uses a bulb and bellows type sensing element and a Klixon monometallic disc for snap action control of the electrical connection.

The switch was probably used in an industrial application. See the Artifacts Historical Files for additional details supplied by Lyle McBride.

Related material in collection: P00238, 9, 240.
Texas Instruments (Lyle McBride.)

Thermostat Switch

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Thermostat Switch

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution

Thermostat Switch

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution

Thermostat Switch

© Copyright 2000 Smithsonian Institution





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