Presair has recently uncovered a groundbreaking industrial application for our pneumatic foot switch, and we are excited to share this innovative solution that involves the integration of cutting-edge robotics. To purchase, click here.

Our customer encountered a unique challenge with a piece of equipment that required activation based on the movement detected by a sensor in a hazardous environment. The primary objective of the project was to streamline and automate the process as much as possible. To achieve this, a robotic arm was introduced into the equation, seamlessly paired with our durable pneumatic foot switch.

Pneumatic Foot Switch Operates Robotics: How It Works

Here’s how it works: as an object moves over the foot pedal, it applies pressure to the pedal, triggering the air switch. This, in turn, sends a signal to the robotic arm, prompting it to initiate the operation of the equipment precisely when the object is in the designated position. This innovative setup ensures a smooth and efficient workflow, minimizing manual intervention and enhancing overall operational efficiency.

Hard Foot Pedals

One of the key advantages of this solution lies in its suitability for deployment in wet and hazardous environments. Given that the object is situated in such conditions, utilizing a pneumatic switching solution becomes crucial for safety. The pneumatic foot pedal and air switch combination offer a secure and reliable method of activating the robotic arm without the risk of damage when contact is made.

The integration of a robotic arm not only automates the process but also adds a futuristic and high-tech element to the industrial setting. This application showcases the versatility of our pneumatic foot pedal air switch, demonstrating its adaptability in solving complex challenges across various industrial environments.

This project exemplifies the power of innovation and collaboration between cutting-edge technologies. Presair’s pneumatic foot pedal air switch, when combined with a state-of-the-art robotic arm, provides a solution that enhances efficiency, safety, and reliability in industrial applications, particularly in challenging environments where precision and automation are paramount. We are proud to share this success story and look forward to exploring more possibilities for the integration of our pneumatic switching solutions in diverse industrial scenarios.


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Pneumatic Switches

Presair pneumatic switches are great for safe, economical control of consumer, industrial, medical or other products and appliances in wet, chemical or explosive atmospheres, or just for added safety.

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