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Klixon® Solid–State Airflow Sensors

Klixon is a world leader in the design and manufacture of air flow sensors. We build devices that are high-quality, dependable, and reasonably priced. We can customize air flow sensors to meet your engineering needs.

Our solid–state vane switch is ideal for recognizing loss or reduction of airflow in electronic equipment. Typically used in power supplies, data processing equipment, and large electronic cabinets.

Unlike its electro mechanical vane switch predecessor, our solid–state switch continues to provide reliable switching even in the dirtiest of environments.
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Airflow Sensors
Solid–state design for improved reliability
SPST or SPDT configuration
Normally open or closed
Commercial or military grades available
Low power dissipation (approximately 3 watts)
Excellent shock and vibration resistance


Supply voltage: 30 VDC maximum
Switching capacity: up to 400 milliamps
Operating temperature range: +10°C to +50°C
Ambient temperature range: up to 150°C
100,000 life cycle
Weight: approximately 20 grams

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Klixon air flow sensors are designed to recognize loss or reduction of airflow in:
Power supplies
Data processing units
Commercial electronic equipment
Military electronic equipment

Commercial customer specifications and source control drawings
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