Limit Switches      



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No limit leadership. Available with a variety of actuators, electrical specifications, terminations, circuitries and sealing ratings, Honeywell Sensing and Control (S&C) limit switches offer superior flexibility and performance. These precision snap-action switches — sealed in rugged housings — are used to detect presence or absence in areas where physical contact is allowed.


    And Honeywell S&C delivers all the benefits your applications demand:

  • Reliability, repeatability, accuracy.
  • Impressive breadth of product offerings.
  • Tested-tough, for industrial machinery.
  • Supreme performance, through superior application understanding.
  • Withstanding shock, vibration, washdowns and outdoor environments.


Heavy-Duty Limit Switches:

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HDLS Series Standard 316L Stainless Steel Fully Potted, Epoxy Sealed
Housing type HDLS plug-in and non-plug-in 316L stainless steel non plug-in sealed HDLS body
Sealing IP65/66/67; NEMA 1, 3, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 12, 13 IP65/66/67; NEMA 1, 3, 3R, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 12, 13 IP65/66/67; NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 6P, 12, 13
Temperature range (standard) -12 °C to 121 °C [10 °F to 250 °F] -12 °C to 121 °C [10 °F to 250 °F] -12 °C to 121 °C [10 °F to 250 °F]
Low temperature range (optional) -40 °C to 121 °C [-40 °F to 250 °F] -40 °C to 121 °C [-40 °F to 250 °F] -40 °C to 121 °C [-40 °F to 250 °F]
Housing material zinc die-cast w/ epoxy coating stainless steel zinc die-cast w/ epoxy coating
Actuators/levers •top pin plunger
• top pin plunger, adjustable
• top roller plunger
• top rotary
• side rotary
• side rotary (maintained)
• side pin plunger
• side pin plunger, adjustable
• side pin plunger, maintained
• side roller plunger
• wobble
• top pin plunger
• top roller plunger
• side rotary
• side rotary (maintained)
• side pin plunger
• side roller plunger
• top pin plunger
• top pin plunger, adjustable
• top roller plunger
• top rotary
• side rotary
• side rotary (maintained)
• side pin plunger
• side pin plunger, adjustable
• side pin plunger, maintained
• side roller plunger
• wobble
Termination • 0.5 in/0.75 in-14NPT conduit
• 20 mm conduit
• PG13.5
• 6-ft and 12-ft cable
• manifold
• 4, 5, and 9-pin mini-connector
• 4-pin micro-connector
• 0.5 in/0.75 in-14NPT conduit
• 12-ft cable
• cable (various lengths)
• 4, 5, and 9-pin mini-connector
Approvals UL, CE, CSA, CCC, EN60947-1, EN60947-5-1 UL, CE, CSA, CCC, EN60947-1, EN60947-5-1 UL, CE, CSA, CCC, EN60947-1, EN60947-5-1
Circuitry (double break contacts) • 1NC 1NO SPDT, snap action
• 1NC direct acting,
• 2NC 2NO DPDT, snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT sequential, snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT center neutral, snap action
• 1NC 1NO SPDT, snap action
• 1NC direct acting,
• 2NC 2NO DPDT, snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT sequential, snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT center neutral, snap action
• 1NC 1NO SPDT, snap action
• 1NC direct acting,
• 2NC 2NO DPDT, snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT sequential, snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT center neutral, snap action
Contacts silver, gold silver, gold silver, gold
Electrical rating 10 A (thermal) AC15, A600; DC13, R300 10 A (thermal) AC15, A600; DC13, R300 10 A (thermal) AC15, A600; DC13, R300
Measurements (H x W x D) 106,7 mm x 41,1 mm x 44,4 mm [4.20 in x 1.62 in x 1.75 in] 122,9 mm x 47,63 mm x 45,2 mm [4.84 in x 1.875 in x 1.78 in] 106,7 mm x 41,1 mm x 44,4 mm [4.20 in x 1.62 in x 1.75 in]
Features wide variety of actuators, circuitry options, and connectivity; rugged and dependable, models in service for over 40 years series 316L 300 stainless steel housing suitable for corrosive environment and wash down food and beverage applications construction guards aganst fluid penetration into switch body; suitable for harsh-duty applications


Global Limit Switches:

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Series GLA GLC
Housing type EN 50041 EN 50047
Sealing IP67; NEMA 1, 3, 4, 12, 13 IP66/IP67; NEMA 1, 4, 12, 13
Temperature range -25 °C to 85 °C [-13 °F to 185 °F] side rotary: -40 °C to 85 °C [-40 °F to 185 °F] -40 °C to 85 °C [-40 °F to 185 °F]
Housing material zinc die-cast, epoxy coated zinc die-cast, epoxy coated
Actuators/levers side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller lever, top roller plunger, wobble side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller lever, top roller plunger, wobble
Termination conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 20 mm, PG13.5 conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 20 mm, PG13.5, Deutsch-style connector (4-pin)
Approvals UL, CE, CSA, CCC, IEC 947-5-1, EN60947-5-1, UL508 UL, CE, CSA, CCC, IEC 947-5-1, EN60947-5-1, UL508
Circuitry (double break contacts) • SPDT snap action
• SPDT slow action, BBM/MBB
• DPDT snap action
• DPDT sequential
• DPDT center neutral
• 2NO or 2NC
• SPDT snap action
• SPDT slow action, BBM/MBB
• 2NC slow action
• 2NO slow action
Contacts silver, gold silver, gold
Electrical rating 10 A (thermal) AC15, A600; DC13, Q300 10 A (thermal) AC15, A300; DC13, Q300
Measurements (H x W x D) 103 mm x 42,0 mm x 42,0 mm [4.06 in x 1.65 in x 1.65 in] 85,6 mm x 30,5 mm x 31,1 mm [3.37 in x 1.20 in x 1.23 in]
Features positive-opening NC contacts positive-opening NC contacts


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GLD GLE SZL-VL
EN 50047 EN 50047 compatible
IP66; NEMA 1, 4X (indoor), 12, 13 IP66; NEMA 1, 4, 12, 13 IP64
-40 °C to 85 °C [-40 °F to 185 °F] -40 °C to 85 °C [-40 °F to 185 °F] -20 °C to 60 °C [-4 °F to 140 °F]
high-strength thermoplastic zinc die-cast, epoxy coated zinc die-cast/thermoplastic
side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger, wobble side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger, wobble side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger, wobble, wobble cat whisker
conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 20 mm, PG13.5, Deutsch-style connector (4-pin) conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 20 mm, PG13.5, Deutsch-style connector (4-pin) cable gland (cable Ø 6 mm to Ø 9 mm)
UL, CE, CSA, CCC, IEC 60947-5-1, EN60947-5-1, UL508, UL746-C UL, CE, CSA, CCC, IEC 60947-5-1, EN60947-5-1, UL508 UL, cULus, CE
• 1NC 1NO SPDT snap action
• 1NC 1NO SPDT slow action, BBM/MBB
• 2NC
• 2NO
• 1NC 1NO SPDT snap action
• 1NC 1NO SPDT slow action, BBM/MBB
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action
• 2NC
• 2NO
• 1NC 1NO SPDT
silver, gold silver, gold gold-plated silver
10 A (thermal) AC15, A300; DC13, Q300 10 A (thermal) AC15, A300; DC13, Q300 5.0 A @ 250 Vac max. 0.4 A @ 125 Vdc max
84,05 mm x 30,5 mm x 32,6 mm [3.31 in x 1.20 in x 1.28 in] 85,9 mm x 65 mm x 31,1 mm [3.38 in x 2.56 in x 1.23 in] 82,5 mm x 28 mm x 25 mm [3.25 in x 1.102 in x 0.98 in]
positive-opening NC contacts positive-opening NC contacts integral cord grip; gold-plated silver contacts


Medium-Duty Limit Switches:

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Series 14CE/914CE LS/LS-4
Housing type minature compact/non-plug-in, plug-in
Sealing IP65, IP66, IP67; IP68 NEMA 1, 3, 3R, 4, 6, 6P, 12 (boot seal), 13 NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 13
Temperature range 0 °C to 70 °C [35 °F to 158 °F] -40 °C [-40 °F] low temp (optional) -29 °C to 71 °C [-20 °F to 160 °F] -29 °C to 120 °C [-20 °F to 298 °F] (optional)
Housing material zinc die-cast, epoxy coated zinc die-cast/aluminum die cast epoxy coated
Actuators/levers side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger, pushbutton, wobble, panel mount side rotary, side rotary (maintained), top pin plunger, top roller plunger, side roller plunger, side roller, wobble
Termination cable, micro-connector conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 20 mm, PG13.5
Approvals 14CE: CE, IEC947-5-1, EN60947-5-1 914CE: UL, CE, CSA, IEC947-5-1, EN60947-5-1 LS: UL, CSA (select listings) LS-4: CE (select listings)
Circuitry SPDT SPDT double break, DPDT double break
Contacts silver, gold silver
Electrical rating 5 A (thermal) AC14, D300; DC13, R300 LS: 10 A (125, 250 or 480 Vac) LS-4: AC15, A300; DC13, P300
Measurements (H x W x D) 49 mm x 40 mm x 16 mm [1.93 in x 1.58 in x 0.63 in] 102,9 mm x 30,2 mm x 28,7 mm [4.05 in x 1.19 in x 1.13 in]
Features rugged metal housing; miniature size; pre-leaded or various quick-connect terminations; low-temperature available mode of operation is field adjustable; variety of operating characteristics; models in service for more than 60 years


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E6/V6 E7/V7 SL1
side mount, flange mount side mount, flange mount side mount
E6/V6-RQ: IP40; NEMA 1 E6/V6-RN: IP66; NEMA 1, 3, 4 E7/V7-RQ: IP50 E7/V7-RN or RQN: IP65 IP67; NEMA 3, 4, 13
-32 °C to 71 °C [-25 °F to 160 °F] -40 °C [-40 °F] low temp (optional) -30 °C to 70 °C [22 °F to 158 °F] -10 °C to 70 °C [14 °F to 158 °F]
zinc die-cast, epoxy coated aluminum die-cast, epoxy coated zinc die-cast
top pin plunger, maint. with reset plunger, wobble, top roller lever, top roller plunger, cross roller plunger, one-way roller lever top pin plunger, top roller plunger, top roller lever, one-way roller lever, wobble, cross-roller plunger top pin plunger, top roller plunger, top cross roller plunger, top roller lever
0.5 in - 14NPT (or NPSM) conduit, mini-connector, cable 20 mm, PG13.5 single or double conduit cable gland (cable diameter 5,8 mm to 9,6 mm)
UL, CSA, CE CE UL, CSA
SPDT, DPDT SPDT, DPDT SPDT
silver, gold silver silver, gold
10 A, 15 A, 22 A @ 125, 250, or 480 Vac EN 60947-5-1; IEC 60947-5-1; AC15, B300 SPDT: AC15, A300; DC13, Q300 DPDT: AC15, B300; DC13, R300 5A
63,5 mm x 25,4 mm x 77,2 mm [2.50 in x 1.00 in x 3.04 in] single conduit: 45,3 mm x 76,4 mm x 25,4 mm [1.79 in x 3.01 in x 1.00 in]
double conduit: 45,2 mm x 84,6 mm x 25,4 mm [1.78 in x 3.33 in x 1.00 in]
59,8 mm x 44,2 mm x 18 mm [2.35 in x 1.74 in x 0.71 in]
rugged electrostatic, epoxy-coated housing; booted versions sealed to IP66; unsealed actuators sealed to IP40; side or flange mount; low temperature options; models in service for more than 60 years compact, general-purpose limit switch for medium-duty indoor or outdoor applications often ideal source for replacement parts for machine tools; rugged housing; snap-in terminal enclosures; standard and low temperature ranges


Hazardous Area Switches:

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Series EX 14CE100
Approvals UL, CSA, ATEX (CE), IEC Ex ATEX (CE)
Designations NEMA 7, Div. 1 & 2, Class I, Groups B, C, & D (select catalog listings)
NEMA 9, Div. 1 & 2, Class II, Groups E, F, & G
II 2 G; EEx d IIB + H2 T6
II 2 G; Ex d IIC T6
II 2 D; Ex tD A21 T85°C
Sealing NEMA 1 IP65
IP66 (select catalog listings)
Housing material aluminum, epoxy coated zinc, epoxy coated
Actuators/lever side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger, manual top pin plunger, top roller plunger, cross-roller plunger
Termination 0.5 in - 14NPT conduit, lead wires harmonised Cenelec cable (various lengths)
Circuitry 1NC 1NO SPDT snap action;
1NC 1NO SPDT maintained;
2NC 2NO DPDT snap action
1NC 1NO SPDT snap action
Operating temperature (standard) -40 °C to 71 °C [-40 °F to 160 °F]
-40 °C to 204 °C [-40 °F to 400 °F] optional EXHT catalog listing
0 °C to 70 °C [32 °F to 158 °F]
Electrical rating 1 A, 10 A, 15 A, 20 A AC14, D300; DC13, R300
Measurements (H x W x D) 65,0 mm x 93,0 mm x 51,3 mm [2.56 in x 3.66 in x 2.02 in] 49,0 mm x 40,0 mm x 16,0 mm [1.93 in x 1.57 in x 0.63 in]
Features smallest metal housing intended for indoor applications; ample wiring space; mounts from any of four sides; used in temperature range of -40 °C to 71 °C [-40 °F to 160 °F]; global agency approvals pre-wired versions; gang-mounting capability; cable length variations; simple two screw mounting; A-P and European approvals


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GXA GXE CX VPX
ATEX (CE) ATEX (CE), IEC Ex EN 50041 mounting compatible UL, CSA, ATEX (CE), IN METRO, IEC Ex (consult factory for applicable listings) cULus, ATEX, IEC Ex, CE
II 2 G; EEx d IIC T6

II 2 D; Ex tD A21 T85°C

II 2 G; EEx d IIC T6

II 2 D; Ex tD A21 T85°C

NEMA 7, Div. 1 & 2, Class I, Groups B, C, & D (select catalog listings)

NEMA 9, Div. 1 & 2, Class II, Groups E, F, & G

II 2 G; Ex d IIC T6

II 2 D; Ex d tD A21 T85°C

snap-action switches:

II 2 G, II 2 D (ATEX Rating) Ex db IIC T6 Gb (Gas)
Ex tb IIIC T85°C Db (Dust)
Ta -40 °C to +50 °C (Switch Code 4A or 4B)
Ta -40 °C to +60 °C (Switch Code 2A or 2B)

proximity switches:

II 1 G, II 1 D (ATEX Rating)
Ex ia IIC T4 Ga (Gas)
Ex ia IIIC T135°C Da (Dust)
Ta -40 °C to 80 °C
IP66 IP66 IP66;
NEMA 1, 3, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 13
IP66 per IEC 60079-0;
IP67 per IEC 60529 (self-certified by Honeywell)
NEMA 4, 4X, 6, and 13 per UL 50E
zinc, epoxy coated zinc, epoxy coated aluminum (epoxy coated), bronze aluminum with protective paint finish
side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger side rotary, pin plunger indicator shafts: NAMUR, 1/4 in flats, Knurl
5 m of harmonised Cenelec cable (three conductor 5 m of harmonised Cenelec cable (three conductor) 0.75 in - 14 NPT conduit, 25 mm conduit conduit: 1/2-14 NPT, 3/4-14 NPT, M20 x 1.5, M25 x 1.5
1NC 1NO SPDT snap action 1NC 1NO SPDT snap action max. of 6NC/6NO 4 mA to 20 mA; analog output
-20 °C to 75 °C [-4 °F to 167 °F] -20 °C to 75 °C [-4 °F to 167 °F] -25 °C to 85 °C [-13 °F to 185 °F]
-40 °C to 85 °C [-40 °F to 185 °F] (optional)
4 EM switches: -40 °C to 50 °C [-40 °F to 122 °F]
2 EM switches: -40 °C to 60 °C [-40 °F to 140 °F]
Proximity switches: -40 °C to 80 °C [-40 °F to 176 °F]
AC15, 4 A, 250 V;

DC13, 0.15 A, 250 V
AC15, 4 A, 250 V;

DC13, 0.15 A, 250 V
1 A, 10 A, 15 A, 20 A

snap-action switches:

UL: 15 A 150 Vac 10 A 250 Vac 0.5 A 250 Vdc
CE: 16 A 250 Vac 0.5 A 250 Vdc

proximity switches:

switch element function: NAMUR, NC
Nominal voltage: 8.2 V
Current cons. (On) ≤ 1 mA
Current cons. (Off) ≥ 3 mA
103 mm x 42,0 mm x 42,0 mm [4.06 in x 1.65 in x 1.65 in] 85,9 mm x 65 mm x 30,0 mm [3.38 in x 2.56 in x 1,18 in] short cover: 101,6 mm x 101,6 mm x 104 mm [4.00 in x 4.00 in x 4.09 in]

standard cover: 101,6 mm x 101,6 mm x 145,0 mm [4.00 in x 4.00 in x 5.71 in]
152,3 mm H x 140 mm W x 140 mm D [6.0 in H x 5.5 in W x 5.5 in D] ref.
EN 50041 mounting compatible; double-insulated switch element; snap-action basic switch; A-P and European approvals EN 50047 mounting compatible; double-insulated switch element; snap-action basic switch; A-P and European approvals operate point field adjustable; low temp seals; available models for on/off position switching or continuous analog output sensing; single or double pole, double-throw available; global agency approvals valve position indicator; certified flame-proof, explosion-proof and intrinsically safe (optional) ;VPX with proximity switches carry an Intrinsically Safe (IS) rating; well suited for up to 500,000 actuation cycles; available in multiple indicator colors that is visible from all directions


Hazardous Area Switches:

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Series LSX BX
Approvals UL, CSA BX (1/2 NPT or 3/4 NPT): UL, CSA, ATEX, IEC Ex, NEPSI (China)
BX (20 mm): ATEX, IEC Ex, NEPSI (China), EAC (Russia), IN METRO (Brasil)
Designations NEMA 7, Div. 1 & 2, Class I, Groups B, C, & D
NEMA 9, Div. 1 & 2, Class II, Groups E, F, & G
NEMA 7, Div. 1 & 2, Class I, Groups B, C, & D
NEMA 9, Div. 1 & 2, Class II, Groups E, F, & G
II 2 G Ex d IIC T6 Gb
II 2 D Ex tb IIIC T85°C Db
Sealing IP67; NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 13 P67; NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 13
Housing material aluminum, epoxy coated aluminum, epoxy coated
Actuators/levers side rotary, side rotary (maintained), side pin plunger, side pin plunger - adjustable, side roller plunger, top rotary, top pin plunger, top pin plunger - adjustable, top roller plunger, wobble side rotary, side rotary (maintained), side pin plunger, side pin plunger - adjustable, side roller plunger, top rotary, top pin plunger, top pin plunger - adjustable, top roller plunger, wobble
Termination 0.5 in - 14NPT conduit, 0.75 in - 14NPT conduit 0.5 in - 14NPT conduit, 0.75 in - 14NPT conduit, 20 mm conduit
Circuitry (double break contacts) • 1NC 1NO SPDT snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action, center neutral
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action, sequential
• 1NC 1NO SPDT snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action, center neutral
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action, sequential
Operating temperature -12 °C to 121 °C [10 °F to 250 °F]
-40 °C to 121 °C [-40 °F to 250 °F] (optional)
-40 °C to 70 °C
[-40 °F to 158 °F]
Electrical rating 10 A (thermal) AC15, A600; DC13, R300 10 A (thermal) AC15, A600; DC13, R300
Measurements (H x W x D) 146,1 mm x 76,2 mm x 72,9 mm] [5.75 in x 3.00 in x 2.87 in] 146,1 mm x 76,2 mm x 72,9 mm] [5.75 in x 3.00 in x 2.87 in]
Features 10 A thermal electrical rating; variety of actuators and circuitry options; silver or gold contacts; field adjustable to meet various application needs diverse conduit selection; compatible with LSX; tracking interchangeability with MICRO SWITCH HDLS; variety of heads and non-sparking actuators; 10 A thermal electrical rating; silver or gold contacts; ATEX-required external ground screw; global agency approvals


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BX2 GSX CLSX
BX2 (1/2 NPT, 3/4 NPT, 20 mm):
UL, cUL, ATEX, IEC Ex, NEPSI (China), EAC (Russia), IN METRO (Brasil)
cULus, ATEX, IEC Ex, IN METRO (Brasil) UL, CSA
NEMA 7, Div. 1 & 2, Class I, Groups B, C, & D
NEMA 9, Div. 1 & 2, Class II, Groups E, F, & G
II 2 G Ex d IIC T6 Gb
II 2 D Ex tb IIIC T85°C Db
NEMA 7, Div. 1 & 2, Class I, Groups B, C, & D
NEMA 9, Div. 1 & 2, Class II, Groups E, F, & G
II 2 G; Ex d IIC T6
II 2 D; Ex d tD A21 T85°C
NEMA 7, Div. 1 & 2, Class I, Groups B, C, & D
NEMA 9, Div. 1 & 2, Class II, Groups E, F, & G
IP67; NEMA 1, 3, 4, 6, 13 IP67; NEMA 1, 4, 12, 13 NEMA 1, 3, 4, 13
stainless steel aluminum, epoxy coated aluminum, epoxy coated
side rotary, side rotary (maintained), side pin plunger, side roller plunger, top pin plunger, top roller plunger side rotary, top pin plunger, top roller plunger, top roller lever cable/rope pull, maintained
conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 0.75 in - 14NPT, 20 mm conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 20 mm, PG13,5 conduit: 0.5 in - 14NPT, 0.75 in - 14NPT
• 1NC 1NO SPDT snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action, center neutral
• 2NC 2NO DPDT snap action, sequential
• 1NC 1NO snap action
• 2NC 2NO snap action
• 2NC slow action
• 2NO slow action
• 1NC 1NO BBM slow action
• 1NC 1NO MBB slow action
• 2NC 1NO BBM slow action
• 2NC 2NO BBM slow action
• 3NC 1NO BBM slow action
• 4NC slow action
• 1NC
• 1NC 1NO
• 2NC
-40 °C to 70 °C
[-40 °F to 158 °F]
-40 °C to 70 °C
[-40 °F to 158 °F]
-1 °C to 70 °C
[-30 °F to 158 °F]
10 A (thermal)
AC15, A600; DC13, R300
10 A (thermal)
AC15, A300/A600; DC13, Q300
10 A (thermal)
AC15, A300/A600; DC13, Q300
146,1 mm x 76,2 mm x 72,9 mm] [5.75 in x 3.00 in x 2.87 in] 154,2 mm x 76,2 mm x 72 mm [6.07 in x 3.00 in x 2.84 in] 158,24 mm x 76,2 mm x 73,2 mm [6.23 in x 3.00 in x 2.88 in]
corrosion-resistant stainless steel housing; diverse conduit selection; tracking interchangeability with MICRO SWITCH LSX and BX series products; variety of heads and nonsparking actuators; 10 A thermal electrical rating; silver or gold contacts; ATEX-required external ground screw; global agency approvals snap-action or slow-action contacts with positive break of NC contacts; simple installation; positive action push plunger; global agency approvals; silver or gold contacts positive-opening operating of NC contacts; cable length may be 200 ft in straight line; internal grounding screw

Limit Switches