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Switches – Commercial Types

While bomb builders often improvise their own switches and triggering devices, they are equally apt to purchase and use commercially available switch products. The advantage of them is reliability through factory quality control, and the fact that they are quite inexpensive.

Because of their reliability, commercial push button switches, toggle switches and rocker switches are commonly used in improvised explosive devices. They are particularly common in suicide/homicide belts and vests.

Securesearch, Inc. uses a wide range of commercial switches in our products. They have an x-ray signature that is quite different from that of any improvised switch. For training purposes, it is important that screeners and bomb squad members be shown examples of many different switches, and their x-ray images.

Switches – Commercial Types

ELECTRIC KETTLE
Order Sku: ITA-154
Electric kettle. Sectional cutaway to reveal interior. Comes with 120V mains plug but can be supplied to fit 220V power mains if user provides us with sample plug. Rewired to 220V at 100% charge over list price. If ordering for 220V use, please quote # ITA-140/220.

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(AVSEC) AVIATION SECURITY AND NUCLEAR PLANT SECURITY X-RAY TRAINING AID TEST KIT
Order Sku: ITA-179
(AVSEC)Aviation security and nuclear plant security X-Ray training aid test kit. This is a custom made TRAINING KIT. It contains between 20-30 items for instruction and testing of X-Ray screening personnel. The custom-made assortment is made to your specifications to meet your screener training and testing requirements. When you contact us, we will discuss with you your needs and design this kit so it contains the products you specify.

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DISPLAY BOARD WITH A VARIETY OF ELECTRONIC PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS
Order Sku: ITA-185-ECB-DB
Display board with a variety of electronic printed circuit boards attached. Each P.C. board has a sensor attached for initiation by such means as temperature charge, light level change, vibration, sound level change, etc. all are wired and armed separately from each other.
Each board’s relay or SCR terminates in a detonator and whistle common to the complete range of circuit boards. Common power supply.

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MICRO-SWITCH
Order Sku: ITA-51
Micro-switch application or release of pressure unit is constructed with three different types of microswitches. Each switch can operate independently.

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ELECTRONIC FIRING SYSTEMS
Order Sku: ITA-617
Electronic firing systems: switches, knife switch, push button, multiple contact, rotary, mercury, toggle, rocker, lever, slide, microswitch, trembler switch.

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MAGNETO-ELECTRIC SWITCHES
Order Sku: ITA-619
Magneto-electric switches: relays, reed switch, solenoid, servo.

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ELECTRONIC SWITCHES
Order Sku: ITA-620
Electronic switches: transistor, silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) capacitor, photo electric cell, infra-red emitter, thyristor, zener diode, photo diode, integrated circuit (microchip) E-Cell, light emitting diodes.

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E-CELL FIRING SYSTEM
Order Sku: ITA-624
E-Cell firing system, with schematic circuit lay out, and actual circuitry.

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