Hydra-Electric switches are the industry standard for performance and reliability.

Aerospace Switches

Hydra-Electric produces and services high performance electromechanical products for pressure, temperature and liquid flow sensing. Hydra-Electric pressure switches can be used in gage, differential, vacuum, altitude and airspeed applications and on hydraulic, anti-ice, pneumatic, lube oil, fuel, potable water or cryogenic systems.

why switches from HyDRa-Electric...

checkmarkPremium Quality
products from the industry pioneer and inventor of the first negative disc spring

checkmarkHighest Level of Accuracy
for achieving the deadband

from custom design, enhanced design as well as many standard designs

checkmarkSuperior Manufacturability
from having perfected building the rough set

Applications where our Products have been used

Hydra-Electric's high performance sensing technology has been utilized across a wide variety of critical aerospace systems.

  • Environmental Control
    Environmental Control
  • Landing gear
    Landing Gear
  • engines
  • flight controls
    Flight Controls
  • hydraulics
  • Filter Systems
    Filter Systems
  • Anti-Icing Systems
  • Fuel Systems
    Fuel Systems
  • Crew Oxygen Systems
    Crew Oxygen
  • Force Fight
    Force Fight


Pressure Switch Capabilities:

Operating ranges from 0.25”H20 to 5,000 PSI.

Temperature Switch Capabilities:

Operating ranges from 10°F (-12°C) to 500°F (260°C).

Flow Switch Capabilities:

Operating ranges from 0.25 gpm to 30 gpm

Switch service life ranges are available up to 1 million operating cycles. Switches are typically designed to operate in ambient temperatures from -85 °F to 400 °F, withstand vibration up to 25 G’s at 3,000 Hz and shock up to 250 G’s. Special switches can be designed to withstand vibration to 100 G’s and shock to 1000 G’s.Hydra-Electric Aerospace Switches are designed to meet various specifications such as RTCA/DO-160, MIL-S-9395, MIL-S-28827, MIL-S-28788, MIL-STD-810 or MIL-STD-202. These requirements, among others, include: Environmental Test requirements such as Temperature Cycling, Humidity, Moisture Resistance, Salt Spray, Sand and Dust; Dynamic Tests such as Endurance, Vibration, Shock, Acceleration; and various Electrical Characteristic Tests such as Dielectric, Insulation Resistance, Contact Resistance and Bonding

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