Series 1996 Gas Pressure Switch

Compact, Low Cost, Range 1.4 to 20" w.c.

Reliable and convenient, the Series 1996 Gas Pressure Switches serve as a compact, low cost switch for gas fired furnaces and equipment. Pressure ranges for both models are ideal for high or low gas pressure interlock. Visible set point and on-off indicators add convenience in servicing. Use either NO or NC contacts on SPDT switch. Bottom connection has both 1/8" female and 1/4" male threads for pipe nipple or coupling. Top connection vents diaphragm chamber to outside or to furnace combustion chamber. Mount switch with diaphragm in a horizontal position and gas pressure connection at bottom. Used with natural, manufactured or LP gas.

For explosion-proof alternatives see Series 1950 or Series 1950G.

Product Applications

  • Gas furnaces
  • Natural, manufactured or LP gas applications

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Model Description Usually Ships* Price Order
Ships: Same Day
Price: $117.00
Gas pressure switch, range 4-20" w.c. Same Day* $117.00 Order
Ships: Same Day
Price: $117.00
Gas pressure switch, range 1.4-5.5" w.c. Same Day* $117.00 Order

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Air, natural & manufactured gas, LP gas.
Wetted Materials:
Consult factory.
Temperature Limits:
32 to 110°F (0 to 43.3°C). -30 to 110°F (-34.4 to 43.3°C) for dry gas or dry air.
Pressure Limits:
45" w.c. (11.2 kPa) continuous; 10 psig (68.95 kPa) surge.
Switch Type:
Electrical Rating:
15 A @ 120 to 480 VAC, 60 Hz. Resistive 1/8 HP @ 125 VAC, 1/4 HP @ 250 VAC, 60 Hz.
Electrical Connections:
3 screw type, common, normally open, normally closed.
Process Connections:
1/8" female NPT or 1/4" male NPT.
Vent Connection:
1/8" female NPT.
Mounting Orientation:
Diaphragm in horizontal position. Consult factory for other position orientations.
Set Point Adjustment:
Screw type with visible indicator, inside conduit enclosure.
1 lb 2.3 oz (349 g).
Agency Approvals:


  • Visible set point and on-off indicator simplifies operation and trouble shooting
  • Compact size and low cost make it ideal for gas fired or gas equipment OEM applications

Model Chart

EXAMPLE 1996 5 PRESET Series 1996-5-PRESET Gas Pressure Switch, range 1.4-5.5" w.c., with preset option.
SERIES 1996     Gas Pressure Switch
  1.4-5.5" w.c.
4.0-20.0" w.c.

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