Switch No. 5 Pressure Mk 1
 
Special firing device generally used for the actuation of booby traps operation by pressure.
Technical Data :

Physical Parameters :

Length of Switch

95.3 mm

Width of Switch

31.8 mm

Depth of Switch

19.1 mm

Net Explosive

0.025 ± 0.003 gms

 
Mode of operation :

Pressure Farthest from Hinge

9.5 kg

Pressure at Extension Socket

22.7 to 27.2 kg

Shelf Life

5 years with caps filled with E-1 mixture

 
Explodes a booby trap charge by pressure, can be laid under a railway track in conjunction with the adjustable extension rod.
 
Contact :

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Ordnance Factory Board
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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
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