Door Switches with Built-in Basic
Switches for Long Life
• Installation in electrical facilities, equipment doors, and other
openings helps ensure safety by reliably preventing accidents.
• A Basic Switch if built in to provide a large switching capacity
and long service life.
Be sure to read Safety Precautions on page 3 and
Safety Precautions for All Basic Switches.
Ordering Information Specifications
Operation Item Model 1ZAP2 1VAP2-@
Push Pull Built-in Switch Model Built-in Switch Z-15GL42-B V-15-1B6/V-15-3B6
operation operation 15 A, 125 VAC 15 A, 125 VAC
Z-15GL42-B 1ZAP2 Rating (resistive load) (resistive load)
1VAP2-1 15 A, 250 V 15 A, 250 V
Self-reset Hold V-15-1B6 (resistive load) (resistive load)
1VAP2-2 Ambient operating
V-15-3B6 1VAP2-6 temperature − 25 to 80°C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating 35% to 85%RH
Contact Form Mechanical 100,000 operations min. 100,000 operations min.
Electrical 100,000 operations min. 25,000 operations min.
Model Name Contact form Degree of protection IP00
1ZAP2 Electric shock
1VAP2-1 Double-throw NC protection class Class II
1VAP2-2 NO PTI
(proof tracking index) 175
1VAP2-6 Single-throw Pollution degree 3 (IEC 947-5-1)
(SPST-NO) COM NO
Note: 1. The 1VAP2-6 is also available with SPDT contacts. The model number
is 1VAP2-6 (V-15-1B6).
2. The built-in switch cannot be replaced.
Dimensions (Unit: mm)
Characteristics Model 1ZAP2
5 6.4 dia. max. 21.6 N
Operating force OF max.
Pretravel PT max. 4.7 mm
Overtravel OT min. 3.2 mm
#832UNC, Depth: 10 Free position FP max. 11.1 mm
(unified screw thread) 78.6
5.5 ± 0.4 6.35 dia.
Four, M4 × 0.7 FP 7.1
1 25.4 ± 0.13 7.9
10.7 ± 0.4 16.7± 0.4 57.2
Separator ΈҐஔ࠷େúõù Three, M4x5.5 binding machine screws
ಈ࡞Ґஔ࠷খýõúü Internal toothed washer
1VAP2-1 46.9±0.3 1VAP2-1
FP 31±0.2 4.9
6.7±0.3 4.6 OF max. 17.6 N
±0.3 20.6±0.15 4.8 dia. PT max. 4.4 mm
6.4 6.35 dia. 7.4 dia. max. OT min. 2 mm
10.3±0.3 5.5±0.2 FP max. 9.5 mm
Two, M3.5 holes 40.6 Separator
13.2 Three, #4-40 UNC V-15-1B6 Basic Switch
round machine screws
1VAP2-2 46.9 ± 0.3 1VAP2-2
4.1 Three, M3 holes 4.9 OF max. 17.6 N
FP 12.7 PT max. 4.4 mm
4.8 dia. OT min. 2 mm
6.35 dia. 7.4 dia. max. FP max. 9.5 mm
6.4 7.9 Two, M3
40.6 V-15-1B6 Basic Switch
12.7 Three, #4-40 UNC
round machine screws
1VAP2-6 8 FP Mounting hole 1VAP2-6
OF max. 14.7 N
PT max. 6 mm
12 dia. OT min. 3 mm
15 6.35 dia. 2 FP max. 21 mm
66 58 45 P = 1 criss-cross
Stainless steel operation rod
Two, 9-dia. lead wire
8 4.2 ± 0.2 1 12 1.2
V-15-3B6 15.2 37 5
Basic Switch 75.4
Note: 1. The standard 1VAP2-6 has SPST-NO contacts.
2. The 1VAP2-6 is also available with SPDT contacts. If SPDT contacts are required, order using the following model number. (The built-in switch is the V-15-1B6.)
Refer to Safety Precautions for All Basic Switches.
Precautions for Correct Use
Mounting 1ZAP2 1VAP2-1 1VAP2-2 1VAP2-6
Four, M4 or 4.5 ʴ00.3dia. holes
Two, 3.5 +00.3dia. holes
Two, 4.5 +00.3dia. holes Two, 4 +00.3dia. holes
Front mounting 58± 0.3
25.4 ± 0.3 20.6 ±0.3
10 dia. min.
10 dia. min. 10 dia. min.
Side mounting 11.1±0.3 10.3± 0.3 (Side mounting is not possible)
11.1± 0.3 12.7± 0.3 19.1± 0.3
Two, 4.5+00.3dia. holes Two, 4 +00.3dia. holes
Two, 3.5 +0.3 dia. holes
Tighten the terminal screws to the torque given in the following table.
0.78 to 1.78 N·m 0.19 to 0.29 N·m
• The Switch does not have a water-resistant structure. Take
measures to protect the Switch if it is to be used in locations subject
to splashing or spraying water or other liquids.
• Do not use the Switch where it is continuously subjected to vibration
or shock. Doing so will result in contact failure, malfunction, or a
decrease in service life caused by abrasive powder that is
generated from the internal parts. Subjecting the Switch to
excessive vibration or shock may cause the contacts to
malfunction, stick, or become damaged. Make sure to install the
Switch in locations free of vibration or shock or in a direction where
resonance will not occur.
• Do not use the Switch in locations subject to corrosive gas, such as
sulfuric gas (H2S or SO2), ammonium gas (NH3), nitric gas (HNO3),
or chlorine gas (Cl2), or high temperature and humidity.
Doing so will result in damage due to contact failure or corrosion.
• If the Switch is used in locations with silicone gas, arc energy may
cause silicon dioxide (SiO2) to build up on the contacts and contact
failure may result. If there is silicone oil, silicone sealant, or wire
covered with silicone close to the Switch, attach a contact
protective circuit to suppress the arcing of the Switch or eliminate
the source of silicone gas.
• Use the switch within the specified range for operating temperature
and humidity. Using the Switch in high temperatures will cause the
operating characteristics to deviate. Rapid changes in temperature
will also cause the operating characteristics to deviate. It is
recommended to install the Switch as far as possible from heat
sources so that the temperature of the Switch is not affected.
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