L971 Series Level Switches

The Murphy L971 Series Level Switch detects low oil level in a compressor’s crankcase. As oil level in the crankcase depletes, the float on the L971 switch falls, and when reaching the predetermined limit, it will trip the internal snap-switch sounding an alarm or initiating shutdown.

The L971 is designed for Ingersoll-Rand Type 30, Type 40 and ESH compressors, yet it can be adapted to fit other compressors that have an inspection plate extending below normal operating oil level. It installs with minimal downtime and has a two-year limited warranty.

The L971 has a 1/2 NPT process connection and features an explosion-proof enclosure, durable SPDT snap-switch and rigid polyurethane foam float. A 304 stainless steel float is available on certain configurations.

  • Specifications

    Operating Temperature Range: -15 to 275°F (-26 to 135°C).

    Maximum Working Pressure: 30 psi (206 kPa) [2.06 bar].

    Switch Rating: 4 A @ 250 VAC.

    Case: Aluminum (explosion-proof).

    Mounting Adaptor: Brass.

    Floats: Rigid polyurethane. 304 stainless steel available on L971-C only.

    Other Wetted Parts: 303, 304, and 316 stainless steel.

    O-Ring Seals: Viton and Buna.

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Madison, WI

Service Center

Service: (608) 834-5206

1835 Haynes Dr
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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Dallas, TX

Service Center

Service: (817) 505-2430

608 112th St
Arlington, TX 76011

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Denver, CO

Service Dealer

Service: (720) 724-0033

5151 E 56th Ave
Commerce City, CO 80022

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Kansas City, KS

Service Center

Service: (913) 202-6944

15360 South Mahaffie St
Olathe, KS 66062

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Los Angeles, CA

Service Center

Service: (562) 356-1590

12020 Bloomfield Ave
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

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Oklahoma City, OK

Warehouse

Sales: (800) 341-4334

Oklahoma City, OK 73128

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Phoenix, AZ

Service Dealer

Service: (602) 253-0214

2401 S. 19th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034

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San Francisco, CA

Service Dealer

Service: (510) 342-2212

1930 W Winton Ave #14
Hayward, CA 94545

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St. Louis, MO

Service Center

Service: (636) 203-9811

578 Rudder Rd
Fenton, MO 63026

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Philadelphia, PA

Service Dealer

Service: (215) 822-8300

159 Discovery Dr
Colmar, PA 18915

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Fort Myers, FL

Service Dealer

Service: (239) 693-7477

4821 Waycross Road
Fort Myers, FL

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Odessa,

Service Center

Service: (432) 287-1015

By Appointment Only

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Service Center

Service: (604) 879-6731

6741 Cariboo Rd Unit 205
Burnaby, British Columbia V3N 4A3

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Edmonton, Alberta

Service Center

Service: (780) 434-9578

3804 53rd Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6B 3N7

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Seattle, WA

Service Center

Service: (425) 251-3434

1710 136th Ave E
Sumner, WA 98390

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RECON Equipment Center, WI

Service Center

Service: (608) 834-5220

1828 Haynes Dr
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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