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Pushbutton Latching Switch has SPDT ON-ON configuration.

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August 23, 2012 - Rated at 1 A 125 Vac and 3 A 14 Vdc, GCL-536 pushbutton alternate action latching switch is designed to mate with customer insert molded and lead frame manufactured components in automotive interior lighting applications. Design enables customization for specific operating force, mounting, and termination requirements, including PCB, Quick Connect, Wire Lead, and Plug In. Switch can be operated directly by end user, indirectly via lens, or incorporated into other operating mechanisms.

CW Industries

130 James Way, Southampton, PA, 18966, USA

Original Press Release

CW Industries Develops New Alternate Action, Push Button Latching Switch for Interior Automotive Lighting Applications

Press release date: August 21, 2012

Southampton, PA. -CW Industries, a long recognized manufacturer of switches, connectors and custom components for the OEM, has introduced a new push button alternate action latching switch to complement its full line of GC-536 push button switches.

The GCL-536 series push button switch was designed by CW Industries for automotive interior lighting applications to mate with customer insert molded and lead frame manufactured components. The unique design of the switch enables it to be easily customized for specific customer operating force, mounting and termination requirements including PCB, Quick Connect,Wire Lead, and Plug In.

Specified by many of the leading US and Transplant Automotive OEM's throughout the world, the compact switch design enables it to be adapted into low profile applications where space is limited. Rated at 1A 125VAC, 3A 14VDC, the SPDT ON-ON switch can be operated either directly by the end user or indirectly by means of a lens or incorporated into other operating mechanisms. The audlble and tactile response features of the switch can be customized to meet unique requirements such as "soft touch," "quiet" and "firm." The rest and latched height are easily discernable by the end user to identify the contact state.

This switch is RoHS compliant and ideal for high volume applications where cost and strict quality parameters are required. This switch is manufactured on fully automated equipment incorporating state of the art manufacturing and quality assurance techniques.

Serving customers since 1904, CW Industries is a World Class Manufacturer serving many of the leading industrial, consumer and defense electronics manufacturers with complex electromechanical slide, rocker and pushbutton switches; insulation displacement and MIL SPEC connectors; and a variety of custom switches, custom connectors and assemblies that require a high level of precision, performance and reliability. CW Industries is IS0 9001 Certified and our in house test facility is qualified to UL, CSA and DOD standards.

For more information and technical specifications, contact Jon Schott at CW Industries, 130 James Way, Southampton PA, 18966. Phone: 215-355-7080. Email: jschott@cwind.com.

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