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SMT Jumper DIP Switches feature bifurcated contact design.

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June 11, 2014 - Sealed with removable top tape, TDD Series can be used in reflow soldering and washable assembly processes. These RoHS-compliant SPDT jumpers, designed for surface mount PCB soldering, have bifurcated contact design that promotes electrical reliability. Contacts are constructed from copper alloy with gold plate over nickel plate and are rated for 25 mA @ 24 Vdc (switching) and 100 mA @ 50 Vdc (steady state). Operating force is 4.9 N (max), and operational life of 200 cycles.

C&K Components

15 Riverdale Ave, Newton, MA, 02458, USA

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C&K Components' Surface Mount Jumper DIP Switches Feature Bifurcated Contact Design for Enhanced Reliability

Press release date: June 3, 2014

TDD Series jumper switches are sealed for surface-mount reflow soldering, washing

NEWTON, MA -- C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tact switches, toggle and rocker switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a series of surface mount jumper DIP switches that are sealed with a removable top tape to enable them to be used in reflow soldering and washable assembly processes.

The TDD Series DIP switches are RoHS-compliant SPDT (single-pole, double-throw) jumpers designed for surface mount PCB soldering, and feature a unique bifurcated contact design that increases electrical reliability.  Contacts are constructed from copper alloy with gold plate over nickel plate, and are rated for 25mA @ 24VDC (switching) and 100mA @ 50VDC (steady state), with an operating force of 4.9N (max) and an operational life of 200 cycles. Operating temperature range is -30 degreesC to 85degreesC.

"The process-sealed TDD Series jumpers enable these DIP switches to be used in reflow soldering processes that require a post-solder washing step," said Owen Camden, Business Development Manager at C&K Components. "They are ideal for use on surface mount PC boards in handheld electronics, portable computers, instrumentation and control systems, as well as inverters."

The TDD Series DIP switches are available in 1,000-piece tape-and-reel packaging.  To learn more about the TDD Series switches, please visit http://www.ck-components.com/86481/tdd_29may14.pdf/ for the datasheet, or contact a C&K engineer using the website's "Ask A Specialist" link.

About C&K Components -- C&K Components is a leader in interface and switch technology as well as smart card and high reliability connector products.  C&K Components offers more than 55,000 unique part numbers that are built, priced and delivered as standard catalog items. www.ck-components.com

Leads Contact:
Allison Turner
C&K Components
15 Riverdale Ave.
Newton MA 02458
Tel: 617.969.3700
allison.turner@ck-components.com

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