Press Release Summary:
Panel-mounted 100 series K allows toggle to be locked in any of 3 positions. Available in SP, DP, 3P, or 4P, switch offers functional options of ON-NONE-ON, ON-OFF-ON, and ON-ON-ON. It features plated brass and stainless steel construction, and is suited for instrumentation, test circuits, and industrial control equipment. Silver contacts are rated 5 A at 120 Vac or 28 Vdc; or 2 A at 250 Vdc, while gold contacts are rated 0.4 VA at 20 Vac/dc.
Original Press Release:
Locking Lever Switch from E-Switch Prevents Unintentional Actuation
BROOKLYN PARK, MN - The new 100 series K locking lever switch from E-Switch allows the toggle to be locked in any of three positions to prevent unintentional actuation. Optimized for rugged environments, the panel-mounted switch is intended for wide application in instrumentation, test circuits, and industrial control equipment. Featuring plated brass and stainless steel construction, the 100 series K locking lever switch has a minimum electrical and mechanical life of 40,000 cycles.
To accommodate a broad range of applications, three different functional options are available in SP, DP, 3P or 4P: ON-NONE-ON; ON-OFF-ON; ON-ON-ON. Switches in this series are available with copper alloy, silver-or gold-plated contacts. Silver contacts are rated at 5 A @ 120 VAC or 28 VDC; or at 2 A @ 250 VDC. Gold contacts are rated at 0.4 volt-amperes @ 20 VAC or VDC. Initial contact resistance is a maximum of 0.01 ohms.
Overall switch dimensions for a single pole switch are: H = 36.98 mm (1.456 in); W = 12.70 mm (0.500 in); L = 6.86 mm (0.270 in). Operating temperature ranges from -30C to +85C. Dielectric strength is 1000 VAC.
E-Switch manufactures standard, modified and customized switches designed to fit specific applications for electronic OEMs. E-Switch products are supported by a worldwide network of distributors and representatives who provide design assistance, service and quick delivery. For more information about the new 100 series K locking lever switch, contact E-Switch, 7153 Northland Drive, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428. Telephone: 763-504-3525; Fax: 763-531-8235 Web site: www.e-switch.com