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Rated 0.1 A at 42 Vac/60 Vdc, PSE HI Piezo Switch has anodized aluminum surface which can be pre-formed with raised symbols for long-term wear and optimized user haptics. Variety of standard legends and/or raised symbols is offered to indicate switch function. Supplied in metal housing with IP67 rating, switch offers IK06 impact resistance according to DIN EN 50102, making it suited for harsh environments where potential for vandalism exists.
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The Piezo Switch, PSE Hi, Offers Long-Term Wear and Excellent User Haptics
Santa Rosa, California, – SCHURTER announces a new, piezo switch family, PSE HI, offering raised symbols, letters and numbers in addition to various colors, or legend inscriptions. This robust switch provides high impact resistance and long life. The switch surface is made of anodized aluminum, which can be pre-formed with raised symbols for long-term wear and excellent user haptics.
The aluminum surface of the PSE HI switches can be produced in various anodized colors. A variety of standard legends and/or raised symbols are offered to indicate the switch function. The raised symbols can be numbers, as well as characters from the Braille alphabet. These flexible design options make it possible to offer a wide variety of standard or custom options to meet individual design requirements.
The PSE HI piezo switch has an ingress protection class rating of IP67. The hermetic seal makes the switch ideal for use in areas that must be regularly cleaned or disinfected. Additionally, the switch offers a robust metal housing, well suited for use in harsh environments where there exists the potential for vandalism. The impact resistance according to DIN EN 50102 is IK06.
The PSE HI piezo switch is rated 0.1A @ 42 VAC/60 VDC. The piezo switching element offers an exceptionally long service life of more than 20 million switching cycles. Typical applications requiring such robust switch performance include pedestrian cross walks, elevators, truck lifts, material-handling equipment, safety equipment, ticketing terminals, gas stations, food service equipment and processing plants.
Pricing starts at just under $30.00 each per 100 pieces. Packaging is 10 pieces per box.
Additional information is available at: http://pse-hi.schurter.com and for data sheet information visit:
For sales and product information, contact Cora Umlauf at 800 848-2600 or by email at
About SCHURTER Inc.
SCHURTER is a progressive innovator and manufacturer of Circuit Protection, Connectors, Switches, and EMC Products to the electronic and electrical industries worldwide. SCHURTER’s three divisions: Components, Input Systems and Electronic Manufacturing services are formed to provide customer specific products and services, which focus on clean and safe supply of power and making equipment easier to use. These core competencies bring a high degree of innovation to SCHURTER’s main markets IT / Telecom, Medical, Space and Renewable Energy.
SCHURTER meets its customers’ highest demands through certified quality, environmental and safety management systems including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and highly developed processes (Six Sigma method). Excellent services are upheld through the consistent application of an all encompassing quality management system.
SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, California is the exclusive North America sales and distribution office for the SCHURTER Group.
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