Pushbutton Switch suits vital indicator applications.

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With snap-action design, SW44188 SPST momentary contact switch incorporates lusterless black lens finish. Standard display legends are offered in 0.150 in. high type in standard colors; custom legends are also available. Display lighting includes choice of either T-1 ¾ midget flange based LED or incandescent bulb. Switch ratings are 30 Vdc or 115 Vac, 1 A resistive, 0.25 A inductive. Additional features include operating pressure of 24 oz and and rated switch life of 50,000 minimum actuations.

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Compact Momentary Push-Button Switch And High Contrast Legends Introduce Reliable Snap Action and Versatile Displays For Vital Indicator Applications

South El Monte, CA -June 5, 2003 - Featuring a snap-action design and versatile legend display options, Electro-Mech Components, Inc. introduces the new SW44188 SPST Push-Button Momentary Switch Series. Originally designed for cockpit trainers and simulators, the new switch is suitable for use in a variety of commercial, military and industrial applications.

The SW44188 Series switch (SPST, 1 N.O.) incorporates a lusterless black lens finish for high symbol contrast, enhancing a variety of horizontal lens configurations. Standard display legends are available in a 0.150" high (standard) type in standard colors. Custom legends are also available, offering both vital signal and indicator legend readability, and designer enhancements for more attractive displays on control panels or on portable test and instrumentation equipment. Display lighting includes a choice of either T-1 ¾ (5mm) midget flange based LED or incandescent bulb.

Switch ratings are 30 VDC or 115 VAC, 1A resistive, 0.25A inductive. Contacts are silver plated. Standard terminals are EMC solder lug (PCB pin or harness interfaces available). Other features include an operating pressure of 24 oz (±8 oz.), plunger travel of approximately 0.070" minimum, and a rated switch life of 50,000 minimum actuations at rated load.

Unit pricing is $29.90 each at 1,000 pieces, delivery 8 weeks ARO. Complete specifications are available on request or at www.electromechcomp.com.

About Electro-Mech Components, Inc.

Electro-Mech Components, Inc. is a respected, long-established manufacturer with corporate and manufacturing headquarters located 15 miles east of Los Angeles in South El Monte, California. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of illuminated pushbutton switches, indicator lights and multi-switch assemblies including interlocking and multi-function assemblies. Many standard designs are based on unique designs that were developed to answer specific applications requiring reliability, added functionality or improved display features. Earlier products were notably successful in telecommunications, military and avionics, and commercial processing and controls. The company operates additional switch manufacturing capabilities and assembly operations in its plant in Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

For complete specifications on the SW44188 or the company's entire line of switches and indicators, contact Electro-Mech Components, Inc., 1826 Floradale Ave., South El Monte, CA 91733-3689. Phone (888) 442-7180; Fax: (626) 350-8070; e-mail: info@electromechcomp.com; Website: www.electromechcomp.com.

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