Press Release Summary:
Panel-sealed Series 59 is made of high creep strength, non-spark zinc alloy, suitable for use in mining or other potentially explosive atmospheres where dust and moisture are problematic. Impact-resistant unit has gold contacts and is sealed to IP67 requirements.
Original Press Release:
ITW Switches Announces the Series 59 Sealed Pushbutton Switch Made with Zinc Alloy
Harwood Heights, Ill. - The Series 59 is a rugged panel sealed switch made of a special high creep strength non-spark zinc alloy suitable for use in mining or other potentially explosive atmospheres where dust and moisture are problematic. The switch has gold contacts, is impact resistant and is sealed to IP67 requirements.
Pricing is in the $4.00 range at 1000 pieces.
For a product data sheet and detailed specifications on the Series 59 sealed pushbutton switch, contact Alan G. Steiner, Director of Distribution Products, ITW Switches, 7301 West Ainslie Street, Harwood Heights, IL 60706-3512; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone (voice) 800.544.3354 and (fax) 708.667.3440.
ITW Switches manufactures a wide variety of proprietary, standard, and custom electrical switches - pushbutton, rocker, paddle, slide, leaf, snap-action, and sealed - for worldwide markets including telecommunication, machine tool, automotive, appliance, entertainment, aerospace, and computer products. ISO 9001:2000 Certified and headquartered near Chicago, the company has two other facilities worldwide: Portsmouth, England and Taiwan, Republic of China.