Press Release Summary:
Featuring redundant double break contacts, RoHS-compliant and IP65-sealed PWR Series delivers tactile feel with quiet detent and allows single-step processing of SMD boards. Momentary SPST switches are resistant to vibration and have 100,000 mechanical cycle operating life. Operating from -40 to +85Â°C, series accommodates 20-250 Vac range and 10 mA to 2 A range with max contact resistance of 100 mohm. Nominal operating force is 7 N, and operating travel is 1.0 mm.
Original Press Release:
C&K Develops Sealed, SMD, Power Pushbutton Switch, Eliminating Need for Secondary Processing
Power pushbutton switches provide excellent tactile feel with quiet detent...
NEWTON, MA - C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tactile, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a power pushbutton switch that features redundant double break contacts. Designated the PWR Series, the RoHS-compliant and IP65-sealed switches provide excellent tactile feel with quiet detent. Designed with a SMD package, the PWR Series allows single step processing of SMD boards. The momentary, single-pole single throw (SPST) PWR Series switches feature an extended operating life of 100,000 mechanical cycles.
"The rugged PWR Series pushbutton switches are designed for demanding, power applications. These highly reliable switches are vibration resistant, making them ideal for challenging automotive, industrial and white goods environments," said Owen Camden, business development manager at C&K Components.
The PWR Series is ideal for select white good and appliance main power, industrial panel, automotive, and computer and peripheral power switch applications.
The PWR Series pushbutton switches accommodate the voltage range of 20VAC to 250VAC, a current range of 10mA to 2A, with a maximum contact resistance of 100mW. The PWR Series handles inrush loads up to 7A. The nominal operating force is 7N and operating travel is 1.0mm. Operating temperature ranges from -40°C to +85°C. The PWR Series switches are available in tape and reel or tube packaging.
About C&K Components
C&K Components is a division of CoActive Technologies, a privately held company manufacturing electromechanical switches, interface controls, keypads, dome arrays and modules. www.ck-components.com
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