Snap-In SMT Pushbutton Switch has solid-state design.

Press Release Summary:

Available in momentary or maintained action versions, Series 39-8 snap-in miniature pushbutton switches allow users to apply and process Hall-effect chip and LED (optional) to PCB. User then snaps 39-8 actuator in place manually or robotically, completing totally process-compatible pushbutton switching system. Surface mount (SMT) product is RoHS-compatible and can be LED lighted or non-lighted. Applications include all industries requiring PCBs.

Original Press Release:

ITW Switches Announces Unique, New, Low-Cost, 'Snap-In' Solid-State Surface Mount Pushbutton Switches

Buffalo Grove, Ill. -- ITW Switches has announced a new concept in surface mount, solid-state switches. These unique, new, low-cost Series 39-8 "snap-in" miniature pushbutton switches allow the customer to apply and process a Hall-effect chip and LED (optional) to a printed circuit board. Then the customer simply snaps the 39-8 actuator in place. This can be done manually or robotically, completing a totally process-compatible pushbutton switching system.

The new Series 39-8 is ideally suited for application in all industries requiring PC boards, especially the medical, consumer electronics, telecommunications, computer, and automotive sectors.

Available in momentary or maintained action, the new Series 39-8 can be LED lighted or non-lighted. It's RoHS compatible and has a three-year warranty. Pricing is in the $1.50 range for 1,000 pieces.

For a product data sheet and detailed specifications on the unique, new Series 39-8 snap-in, sealed pushbutton switch, contact Alan G. Steiner, Business Development Manager, ITW Switches, 2550 Millbrook Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089; Email:; telephone (voice) 800.544.3354 and (fax) 847.876.9440.

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.

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