Toggle Switches are available in low and medium capacity.

Press Release Summary:

With capacities from 3-25 A, electromechanical S series are available in configurations with 1-4 poles in 2 or 3 positions. Bat style toggles range from 12.0-18.0 mm in length and are brass with chrome plating. Panel sealed locking lever versions are rated to IP67 and prevent accidental actuation. Panel-mounted with 12.0 mm threaded bushings, products conform to standard panel cut outs and offer solder lug, screw lug, and quick connect terminal options.

Original Press Release:

NKK Switches' S Series Available in Low and Medium Capacity

New Series of Toggle Switches Designed for Unique Applications

Scottsdale, Ariz. (July 6, 2005) - NKK Switches, which continues to lead the electromechanical switch industry with its commitment to provide a full range of switch solutions for today's demanding marketplace, offers its S series of toggle switches in low and medium capacity. The series rounds out NKK's complete product offering of electromechanical toggles.

Designed with an understanding of the robust requirements for the actuation of these types of devices, NKK's family of S series supports design engineers faced with unique application designs in areas such as light industrial, food equipment and automotive test equipment. This series of toggle devices encompasses many circuit options including single-pole through four-pole models, in two or three positions.

Both inductive and resistive ratings are included in the specifications with electrical capacities ranging from 3A to 25A. All are panel mounted with 12.0-mm threaded bushings, which conform to standard panel cut outs. Bat style toggles range from 12.0mm to 18.0mm in length and are brass with chrome plating.

Design engineers, depending upon application requirements, can request devices with flatted levers constructed of black PBT resin. In addition, panel sealed locking lever versions are rated to IP67 and prevent accidental actuation.

Terminal options vary upon the model chosen and include solder lug, screw lug and quick connect. Optional accessories include splash proof boots, ON-OFF plates and conical nuts.

The majority of models are UL Recognized and/or CSA Certified. For details concerning specific devices, contact NKK Switches.

A leading designer and producer of electromechanical switches, NKK Switches offers one of the industry's most extensive selections of illuminated, process sealed, miniature, specialty and surface mount switches. The company manufactures more than four million toggle, rocker, pushbutton, slide, rotary and DIP rotary, keypad and keylock switches. NKK Switches maintains a complete network of qualified representatives and distributors through the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.

NKK Switches is keenly aware of the myriad of issues that are covered under the RoHS directive. With more than 50 years of experience in the switch industry and as an environmentally-conscious company, NKK is committed to not only providing high quality products and services, but also providing environmentally safe products for its valued customers. NKK continues to lead the industry in responding to the needs of the marketplace with innovation, high reliability and a commitment to excellence.

For more information, contact NKK Switches, 7850 E. Gelding Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Phone 480-991-0942. Fax 480-998-1435. Or visit the NKK Switches Web site at

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