C&K rugged, sealed pushbutton switch

C&K Components illuminated pushbutton switch: 1 million actuations.

03/08/2010


 

 

C&K Components sealed pushbutton switch has life cycles to 1 million actuations, in illuminated and non-illuminated versions.

C&K Components sealed pushbutton switch has life cycles to 1 million actuations, in illuminated and non-illuminated versions.

C&K Components, a supplier of tact switches, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a sealed pushbutton switch with life cycles to 1 million actuations. Designated the AP Series, the SPST, normally open, momentary action switch is sealed to IP67 specifications and is available in illuminated and non-illuminated versions, the company says.

"Along with the extended life cycles and illumination options, the AP Series switches are available with multiple mounting styles, including threaded or snap-in mounting," says David Webber, director of product management for C&K Components. The switch design is robust and versatile design, he says, "ideal for a variety of applications ranging from harsh environments, such as industrial, off-road and transportation applications, to medical and military equipment, and even gaming devices."

The AP Series switches are available with multiple colored caps (including black, red, orange, yellow and green), allowing users to order one base switch with multiple color caps to meet application-specific needs. Total travel is 2.3 mm, with a standard actuation force of 4N (2N force is optional) and logic level current through 2 A. Operating temperature ranges from -40

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

Also read from Control Engineering :

- Pushbutton control components ;
- Switch components: Mini slide switches, illuminated tactile switches ; and
- System integration channel on Control Engineering .

- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, editor in chief, Control Engineering , www.controleng.com.



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Motor specification guidelines; Understanding multivariable control; Improving a safety instrumented system; 2017 Engineers' Choice Award Winners
Selecting the best controller from several viewpoints; System integrator advice for the IIoT; TSN and real-time Ethernet; Questions to ask when selecting a VFD; Action items for an aging PLC/DCS
Robot advances in connectivity, collaboration, and programming; Advanced process control; Industrial wireless developments; Multiplatform system integration
Motion control advances and solutions can help with machine control, automated control on assembly lines, integration of robotics and automation, and machine safety.
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Big Data and bigger solutions; Tablet technologies; SCADA developments
SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.

(copy 5)

click me