The versatile C&K switches are used, among other things, in industry, in vehicles and aircraft, in medical equipment for minimally invasive procedures, in servers, telephone systems, in consumer goods and in payment systems such as card readers. A wide variety of switch types are available, such as pushbuttons, slide switches, rotary switches, toggle switches and rocker switches.
Depending on the series, the switches comply with ISO standards 9001, 14001, 50001 and IATF 16949. Furthermore, the following aerospace industry certificates are available: ESA certificates for D*M, D*MA, MDM, MTB connector types and accessories, ESA certificate for quick locking screw connections for rectangular connectors and connector fuses, military certificate, AS9100.
Series of products
The key switches are designed for use in demanding environments. The RoHS compliant switches are widely used in appliances, electronic games, video applications and industrial controls due to their high temperature resistance.
The wide range of snap-action switches includes miniature, small, medium and large models in metal enclosures. With a choice of 22 series, the snap-action switches offer general purpose, precision, interlocking, miniature, small, medium and large heavy duty and sealed switch categories to ensure an optimal performance solution.
The slide switches are suitable for PCB, surface mount and panel mounting. They have positive latching, sealing and short-circuiting or non-short-circuiting contacts.
Surface mount DIP switches have a variety of actuation types and are available in surface mount, through-hole, right angle and vertical mount options.
With 19 different series of contact switches, C&K offers a wide range of SMT, through-hole, panel and snap-in/package and screw-mount versions.
The wide range of toggle switches includes low-voltage miniature, sub-miniature and ultra-miniature models, up to high-power versions with 10 A.
The rocker switches are available in illuminated and sealed/waterproof versions. They are suitable for surface mounting and panel mounting.
Available in plastic or metal housings, the switchlocks support a wide range of safety requirements.
Rotary switches are available for applications from 10 mA to 12 A. With multi-pole, half-inch, rota-slide, power rota-slide and subminiature variants, the switches offer shorting and non-shorting contacts.