Switches

C&K IP40-rated tactile switch offers five-million actuation cycles and more design options

C&K, a manufacturer of high-quality electromechanical switches, has extended its PTS125 product series to have up to 5-million actuation cycles. With equipment lasting longer, customer requests for a longer life PTS125 were received and C&K quickly took action. Up from 200,000 cycles, the PTS125 Series now delivers one- and five-million …

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For a switchless design: The capacitive hidden switch from Schurter now at Rutronik

Invisible and particularly hygienic: The Capacitive Hidden Switch (CHS) from Schurter functions entirely without mounting holes in the user interface and therefore can be attached in hidden places. This invisible installation makes it particularly suitable for devices with high hygiene standards, such as in medical technology or the food industry. …

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Economical sub-miniature tactile switch from C&K supports one-million cycles

C&K, a manufacturer of high-quality electromechanical switches, has extended its tactile switch product family to include a long-life sub-miniature version. The PTS526 Series sub-miniature tactile switch expands upon the popular PTS526 switch series, with a 100 per cent increase in electrical life cycle from 500,000 to 1,000,000 actuations. The PTS526 …

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EAO to debut latest motion control and HMI innovations at Drives & Controls 2022

Human Machine Interface and motion control specialist EAO Ltd will be showcasing its latest stepper motors, drivers, thermal management and HMI switch introductions at the NEC in Birmingham, April 5-7th 2022. Visitors to Drives and Controls 2022 will be able to experience the first outing of product innovations now available …

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“Industry’s first” automotive-qualified Gen 4 PCIe switches enable autonomous driving ecosystem

High-speed, low-latency connectivity solutions for distributed, heterogenous compute systems are a fundamental element in next-generation autonomous driving applications. Microchip Technology has announced what it described as the market’s first Gen 4 automotive-qualified PCIe® switches. These Switchtec PFX, PSX, and PAX switch solutions are said to provide cutting-edge compute interconnect capabilities …

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IP67 sealed subminiature snap switch from C&K supports ultra-low current thru high-current applications

C&K, a leading manufacturer of high-quality electromechanical switches, has expanded its snap switch product offering with the new sealed subminiature ZMT Series. The ZMT Series snap switch is offered with IP67-rated encapsulated wires, customized levers, and can be offered as part of the module. The ZMT is an updated and …

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Schneider Electric brings maximum scalability, increased durability and performance with new generation TransferPacT Automatic Transfer Switching Equipment (ATSE)

Schneider Electric has launched its new generation TransferPacT Automatic Transfer Switching Equipment (ATSE) – a range of high speed, compact, modular intelligent automatic transfer switches that offer increased scalability and robust performance. Designed according to BS EN 60947-6-1, TransferPacT is a PC class ATSE available from 32A–160A, 2,3,4 pole with …

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C&K launches 24-position optical encoder switch with integrated pushbutton

C&K, a manufacturer of high-quality electromechanical switches, has launched a new optical rotary encoder, the ENC Series 24-Position Optical Encoder with integrated pushbutton. The new ENC Series encoder was developed as an improvement to the company’s 16 Position Optical Encoder. In addition to adding 50 per cent more detent positions, …

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IP67 sealed interlock solution supports rugged AC or DC applications

C&K, a manufacturer of high-quality electromechanical switches has launched a new snap switch, the SL Series sealed interlock switch. The IP67-rated switch was developed for harsh environments commonly found in food & beverage and industrial applications. Supporting both indoor and outdoor applications, the IP67-rated potted version comes with 12″ wire harness. C&K …

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New series of pressure and vacuum switches with integrated EUROSWITCH S.p.A. connectors available from PVL

PVL, a leading distributor of industrial automation and safety components, has launched a new series of pressure and vacuum switches with integrated EUROSWITCH S.p.A. connectors. These new products not only offer a wide range of integrated connector options but also provide the opportunity to be adjusted or recalibrated even with …

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