PR103 - Released Aug 2013

Sealed Micro-Switch From knitter-switch Available With Choice of Levers and Terminals

Sealed Micro-Switch From knitter-switch Available With Choice of Levers and Terminals

  • Can be sealed to IP67
  • Mechanical Life - 5 Million Cycles

knitter-switch, one of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers, announces a new series of micro-switches designed for use across a wide variety of professional and consumer applications.

The DM-SME series are versatile micro-switches that can be sealed to IP67 when hard wired (AWG 18 wire) or to IP50 when connected via terminals.

The new DM-SME series micro-switches has switching contacts rated to 3A@250VAC/30VDC, a long mechanical life of up to 5 million cycles and offers designers a number of actuation options including a choice of levers – straight, roller, simulated roller or a no lever option for close proximity switching.

These micro-switches are available with a choice of switching functions including SPDT, NO and NC as well as a choice of connection terminals including tab, solder, PCB straight and PCB right angle and left angle.

According to knitter-switch, the DM-SME series is ideally suited for use in communications equipment, professional or consumer appliances, office equipment, control and alarm panels and mobility aids including stair lifts.

A wide range of standard DIL, TACT, Rotary Encoder, Toggle and Push-button switches are available direct from knitter-switch and a number of distributors throughout Europe. Samples are usually available on next day delivery. For more information visit


Editors Note: The attached image shows the new knitter-switch DM-SME series micro-switches

About knitter-switch

knitter-switch is one of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers. Since its foundation in 1966, knitter-switch has remained at the forefront of switch technology and now provides an unrivalled range of switching solutions from basic toggle types to membranes and tactile switches for today’s complex communications applications.

Knitter-switch has its headquarters near Munich and has subsidiary companies in the UK, France and Asia and strategic alliances with a number of leading distributors. The company’s website can be found on

Editors, for further information contact:

Irene Külb
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John Ellis
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