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PR102 - Released May 2013

knitter-switch Announces Fully Sealed IP67 Pushbutton and Toggle switches


knitter-switch Announces Fully Sealed IP67 Pushbutton and Toggle switches

  • Wide choice of switching functions
  • Long life at full load

knitter-switch, one of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers, announces three new series of switches designed for use in applications where the need to protect against the ingress of moisture is paramount.

The MHP/MHG/MHW series comprise pushbutton and toggle switches fully sealed to IP67 and designed for use in marine environments as well as industrial machines and special vehicles such as military and industrial including garbage trucks and agricultural equipment.

Featuring a rugged, non-reflective matt black body, actuator and hardware, all three series are rated at 2 ~ 3A (at 250VAC) and 5 ~ 6A (at 125VAC/28VDC). They offer a working life of min 50,000 cycles at full load and dry circuit versions are available.

These switches come with a choice of switching functions including on-momentary, on-on and on-off-on as well as a choice of terminations including solder-lugs, PCB pins and wire-wrap.

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 www.knitter-switch.com

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Editors Note: The attached image shows the new MH range of rugged waterproof switches from knitter-switch

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 www.knitter-switch.com

Editors, for further information contact:

Irene Külb
knitter-switch
Neue Poststrasse 17
Postfach 10 02 33
85598 Baldham
Germany
Tel +49 (0)8106-36 21 12
Fax +49 (0)8106-36 21 40
i.kuelb@knitter.de

or

John Ellis
Proactive Marketing & Communications
37 Ramsdell Rd
Fleet
UK
GU51 1DD
Tel: +44 (0)1252 642444
Fax: +44 (0)1252 676544
john@proactive.uk.com

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