UL certified anti-vandal switch

Jon Lawson

Cyntech Components, a specialist supplier of electro-mechanical components and power supplies, is now able to supply the latest ULV8 series of anti-vandal switches from E-Switch. These switches offer UL certification and a larger 25mm panel cutout size.

These switches are further distinguished with an IP67 environmental rating, which totally protects the switch from the ingress of dust and also the effects of immersion in water to a depth of 1 metre. High reliability is also ensured with a mechanical operating life of up to 1 million momentary contact cycles or 500 thousand latching cycles.

SPDT or DPDT contact arrangements are supported with actuation forces of 2.5N or 3.5N respectively and a switch travel of 3.2mm. All switches are rated at 3A and 250VAC with a contact resistance of 50mΩ and an insulation resistance of 1000MΩ at 500VDC. Operation is specified over a -20°C to +55°C temperature range and the switches can accommodate a panel thickness from 1-10mm.

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