Frequent and safe clicks

W+P Products has launched 7 new series tactile switches with high safeguarding against failure. The new product line (series 505,506,508,514-517) provides a wide range of sizes and various options. Four new series are miniature tactile switches, which need only little space on the PCB. Various fitting caps are available as well.
The mini switches require an area on the PCB of only 2.9 x 4.00 mm, the minimal component height is 1.5 mm. The maximum size of the switches footprint is 12 x 12 mm, the maximum component height is 13 mm.

For the new series an electrical life minimum of up to 100 000 operations is guaranteed. The contact material consists of silver plated brass, the insulator consists of thermoplastic according to UL 94 V-0. The solderability is guaranteed according to IEC 512-12A, the operating temperature ranges from 20C to +70C.

Tactile switches provide tactile feedback when the switch is pressed. They are designed for input and control applications, especially for measurement and control technology, industrial computing, medical technology, consumer electronics and telecommunications.