Push Button Switches

A push button is a simple type of switch that controls an action in a machine or some type of process. Most of the time, the buttons are plastic or metal. The shape of the push button may conform to fingers or hands for easy use, or they may simply be flat.
Push Button Switch Operation
Push button switches typically have two key parts, an actuator and the contacts. The actuator will go all the way through the switch and into a thin cylinder at the bottom. Inside is a movable contact and spring. When the actuator is pressed, it touches with the stationary contacts, causing the action to take place.
Push buttons are available with normally open or normally closed contacts that change state when the actuator is operated. Momentary switches require the user to keep holding the button for an action to take place, this action is then reset once the button is released. Latching push buttons keep the switch in the set contact state until the button is pressed again.
Push Button Switch Uses
Push button switches are popular in a variety of different applications, including calculators, push button phones, and many home appliances. You can find them in the home, the office, and in industrial applications. They can turn machines on and off, or cause the devices to perform specific actions, as is the case with calculators. In some cases, specifically for commercial and industrial usage, the buttons can connect through mechanical linkage, which means that pushing one button can actually cause another button to release.

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Description Price Switch Operation Contact Configuration Mounting Type Illuminated Panel Cut Out Size Panel Cut Out Diameter Contact Current Rating LED Colour Series IP Rating Actuator Colour Voltage Rating Actuator Shape Terminal Type
RS Stock No. 734-6704
BrandRS PRO
kr 43,16
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount No 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 400 mA @ 32 V ac - - IP67 Black 32/50/125V ac Dome Solder
RS Stock No. 163-9219
Mfr. Part No.AV1911R724Q04
kr 127,217
Each (In a Tray of 100)
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A Blue - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 123-6130
Mfr. Part No.AV1911R724Q04
kr 150,57
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A Blue - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 734-6713
BrandRS PRO
kr 50,55
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 400 mA @ 32 V ac Green - IP67 Black 32/50/125V ac Dome Solder
RS Stock No. 811-8483
BrandRS PRO
kr 310,16
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Latching Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 22 (Dia.)mm 22mm 5 A @ 250 V ac Blue - IP65, IP67 Silver 12V Flat Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 864-4500
Mfr. Part No.IMP7Z422234UL
BrandAPEM
kr 163,12
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount No 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 3 A - - IP67 Black 28V dc Plunger Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 811-4069
Mfr. Part No.82-4551.1133
BrandEAO
kr 193,83
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 1 A @ 24 V dc Green - IP65, IP67 Natural Aluminium 12V Round Soldering / QC
RS Stock No. 248-5239
Mfr. Part No.31-425.036
BrandEAO
kr 201,04
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) PCB Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 100 mA @ 42 V - - IP40 - - Rectangular Through Hole
RS Stock No. 811-4056
Mfr. Part No.82-4551.1114
BrandEAO
kr 193,50
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 1 A @ 24 V dc Red - IP65, IP67 Natural Aluminium 24V Round Soldering / QC
RS Stock No. 173-7938
Mfr. Part No.1241.6823.1124000
BrandSchurter
kr 375,398
Each (In a Box of 10)
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Latching Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 19 (Dia.)mm 19mm 12 A @ 250 V ac Blue - IP64 (Front); IP00 (Rear) Natural 250V ac Round Tab
RS Stock No. 708-2951
Mfr. Part No.MP0037/2
BrandBulgin
kr 185,34
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount No 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 1 A @ 250 V ac - - IP68 Silver 50V ac/dc Round Screw
RS Stock No. 708-2854
Mfr. Part No.1241.6823.1124000
BrandSchurter
kr 393,26
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Latching Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 19 (Dia.)mm 19mm 12 A @ 250 V ac Blue - IP64 (Front); IP00 (Rear) Natural 125/250V ac Round Tab
RS Stock No. 745-2486
BrandRS PRO
kr 87,34
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Momentary - Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 5 A @ 250 V ac - - IP65 - 250V ac Round Tab
RS Stock No. 734-6707
BrandRS PRO
kr 36,20
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 400 mA @ 32 V ac Yellow - IP67 Black 32/50/125V ac Dome Solder
RS Stock No. 123-6076
Mfr. Part No.AV1911P724Q04
kr 130,89
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A Blue - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 734-6827
BrandRS PRO
kr 42,18
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount No 8 (Dia.)mm 8mm 100 mA @ 30 V dc - - - Black 120/250V ac Cylinder Solder
RS Stock No. 173-9314
Mfr. Part No.TH402100625
kr 149,181
Each (In a Bag of 50)
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 16.2 (Dia.)mm 16.2mm 5 A @ 250 V ac - - - - 250V ac Rectangular -
RS Stock No. 163-9214
Mfr. Part No.AV1911P724Q04
kr 178,463
Each (In a Tray of 100)
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A Blue - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 174-6381
Mfr. Part No.AV021003C900
BrandAPEM
kr 198,16
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount, Screw Mount No 22.2 (Dia.)mm 22.2mm 2 A @ 48 V dc - - - Silver 24/48V dc Round Screw
RS Stock No. 339-342
Mfr. Part No.TH402100625
kr 198,51
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Momentary NO/NC Panel Mount Yes 16.2mm 16.2mm 5 A@ 250 V ac - - - - - Rectangular -