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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RS Stock No. 820-7587
BrandRS PRO
kr 41,96
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Momentary 1NC Panel Mount No 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 400 mA @ 32 V ac - - IP67 Red 30V dc Round Solder Lug
RS Stock No. 734-6697
BrandRS PRO
kr 40,22
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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. 820-7606
BrandRS PRO
kr 43,16
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) PCB No 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 400 mA @ 32 V ac - - IP67 Blue 32/125V ac Dome Pc Pin
RS Stock No. 846-6748
BrandRS PRO
kr 122,15
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Latching Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) PCB No 12.2 (Dia.)mm 12.2mm 2 A, 4 A - - - - - Cylinder Solder Lug
RS Stock No. 811-8480
BrandRS PRO
kr 124,43
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount No 22 (Dia.)mm 22mm 5 A @ 250 V ac - - IP65, IP67 Silver 250V ac Flat Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 811-8493
BrandRS PRO
kr 164,86
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Latching Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 22 (Dia.)mm 22mm 5 A @ 250 V ac Green - IP65, IP67 Silver 250V ac Flat Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 820-0466
BrandRS PRO
kr 187,24
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Latching Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 45 x 45mm - 5 A @ 250 V ac - - IP65 Red 250V ac Plunger Solder
RS Stock No. 891-9854
BrandRS PRO
kr 43,70
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Threaded Yes 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 200 mA @ 50 V dc, 500 mA @ 32 V ac Green - IP67 Black 250 V ac @ 200 mA, 50 V dc @ 200 mA Round Solder Lug
RS Stock No. 914-3566
BrandRS PRO
kr 160,68
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Momentary 1NO Panel Mount No 19mm 19mm 2 A - - IP65 White 36V dc Round Screw
RS Stock No. 111-5805
BrandRS PRO
kr 155,46
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Latching Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 19 (Dia.)mm 19mm 5 A Red - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Solder Pin
RS Stock No. 820-7603
BrandRS PRO
kr 34,14
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) PCB No 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 400 mA @ 32 V ac - - IP67 Orange 32/125V ac Dome Pc Pin
RS Stock No. 111-6523
BrandRS PRO
kr 111,80
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 12 (Dia.)mm 12mm 15 mA Yellow - IP65, IP67 Silver 12V ac/dc Round Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 734-6788
BrandRS PRO
kr 27,18
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) PCB No 6.35 (Dia.)mm 6.35mm 3 A @ 120 V ac - - - White 32/50/125V ac Cylinder Through Hole
RS Stock No. 734-6710
BrandRS PRO
kr 43,59
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Momentary 1NC Panel Mount No 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 400 mA @ 32 V ac - - IP67 Red 32/50/125V ac Dome Solder
RS Stock No. 111-6514
BrandRS PRO
kr 106,51
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 12 (Dia.)mm 12mm 15 mA Green - IP65, IP67 Silver 12V ac/dc Round Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 111-6516
BrandRS PRO
kr 106,51
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 12 (Dia.)mm 12mm 15 mA Green - IP65, IP67 Silver 24V ac/dc Round Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 111-6517
BrandRS PRO
kr 106,51
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 12 (Dia.)mm 12mm 15 mA Red - IP65, IP67 Silver 12V ac/dc Round Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 811-8386
BrandRS PRO
kr 146,56
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Latching Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 3 A @ 250 V ac Blue - IP65, IP67 Silver 250V ac Flat Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 820-7555
BrandRS PRO
kr 43,16
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) PCB Yes 13.6 (Dia.)mm 13.6mm 100 mA @ 24 V dc White - IP67 Blue 30V dc Dome Solder Lug
RS Stock No. 111-5821
BrandRS PRO
kr 63,92
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Momentary Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 19 (Dia.)mm 19mm 5 A Red - IP67 Silver 110V ac Round Solder Pin
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