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. 175-9729
BrandRS PRO
kr 180,66
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Momentary Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 22.2 (Dia.)mm 22.2mm 3 A, 5 A Red/Green - IP67 - 250V ac Flat Solder
RS Stock No. 175-8960
BrandRS PRO
kr 123,23
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- Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 22.2 (Dia.)mm 22.2mm 3 A, 5 A Green - IP65 Silver 250V ac Flat Solder
RS Stock No. 175-9598
BrandRS PRO
kr 124,43
1 Pack of 1
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 2 A Green, Red - IP67 Translucent 36V dc Round Wire Lead
RS Stock No. 820-7580
BrandRS PRO
kr 33,70
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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 30V dc Square Solder Lug
RS Stock No. 111-3775
BrandRS PRO
kr 154,81
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Momentary Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 5 A Blue - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Solder Pin
RS Stock No. 175-8832
BrandRS PRO
kr 227,32
1 Pack of 1
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Latching Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 25.2 (Dia.)mm 25.2mm 16 A, 26 A White - IP67 - 250 / 125V ac Flat Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 175-8380
BrandRS PRO
kr 191,006
Each (In a Tray of 20)
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 25.2 (Dia.)mm 25.2mm 3 A, 5 A Green - IP67 - 250V ac Flat Solder
RS Stock No. 734-6726
BrandRS PRO
kr 15,44
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) PCB No 4.95 (Dia.)mm 4.95mm 3 A @ 120 V ac - - - Black 32/50/125V ac Dome Through Hole
RS Stock No. 175-9566
BrandRS PRO
kr 129,21
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 2 A Blue - IP67 Translucent 36V dc Round Solder
RS Stock No. 175-8532
BrandRS PRO
kr 88,295
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 2 A Red - IP67 Translucent 36V dc Round Solder
RS Stock No. 175-8870
BrandRS PRO
kr 227,32
1 Pack of 1
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 25.2 (Dia.)mm 25.2mm 16 A, 26 A White - IP67 - 250 / 125V ac Flat Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 175-8792
BrandRS PRO
kr 214,16
1 Pack of 1
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 25.2 (Dia.)mm 25.2mm 16 A, 26 A White - IP67 - 250 / 125V ac Flat Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 175-9593
BrandRS PRO
kr 102,89
1 Pack of 1
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 2 A Green - IP67 Translucent 36V dc Round Solder
RS Stock No. 175-8568
BrandRS PRO
kr 96,55
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 16 (Dia.)mm 16mm 2 A Blue - IP67 Translucent 36V dc Round Solder
RS Stock No. 175-9257
BrandRS PRO
kr 191,006
Each (In a Tray of 20)
Units
- Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 25.2 (Dia.)mm 25.2mm 3 A, 5 A Red - IP67 - 250V ac Flat Solder
RS Stock No. 175-8321
BrandRS PRO
kr 102,711
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Momentary Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 22.2 (Dia.)mm 22.2mm 3 A, 5 A Blue - IP65 Transparent 250V ac Flat Solder
RS Stock No. 846-6732
BrandRS PRO
kr 70,80
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Units
Latching Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) PCB No 12.2 (Dia.)mm 12.2mm 2 A, 4 A - - - Silver - Cylinder Pc Pin
RS Stock No. 175-8278
BrandRS PRO
kr 94,695
Each (In a Tray of 20)
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Momentary Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 22.2 (Dia.)mm 22.2mm 3 A, 5 A - - IP65 Transparent 250V ac Flat Solder
RS Stock No. 175-9058
BrandRS PRO
kr 99,30
1 Pack of 1
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- Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount Yes 22.2 (Dia.)mm 22.2mm 3 A, 5 A Yellow - IP65 Orange 250V ac Flat Solder
RS Stock No. 846-6745
BrandRS PRO
kr 95,51
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Latching 3P CO PCB No 12.2 (Dia.)mm 12.2mm 2 A, 4 A - - - - - Cylinder Pc Pin
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