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Rugged pushbuttons

19 June 2019

EAO’s Series 45 pushbuttons combine rugged construction with an attractive design – whether flush or raised mounted. Thanks to IP69K protection, penetration by dust and liquids is prevented even under the most adverse conditions.

Combined with an extremely long service life of up to 10 million switching cycles, these intuitively operated devices are ideal for harsh industrial environments as typically found in machinery and industrial automation applications.

Typical applications include cover operating and control functions for machinery and industrial equipment, including:

  • On and off
  • Start and stop
  • Reset
  • Operator / function control

The pushbuttons offer positive tactile feedback, are available in either momentary or maintained functions, and in metal or plastic versions. Adding to their ease in implementation, raised and flush variants are offered in industry standard 22.3 mm mounting and 30.5 mm diameter cut-outs respectively. Design options include raised, flush to the bezel, or flush mounted lens styles. As well, an extensive choice of available colours results in the most comprehensive range of pushbuttons in the market.

Advantages include:

  • Extremely long service life (up to 10 million switching cycles)
  • Attractive design – flush or raised
  • Versatile thanks to a variety of options and modular design
  • Simple and fast assembly without special tools
  • Rugged construction and high IP69K protection

Series 45 pushbuttons with their wide range of minimum and maximum switch ratings are ideal for use in a broad variety of applications. With up to 6 contact elements, these durable pushbuttons provide an extensive amount of design flexibility for a multitude of end user applications. Quick and easy assembly is also guaranteed without the need for any special tools.

In summary, EAO’s attractive and robust Series 45 pushbuttons offer an ideal solution for long-lasting and reliable switching as often required in harsh industrial environments.