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Switches Designed Into Modules And Assemblies To Meet Customer Requirements

Switches Designed Into Modules And Assemblies To Meet Customer Requirements
C&K Components delivers advanced value-added services including designing and manufacturing modules and assemblies that meet customer-specific application requirements. C&K can quickly and efficiently integrate switches and electronics, from simple to complex circuitry, into attractive and functional packages that assemble neatly into customers’ finished products.
20th March 2013

Rugged Illuminated SMT Tactile Switch For Sensitive Applications

Rugged Illuminated SMT Tactile Switch For Sensitive Applications
C&K Components has developed a new series of illuminated tact switches that combines consistent light output with excellent tactile feel and clear audible haptic confirmation. The K8 Series illuminated tactile switch offers several unique features and design elements, including a constant illumination cone. The LED is mounted on the actuator, which enables, in terms of actuation axis, a constant distance between the LED and the key top surface to provide a homogenous backlight.
20th March 2013

C&K Components Announce Rugged Half Pitch TDP Series DIP Switch

C&K Components Announce Rugged Half Pitch TDP Series DIP Switch
C&K Components announce that it has developed a side-actuated DIP switch that combines miniaturization and high-reliability for logic switching within computers and industrial controls. The half pitch TDP Series DIP switch features a dual bifurcated wiping action that ensures reliable contact. When mounted horizontally, the side-actuation mechanism provides visual confirmation of the on/off status, ideal for logic switching grids where multiple signal paths must be manually routed via switchboards.
12th February 2013


Latching Pushbutton Switch with Tactile Feedback from C&K Components

Latching Pushbutton Switch with Tactile Feedback from C&K Components
C&K Components has today announced that it has developed a new single-pole single-throw, latching version of its NP Series industrial sealed pushbuttons. An innovative internal construction allows designers the feel of a momentary switch that has latching functionality.
30th November 2012

C&K unveil the DS Series Door Interlock Switch enabling a variety of integration options

C&K unveil the DS Series Door Interlock Switch enabling a variety of integration options
C&K Components has developed a rugged snap-mount pushbutton switch for door interlock systems. The DS Series interlock switch provides latching or momentary actions to deliver a variety of integration options, including typical applications as a detection switch or a circuit interrupt in harsh environments.
27th November 2012

C&K’s SDP002 Micro Mini Pendulum Switch Enables More Efficient ATCA Board Control and SMT Process Compatibility

C&K’s SDP002 Micro Mini Pendulum Switch Enables More Efficient ATCA Board Control and SMT Process Compatibility
C&K Component's has developed a surface mount micro miniature pendulum detect switch for consumer electronic and harsh environment industrial applications. A rugged combination of stainless steel base metal with silver-over-nickel plating and phosphor bronze-based contacts/terminals contributes to the robust SDP002 detect switch’s long lifespan and RoHS compliance.
17th October 2012

Momentary Power Pushbutton Switch for White Good Applications

Momentary Power Pushbutton Switch for White Good Applications
C&K Components has developed a momentary power pushbutton switch that can handle 240V line power directly as a main switch. The PWR Series pushbutton switch features redundant double-break contacts for dishwashers and other white good applications. The RoHS-compliant and IP65-sealed switches provide excellent tactile feel, similar to a tact switch or a rubber dome switch.
5th September 2012

Sealed Tactile Switch From C&K Componenets comes With Customizable Actuation and Button Height

Sealed Tactile Switch From C&K Componenets comes With Customizable Actuation and Button Height
C&K has expanded its popular KSC Series sealed tactile switch offering to include a version with customizable actuation and button height. The surface mountable KSC9 Series switch delivers a specific actuator with a groove for button clipping and compatibility.
9th July 2012

C&K Components Develops Full SMD Side Actuated Version of IP67-Sealed Tactile Switch Series

C&K Components Develops Full SMD Side Actuated Version of IP67-Sealed Tactile Switch Series
C&K Components has expanded its KSC Series IP67-sealed tactile switch series to include a full surface mounted side-actuated version. The KSC4V2 Series tact switches feature a unique design that allows for easy side or rocker key integration, permitting haptic adaptability, as well as ensuring the switches meet specific tactile feedback and sound (click) requirements.
6th June 2012

Fast locking D-sub connector system provides easy integration in harsh environment applications...

Fast locking D-sub connector system provides easy integration in harsh environment applications...
C&K Components has designed a D-sub connector that features a fast locking system for space applications. The highly reliable fast locking D-sub connector is the only device on the market that meets ESA qualification standards.
24th May 2012

C&K Extends Life Span of Micro-miniature, Snap-acting detect switch

C&K Extends Life Span of Micro-miniature, Snap-acting detect switch
C&K Components has significantly extended the operating life of its microminiature snap-acting detect switch to 100,000 actuations. Available in four surface mount options, the MDS Series snap-acting switch is also available in vertical and right-angle PCB mount and through-hole versions which now include surface mount options of: “left with pins,” “left with no pins,” “right with pins,” and “right with no pins.”
18th May 2012

C&K Components Develops Low-Profile IP67-Sealed Tactile Switch For Smart Meter and Detection Applications

C&K Components Develops Low-Profile IP67-Sealed Tactile Switch For Smart Meter and Detection Applications
C&K Components has designed a cost-effective, low-profile tactile switch for a wide range of price-sensitive applications, including smart meters, smoke/fire detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Designated the KSE Series, the momentary-action tactile switch combines rugged IP67-rated sealing, reliability and a long-operating life with a new optimized and economical design.
2nd May 2012

C&K Components Provides Value-added Services to Deliver Custom Electromechanical Assemblies That Meet Customer Requirements

C&K Components Provides Value-added Services to Deliver Custom Electromechanical Assemblies That Meet Customer Requirements
C&K Components provides value-added assembly services to deliver complete electromechanical solutions that meet customer requirements at the lowest overall cost. C&K's innovative switch designs, combined with its assembly services, provide customers with solutions that afford greater flexibility and customization options; improved performance and reliability; and reduced component, assembly, and end-product costs through vendor reduction, lower carrying costs, and adjunct design services.
22nd March 2012

Ultra-miniature DIP Switch From C&K Components Improves Electrical Reliability in Portable Electronics

Ultra-miniature DIP Switch From C&K Components Improves Electrical Reliability in Portable Electronics
C&K Components has developed an ultra-miniature, surface-mount DIP switch that delivers consistent electrical performance and high reliability. The half-pitch TDA Series DIP switch features bifurcated contacts that provide increased electrical reliability when compared to other contact technologies. In addition, the switches are process-sealed for both surface-mount soldering and washable-processing, making them ideal for hand-held electronics devices, portable computer devices, and instrumentations and controls.
22nd February 2012

C&K Develops Sealed, SMD, Power Pushbutton Switch, Eliminating Need for Secondary Processing

C&K Develops Sealed, SMD, Power Pushbutton Switch, Eliminating Need for Secondary Processing
C&K Components has developed a power pushbutton switch that features redundant double break contacts. Designated the PWR Series, the RoHS-compliant and IP65-sealed switches provide excellent tactile feel with quiet detent. Designed with a SMD package, the PWR Series allows single step processing of SMD boards. The momentary, single-pole single throw (SPST) PWR Series switches feature an extended operating life of 100,000 mechanical cycles.
18th January 2012

C&K Components Develops Harsh Environment Smart Card Connectors with Card Detection Switch for M2M Applications

C&K Components Develops Harsh Environment Smart Card Connectors with Card Detection Switch for M2M Applications
C&K Components has designed a rugged smart card connector with a built-in card detection switch for machine-to-machine applications. Designated the CCM03 Series and CCM04 Series respectively, the harsh environment connectors meet IEC 512 certification and are resistant to shock, vibration, humidity and extreme temperatures. The CCM03 and CCM04 Series Smart Card Connectors are ideal for asset tracking, automotive e-call and tracking, signage, metering, vending machine, security and remote monitoring applications.
11th January 2012

C&K Components Extends Operating Life of Miniature IP68-Rated Tactile Switch For Mobile Devices

C&K Components Extends Operating Life of Miniature IP68-Rated Tactile Switch For Mobile Devices
C&K Components, has enhanced its KMT 0X2 Series miniature tactile switch to provide an operating life of one million cycles. The industry's only ultra-miniature tactile switch with an IP68-rated sealing, the KMT 0X2 Series' extended operating life is appropriate for mobile electronic device applications that require a longer lifetime for more frequently-used buttons such as home and gaming keys.
30th September 2011

C&K Components Develops Economical Subminiature Snap-acting Switches

C&K Components Develops Economical Subminiature Snap-acting Switches
C&K Components, has developed a reliable, high-performance miniature snap-acting switch for price-sensitive applications. Available in two versions, the TFS Series miniature snap-acting switches is rated to IP40 or IP67 and provides an operating life of up to 100,000 cycles. The TFS Series snap-acting switch's comes in two models, one has .020 by .187 quick connect terminals and the other model has molded in wire terminals. Both are sealed to IP ratings. The quick connect series is IP40 and the lead wire series is IP67. Sealing makes it a viable solution for protection against dust particles or fluids, including perspiration and water, said Vinny Acampora, product manager for C&K Components. The highly reliable miniature snap-acting switch provides an economical option for price-competitive applications that require high performance and quality.
28th September 2011

Miniature size, versatility make FP Series switch ideal for use in telecom, datacom applications…

Miniature size, versatility make FP Series switch ideal for use in telecom, datacom applications…
C&K Components has developed an ultra-miniature pushbutton switch that saves assembly time and money. Designated the FP Series, the totally sealed construction utilizes an o-ring between the actuator and bushing, which prevents contamination. This sealing feature allows for automated soldering and cleaning, which saves time and money during the assembly process. The RoHS-compliant switches are available in both vertical and right angle mount configurations, and offer an extended operating life to 50,000 cycles.
2nd August 2011

C&K - IP68-Sealed, Forward/Neutral/Reverse Rocker Switch for Grip or Panel Mount Applications

C&K - IP68-Sealed, Forward/Neutral/Reverse Rocker Switch for Grip or Panel Mount Applications
C&K Components has developed a new series of rugged rocker switches. Designated the FNR series, the 3-position forward/neutral/reverse switch provides 1,000,000 life cycles for each active position and is sealed to IP68 specifications. The FNR series has wire or solder termination options and is mounted with a snap-in mount. Capable of up to 5A resistive load, the switch is ideal for harsh environments, off-road, industrial, transportation, marine and military applications where strong switch feedback and high-current switching is pivotal.
14th July 2011


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