Foot Switches

Foot switches are a rugged electrical switch that is operated by foot pressure to change contacts within an electrical circuit. Often used on large machinery where hand operated switches are a safety concern.

Operating Mechanism

Foot switches are available in two common operating types:
•Maintained / Latching – This type of foot switch is activated when pressure is applied and remains in the contact position until the switch is pressed again.


•Momentary – This type of foot switch requires the pedal to be compressed continually while in operation, once pressure is removed the contacts reset to the original state.

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Description Price Contact Configuration Series Switch Operation Case Material Contact Voltage Rating AC Contact Voltage Rating DC Contact Current Rating Switch Environment IP Rating Contact Material Colour Dimensions Guard Cover Hazardous Area Certification
RS Stock No. 116-906
BrandRS PRO
SGD26.15
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SPDT - Momentary Polymer 250V - 15 A @ 250 V ac Light Duty IP20 - Grey 101.32 x 87.27 x 27.76mm - -
RS Stock No. 316-901
BrandRS PRO
SGD46.40
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SPDT - Momentary Mild Steel 250V 30V 3 A @ 250 V ac, 3 A @ 30 V dc General Purpose IPX2 Silver Black, Grey 90 x 66 x 24mm - -
RS Stock No. 116-827
BrandRS PRO
SGD274.27
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DPDT - Momentary Cast Iron 250V - 20 A @ 250 V ac Heavy Duty IP56 - Orange 228.6 x 149.22 x 111mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 211-0698
BrandRS PRO
SGD135.15
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NC/NO - Momentary Die Cast Aluminium 230V 24V 6 A @ 500 V ac Heavy Duty IP67 Silver Yellow 236 x 80 x 62mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 321-060
BrandRS PRO
SGD83.19
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SPDT - Momentary Die Cast Aluminium 250V 24V 6 A @ 250 V ac General Industrial IPX2 Silver Black 152 x 94 x 46mm - -
RS Stock No. 122-2792
BrandRS PRO
SGD35.35
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SPST-1NO - Momentary Steel 250V 500V 10 A Light Duty, Medium Duty IP20 - - 75.5 x 103.5 x 21.5mm - -
RS Stock No. 251-2230
BrandRS PRO
SGD71.29
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SP-CO - Momentary Mild Steel 250V 24V 3 A General Purpose IPX2 Silver Black, Grey 90 x 66 x 24mm - -
RS Stock No. 803-9772
BrandRS PRO
SGD77.89
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- - Momentary Thermoplastic 12V - 6 A@ 250 V ac Light Industrial IPX2 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 316-939
BrandRS PRO
SGD86.87
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SPST N/O - Latching Mild Steel 250V 30V 3 A @ 250 V ac, 3 A @ 30 V dc General Purpose IPX2 Silver Black, Grey 90 x 66 x 24mm - -
RS Stock No. 218-4245
BrandRS PRO
SGD36.77
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SP-CO - Momentary Thermoplastic 250V 24V 3 A General Purpose IPX2 Silver Black, Grey 90 x 65 x 27mm - -
RS Stock No. 841-772
BrandRS PRO
SGD159.42
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1NO 1NC - Latching Die Cast Aluminium 230V 24V 6 A Heavy Duty IP67 Silver Yellow 264 x 163 x 155mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 665-922
BrandRS PRO
SGD178.04
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SPST N/O - Momentary Mild Steel 250V 30V 3 A @ 250 V ac, 3 A @ 30 V dc General Purpose IPX2 Silver Black, Grey 760 x 95 x 28mm - -
RS Stock No. 211-0711
BrandRS PRO
SGD193.85
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NC/NO - Momentary Die Cast Aluminium 230V 24V 3 A @ 500 V ac Heavy Duty IP67 Silver Yellow 264 x 163 x 155mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 474-537
BrandRS PRO
SGD150.32
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Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) - Momentary Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer 5V - 25 mA @ 5 V ac Light Industrial IPX2 - Black 141 x 105 x 40mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 116-956
BrandRS PRO
SGD455.40
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DP-CO - Momentary Cast Iron 250V - 20 A @ 250 V ac Heavy Duty IP56 - Orange 228.6 x 149.22 x 111mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 116-855
BrandRS PRO
SGD381.77
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Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) - Momentary Stainless Steel 250V - 3 A @ 125 V ac Light Duty IP68 - Black, Grey 89.69 x 66.67 x 21.62mm - -
RS Stock No. 116-697
BrandRS PRO
SGD158.63
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Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) - Momentary Polymer 125V 28V 5 A @ 28 V dc Light Duty IP68 - Black 88.9 (Dia.) x 25.4mm - -
RS Stock No. 808-6989
BrandRS PRO
SGD23.79
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SP-CO - Momentary Thermoplastic 24V 24V 1.75 A General Purpose IPX2 Silver Black, Grey 96 x 72 x 26mm - -
RS Stock No. 808-6982
BrandRS PRO
SGD50.42
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SP-CO - Momentary Thermoplastic 24V 24V 1.75 A General Purpose IPX7 Silver Black, Grey 96 x 72 x 26mm - -
RS Stock No. 122-2793
BrandRS PRO
SGD67.21
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SP-CO - Momentary Plastic 250V 500V 10 A Medium Duty IP68 - Black 110 x 170.5 x 50mm - -
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