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. 163-9209
Mfr. Part No.AV1911P124Q04
SGD22.47
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A White - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 123-6073
Mfr. Part No.AV1911P124Q04
SGD22.84
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A White - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 811-4021
Mfr. Part No.82-5552.1000
BrandEAO
SGD31.20
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount No 19 (Dia.)mm 19mm 1 A @ 24 V dc - - IP65, IP67 Natural Aluminium 250V ac Flat Screw
RS Stock No. 282-8175
Mfr. Part No.C0911NBAAA
SGD11.86
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Latching, Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount - 12.7 (Dia.)mm 12.7mm 16 A @ 250 V ac - - - Red - Round Tab
RS Stock No. 913-1737
Mfr. Part No.FL12LG5
BrandEOZ
SGD17.55
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 12 (Dia.)mm 12mm 65 mA Green - IP67 Green 5V Round Plug In
RS Stock No. 690-3255
Mfr. Part No.R16FFNSTAG
BrandEOZ
SGD16.01
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount No 16.2 (Dia.)mm 16.2mm 2 A @ 48 V dc - - IP65 Silver 48 V dc, 250 V ac Round Screw
RS Stock No. 190-0434
BrandRS PRO
SGD29.83
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RS Stock No. 332-830
Mfr. Part No.9635CD+U482
BrandAPEM
SGD12.35
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount - 6.5 (Dia.)mm 4.2mm 100 mA @ 30 V dc - - - Black 250V ac Cylinder Solder
RS Stock No. 426-477
Mfr. Part No.1241.6621.1180000
BrandSchurter
SGD28.74
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount No 19 (Dia.)mm 19mm 5 A @ 250 V ac - - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Tab
RS Stock No. 163-9220
Mfr. Part No.AV1920000Q04
SGD19.957
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Momentary Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount No 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A - - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 123-6065
Mfr. Part No.AV1920000Q04
SGD23.26
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Momentary Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount No 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A - - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug
RS Stock No. 223-424
Mfr. Part No.8Y1011-Z
SGD10.53
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Latching Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount - - - 6 A @ 125 V ac - - - - - - Solder
RS Stock No. 708-2958
Mfr. Part No.MP0037
BrandBulgin
SGD24.06
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Momentary Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount, Screw Mount No 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 1 A @ 50 V ac - - IP68 Silver 50V ac/dc Round Screw
RS Stock No. 119-2914
Mfr. Part No.1213C GREEN
BrandAPEM
SGD8.18
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Momentary 1NO Panel Mount No 12.2 (Dia.)mm 12.2mm 2 A @ 24 V dc - - - Green 250V ac Plunger Solder, Tab
RS Stock No. 734-6827
BrandRS PRO
SGD7.23
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Momentary 1-pole on-off switch Panel Mount No 8 (Dia.)mm 8mm 100 mA @ 30 V dc - - - Black 120/250V ac Cylinder Solder
RS Stock No. 204-8054
Mfr. Part No.8125SHZBE
BrandC & K
SGD9.25
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount No 15.24 x 12.70mm - 400 mA @ 20 V - - - Grey - Cylinder Solder
RS Stock No. 863-3535
Mfr. Part No.SXL4126H1G00000W
BrandMolveno
SGD2.448
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19 x 13mm - 16 A - - - Red 125/250V ac Rectangular Horizontal Tab
RS Stock No. 847-5654
Mfr. Part No.AML21CBA2AA
BrandHoneywell
SGD34.68
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Momentary Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Panel Mount No 19.05 x 19.05mm - 2 A @ 24 V dc - - - - 24V - Solder/Quick Connect
RS Stock No. 436-862
Mfr. Part No.1241.6824.1124000
BrandSchurter
SGD85.55
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Latching Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) Panel Mount Yes 19 (Dia.)mm 19mm 12 A @ 250 V ac Blue - IP64 Natural 125/250V ac Round Tab
RS Stock No. 123-6085
Mfr. Part No.AV1911E124Q04
SGD24.96
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Latching Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Panel Mount Yes 19.2 (Dia.)mm 19.2mm 3 A White - IP67 Silver 250V ac Round Wire Lug