Push-button switches 16A at 250 VAC

September 01, 2016 // By Julien Happich
Schurter's MSM LA and MSM LA CS latching-action stainless steel and ceramic surface pushbutton switches are now available with a maximum rated switching current of 16A at 250 VAC, uprated from 12A.

Designed for primary ON/OFF switching, the up-rating on the MSM LA and LA CS expands on their suitability for use in appliances with higher loads. Metal line switches are especially well suited for use in equipment operated in harsh environments, or applications that require protection against vandalism, such as vending machines, ticket machines, food service equipment, public facilities, and sanitary facilities. Designed to operated in the -20 to +85°C temperature range, the devices have an impact resistance rating of IK 07, and the front contact area is protected to IP 64 against ingress. The MSM LA series offers a classic stainless steel actuator, with optional point or ring illumination, while the MSM LA CS series comes with a scratch resistant backlit ceramic surface. The LED supply voltage is 24 VDC. The multi-faceted pushbuttons are available with mounting diameters of 19 and 22 mm, and equipped with blade terminals for quickly affixing wires.

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