We supply a complete range of microswitches from top brands including Panasonic, Omron, Honeywell and Cherry. You can also find a range of accessories including microswitch levers, actuators, terminal covers and caps.
A microswitch uses a spring to open and close a set of internal contacts so that the direction of power in it can change. Moving the lever of a switch causes the spring to snap back and forth which results in a quick change of direction of power between two devices. For this to happen, the switch uses three connection points:
Microswitches are handy as safety devices since theyre able to open and close a circuit easily, therefore preventing accidents related to the automatic activation of power machines or the closure of doors, for example.
Theyre widely used in the industrial and automotive sectors, although are often involved in the functioning of everyday objects like vending machines, lifts, door interlocks and tools when the detection of a change in state is needed.
In addition to a wide range of microswitches, we also offer a choice of accessories to improve their efficacy and simplify their maintenance including: