Heavy-Duty Rocker Switches

Posted on October 10, 2012

Switch, connector and custom component manufacturer CW Industries has launched the new GRB-1X4 and GRB-2X4 series of IP68 rated, heavy-duty rocker switches aimed at the agricultural, mass transit, on-highway, off-road, marine and automotive markets.

The switches are rated to 25 Amps at 12 Vdc and are available in single-pole single-throw (SPST), single-pole double-throw (SPDT), double-pole single-throw (DPST) and double-pole double-throw (DPDT). They are also offered with maintained, momentary and center off functions.

According to the Southampton, Penn.-based CW Industries, the GRB-1X4 and GRB-2X4 series switches can be mounted into a standard panel opening of 0.831 in. by 1.457 in. and eliminate the need for mounting hardware.

The switches are constructed of a UL94V-2 thermoplastic insulation material and have a temperature rating from -40o to 185oF. They are ROHS complaint, vibration and shock resistant and offer protection against dust and prolonged spray and submersion.

The company offers the GRB-1X4 and GRB-2X4 series switches in a variety of color options as well as variations of imprinting, terminal types and actuator versions.

CW Industries also produces a portfolio of electromechanical slide, rocker and pushbutton switches; insulation displacement and military specification connectors; and a variety of custom switches; custom connectors; and assemblies; for the industrial, consumer and defense industry.

For more information: www.cwind.com