What is an electronic micro switch?

What is an electronic micro switch?

A contact structure with a tiny contact interval and a fast-acting mechanism, which switches with a specified stroke and a specified force, is covered with a housing, and has a drive rod on its outside. (hereinafter referred to as the switch) has contacts: In the type of switch, compared with semiconductor switches with switching characteristics, the function of the switch is realized by a mechanical switch with contacts.

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Versatility and Applications

Electronic micro switches find applications in a wide range of industries and systems. They are commonly used in home appliances, such as refrigerators, washing machines, and microwave ovens, to detect the position of doors, buttons, and other components. In industrial automation, micro switches are utilized to provide limit and position sensing, ensuring accurate and safe operation of machinery. They are also essential in automotive applications, where they are employed in indicators, power windows, and various safety systems.

Understanding Electronic Micro Switches

An electronic micro switch, also known as a snap-action switch, is a highly sensitive switch that operates when a minimal amount of force is applied to its actuator. These switches are designed to provide an immediate and definitive change in state when activated, ensuring precise control in various systems. The compact size and durable construction of electronic micro switches make them ideal for applications where space is limited and reliability is paramount.

The size of the electronic microswitch

The smaller the switch size, the smaller its stroke and the current that can be broken. In addition, the shape of the switch also affects the operating force. Ideally, engineers need a switch with low operating force and high current capacity.

The influence of the environment on the micro switch

Environmental requirements have a strong impact on the choice of microswitches, especially in applications such as industrial controls and medical devices that require high reliability and criticality. Understand the environmental conditions of the application, including contaminants in the air that can enter the switch, the liquid in which the switch is located, and the obligatory temperature requirements.


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The power-on and reset keys on the chassis are both micro switches. The left and right mouse buttons are all micro-motion buttons; the optical drive eject buttons are also micro-motion buttons.

The nudge switch is not in place, please reconnect it to the expected position. Continuity testing; If the micro switch is in the expected position, the above continuity test is performed by attaching a voltmeter to it.

GB/T19001-2008,  ISO45001:2004,  BSOHSAS18001:2007, QC080000 , IATF 16949.

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