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Multimec 5E switches Tactile switch for foil overlay

Multimec 5E switches
Tactile switch for foil overlay

Multimec 5E series switches have three standard actuation forces and a crisp tactile feel. It has an actuator extended from the switch body.

Specifications: 

Surface mount or through-hole version
Through-hole right angle switch available
50mA/24VDC
Single pole
Momentary
10.000.000 operations lifetime
Sealed to IP67
2.0, 3.5 and 6.5N actuation force
Temperature range: -40/+160oC

Multimec 5E switches have an actuator extending out of the switch body making it a good solution for foil overlay as when the foil breaks the switch can still be actuated. 

 
 
 

Multimec 3C switches Tactile switch for over-mould and foil overlay Multimec 3C switches
Tactile switch for over-mould and foil overlay


Simplicity and reliability makes the multimec 3C an excellent switch for foil overlay as it can still function even if the overlay breaks and an upgrade can be done by changing the foil and not the PCB, which is very cost-effective. In addition the switch is great for build-in and over-mould solutions.

Specifications: 

Surface mount or through-hole version
A vailable as a through-hole right angle switch
50mA/24VDC
Single pole
Momentary
10.000.000 operations lifetime
Sealed to IP67
3.5N actuation force

Temperature range:
high temp -40/+160oC
low temp -40/+115oC

Simplicity and reliability makes the Multimec 3C an excellent switch for foil overlay as it can still function even if the overlay breaks and an upgrade can be done by changing the foil and not the PCB, which is very cost-effective. In addition the switch is great for build-in and over-mould solutions. 

 
 

1KS cap 14,3x14,3mm square cap for foil overlay 1KS
14,3x14,3mm square cap for foil overlay


Cap 1KS is a square cap with a flat top. It can be either transparent for illumination or solid colour. It is 14,3mm x 14,3mm and excellent for foil overlay.

1KS is a square cap with a flat top. 

Standard colours: 
1KS solid colours: blue, green, grey, yellow, white, red and black 
Illuminated 1KS: transparent cap with a frosted white lid. 

Temperature range: 
Solid cap: -40/+65oC 
Transparent cap: -40/+85oC 

Transparent 1KS cap consists of a transparent lid and a diffuser lens. It is possible to make your own customised legend by placing a foil between the lid and the lens. 

The 1KS cap is mounted on Multimec 5G series switches

 
 

varimec Variable height caps for foil overlay varimec
Variable height caps for foil overlay


Varimec offers an utmost flexibility within cap size, colour height and shape.

Varimec offers 2400 options within its series.

Shape: round and square 
Size: ø5.2 mm, ø7.8 mm, ø11.6 mm
Colours: blue, grey, yellow, red, black
Overall height: 10.4 - 22.5 mm
Height above recess: 2.4 - 6.4 mm

Temperature range: -40/+160oC 

Varimec has a cap retention system  where the cap is pressed into the hole in switch body. The series is mounted on Multimec 3E switch
 
 

1GAS/1GCS Round cap for foil overlay 1GAS/1GCS
Round cap for foil overlay


1GAS/1GCS series are round ø11 mm and ø15 mm caps. They are excellent for foil overlay.

1GAS/1GCS is often used in applications with foil overlay. 

Standard colour: 
1GAS/1GCScap solid colours: blue, green, grey, yellow, white, red, black 
1GAS/1GCS cap transparent colours: frosted white

Temperature range
Solid cap: -40/+65oC 
Transparent cap: -40/+85oC

 
 

1JS Round cap with soft edges for foil overlay 1JS
Round cap with soft edges for foil overlay


1JS cap series is just 10.4 mm high with the Multimec 5G switch making it one of the lowest illuminated caps in MEC product range. The cap is excellent for foil overlay. It was designed with soft edges in order to extend the lifetime of the foil.

Standard colours: 
1JS solid colours: blue, green, grey, yellow, white, red and black 
1JS transparent colours: transparent and frosted white 

Temperature range: 
Solid cap: -40/+65oC 
Transparent cap: -40/+85oC 

The 1JS cap series is mounted on a Multimec 5G switch.

 
 

Foilmec/1YS Fully illuminated cap for foil overlay Foilmec/1YS
Fully illuminated cap for foil overlay


1YS is a cap especially designed for foil overlay. It can be fully illuminated and has a SMD option with the Multimec 5E switch.

Foilmec is a solution for switches under foilIt is a  surface mount solution where chip-LEDs are placed on the PCB in the corners of the cap in order to provide fully illuminated push area

1YS is provided in white solid colour with a frosted white lid. 

Temperature range: -40/+65oC 

The cap is mounted on a Multimec 5E switch

 
     
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