Switches, Relays & Keypads


Licence contract for new switch contact technology

27 February 2002 Switches, Relays & Keypads

Schurter is expanding its new product line with an innovative switch construction through its licensing agreement with Duraswitch industries. Schurter can now manufacture and market Duraswitch products and technologies worldwide.

The expansion of the company's existing product range of piezo, mechanical and membrane switches through the patented and competitive Duraswitch technologies creates an absolutely unique marketing position for Schurter in the industry. It provides customers with a wide range of new and available applications. According to the company, with Duraswitch technology, even with thick overlays of foil keypads, the user experiences an ergonomic actuation feeling. Up to 500 million actuations are possible and illumination in the middle of the switch is an additional product advantage.



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