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CW Introduces a New Heavy Duty VDE Approved Miniature Rocker Power Switch

Southampton, Pa. — CW Industries, a long recognized manufacturer of switches, connectors and custom components for the OEM, is pleased to announce a new miniature rocker power switch rated at 8(8) Amps @250 VAC for use in product sold in Europe that require VDE approval and have contact gaps greater than 3mm. This switch is available in DPST construction and is RoHS compliant.

The CW GRS–4021 series switches are made of heavy duty nylon with copper alloy terminals and feature a male .187’’ wide quick connect terminal for ease of installation. The switch can be mounted securely in a .756’’x.508’’ panel opening requiring no screws or other fasteners. The CW switch complies with the 850o C Glow-Wire Test for insulating material used in the switch construction. This compliance is critical in applications that require higher heat resistance than standard switch designs.

The GRS-4121 switch is ideal for main power disconnecting in many industries including the appliance, lawn and garden, floor care and medical markets. A variety of color, markings and termination options are available to suit your specific requirements.

Serving customers since 1904, CW Industries is a World Class Manufacturer serving many of the leading industrial, consumer and defense electronics manufacturers with complex electromechanical slide, rocker and pushbutton switches; insulation displacement and MIL SPEC connectors; and a variety of custom switches, custom connectors and assemblies that require a high level of precision, performance and reliability. CW Industries is IS0 9001 Certified and our in house test facility is qualified to UL, CSA and DOD standards.