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Low Cost Standard Microswitch with Lever

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Quoting product code: GW72P


About this product


  • Low-cost standard microswitch
  • Internationally accepted standard size and operating characteristics

Product overview

• Low-cost standard microswitch• Internationally accepted standard size and operating characteristics

The switch is manufactured from glass-reinforced thermoplastic to give rugged performance. The switches is a single-pole double-throw. Terminals are 6.35mm (&quarter;in.) blade type that can either be soldered or used with push-on connectors (e.g., HF10L). The actuator is a stainless steel 27.5mm long lever.



Fixing Centres:

22.2 x 10.3 mm

Dimensions & Weight







Can the switch be used as a normally closed switch?

Asked by: Ed100
Yes, this has connecting tabs for COM, NC and NO so the switch can be wired for either operation.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-05-22

What is the current capacity of the contacts, please?

Asked by: jimo23
The contact rating for this micro-switch is 6A - AC 250V.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-06-08

One of the images shows the switch with a roller on the actuating arm. Is this an option to fit as that is what I need?

Asked by: Bowling Paul
The images show the three styles available in this range of switches, the unit you require would be this one:-
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-01-22

I want a replacement pressure switch for my Nilfisk pressure washer. This looks the nearest equivalent but the existing one is a "patterson" 12A 125/25VAC. Can you tell me if this will do ?

Asked by: westlek
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-24

what size are the fixing holes please

Asked by: kimr
the holes are 3.1mm in diameter
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-07-17
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