Snap-action switch | Article about snap-action switch by The Free Dictionary
snap-action switch[′snap ¦ak·shən ‚swich]
A switch that responds to very small movements of its actuating button or lever and changes rapidly and positively from one contact position to the other; the trademark of one version is Micro Switch. Also known as sensitive switch.
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The most common type of electro-mechanical switches used is a snap-action switch
, in which an internal spring-loaded pole initiates the changeover movement.
The current DK sets an international standard in miniature snap-action switch
technology because it is waterproof as well as smaller, lighter, of higher quality and more reliable than earlier versions that were first introduced in 1993.