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Item # GI-152-0008, Side Actuated Panel Mount Miniature Slide Switches (Swidgets)

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Switch Function


Electrical Ratings

0.5 A @ 125 VAC-VDC

Actuator Style & Color

Radius Knurled - Black

Actuator Options

Miniature Side Actuated Slide Switch Actuator Options

Actuator Height

0.453 in.

Topper Options

Miniature Slide Switch Actuator Topper Options

Mounting Type

Mounting Ears

Mounting Options

Miniature Side Actuated Slide Switch Mounting Options





Terminal Options

Miniature Slide Switch Terminal Options

Solder Shield

Vulcanized Fiber Shield 0.020" thick that fits over the switch terminals is also available

Listing Agency
(Consult drawing or factory for specific rating)1


1 Due to ongoing advancements, additional agency certifications may be available, contact us for more information.


Button Material

Nylon 6/6


Zinc Plated/Cold Rolled Steel

Moving Contact

Copper Alloy

Moving Contact Plating

Silver is standard. Gold plating is an option, consult factory.

Moving Contact Spring

Beryllium Copper
Phosphor Bronze

Terminal Plating

Silver is standard. Gold plating is an option, consult factory.

Terminal Board

NEMA Grade XP Phenolic Laminate


Other materials to suit your application are available if volume is sufficient. Contact us for more information.

Performance Standards
CW switches are designed to perform to the standards listed when operated within ambient conditions detailed below:
Operating Temperature - 105ºC maximum, -20ºC minimum.
Relative Humidity - Switches will be operable and insulation resistance shall be greater than 100 megohms if allowed to dry for 100 hours at room temperature of 25ºC and after exposure for one hour in an atmosphere having 95% relative humidity and a temperature of 50ºC
High Voltage Breakdown - Minimum of 1000 volts RMS 60 Hz for one minute between parts of opposite polarity.
Contact Resistance - Less than 0.01 ohm at 20 milliamperes DC.
Life Cycling (No Load) - Switches will be operative after 10,000 (minimum) cycles at the rate of 10 cycles per minute.
Life Cycling (Load) - Switches will be operative after 6000 (minimum) cycles at the rate of 10 cycles per minute at rated load.

Care in Switch Installation
CW switches will perform properly if they are installed and used properly. Causes for failure often encountered in the field that are the responsibility of the user are:
  1. Removal of factory applied lubricants from switch contacts and moving parts.
  2. Introduction of foreign material into switching mechanism...flux, solder cleaning materials, potting compounds.
  3. Restriction of movement of switch button.
  4. Excessive heat often introduced while soldering.
  5. Switching loads in excess of rating.
Manufacturing Engineers are cautioned to avoid misusing switches and resultant switch failures.


Slide Switch Schematic
(PDF, 645KB)

(PDF, 31KB)

GI-152-0008_3D Model
(STP, 790KB)

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