PR096 - Released Jan 2013

Waterproof Switch Products described in new Short-form from knitter-switch

Waterproof Switch Products described in new Short-form from knitter-switch

  • Many switches rated to IP67
  • Includes keypads and keyboards

knitter-switch, one of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers, has published a four page short-form catalogue which highlights the company’s comprehensive waterproof switch offering designed to suit all types of outdoor applications as well as those requiring protection against moisture ingress. 

Although the new short-form provides brief product specifications, it also points the reader to the relevant parts of the 2013 general catalogue which is being launched at electronica 2012 in Munich.

knitter-switch offers more than 18 switch product families with waterproof characteristics - many rated to IP67, as well as membrane and rubber keypads and a recently launched steel keyboard range. knitter-switch offers a comprehensive standard selection of toggle, tact and pushbutton switches together with rotary coded switches and a family of snap action switches.

In addition, knitter-switch can supply a wide variety of options including a choice of actuator colour as well as the colour, material and surface finish of switch casings and so on.

Depending on the application, knitter-switch can also supply protective silicone or chloroprene rubber covers which can protect against the ingress of dirt and sand etc.

A wide range of standard DIL, TACT, Rotary Encoder, Toggle and Push-button Switches are available direct from knitter-switch and a number of distributors throughout Europe. Samples are usually available on next day delivery. For more information visit


Editors Note: The attached image shows the new knitter-switch waterproof switch short-form catalogue

About knitter-switch

knitter-switch is one of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers. Since its foundation in 1966, knitter-switch has remained at the forefront of switch technology and now provides an unrivalled range of switching solutions from basic toggle types to membranes and tactile switches for today’s complex communications applications.

Knitter-switch has its headquarters near Munich and has subsidiary companies in the UK, France and Asia and strategic alliances with a number of leading distributors. The company’s website can be found on

Editors, for further information contact:

Irene Külb
Neue Poststrasse 17
Postfach 10 02 33
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Tel +49 (0)8106-36 21 12
Fax +49 (0)8106-36 21 40


John Ellis
Proactive Marketing & Communications
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