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All Crouzet Microswitches offer

Classic
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Miniature
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Subminiature
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Sub-subminiature
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65+ YEARS DESIGNING & MANUFACTURING SNAP-ACTION ELECTRICAL MICROSWITCHES

Crouzet offers an extensive choice of standard or customized Classic, Miniature, Subminiature and Sub-subminiature micros-witches, with a large range of switching ratings from 1 mA to 25 A, magnetic blowout versions for High DC ratings, sealed models, positive break versions, a wide range of operating temperatures, special models for explosive atmospheres, long service life and an enormous variety of actuators, contact materials and fixing means.



All in conformity with the most rigorous quality standards:

standards

Why choosing Crouzet for your motion projects?

We are big enough to perfom, small enough to care!

60,000,000+ pieces delivered per year

6 manufacturing plants around the world

A large R&D team with 100 years of engineering know-how

Dedicated custom solutions to suit your design requirements

60+ years’ experience in the market

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Classic

Our solid offer of standard Classic microswitches with high-precision snap action mechanisms, summed with our 100 years’ engineering experience for co-design and adaptations, allow us to provide perfect-fit solutions for all your applications with an easy plug-and-play integration, including specific or standard shapes, connections, ratings, actuators, or protection levels.

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classic-microswitches
dc-brush-32-mm
POSITIVE BREAK SEPARATED CIRCUITS
50 x 30 x 12 mm
2” x 1.2” x 1.5”
dc-brush-42-mm
LOW DIFFERENTIAL TRAVEL
49 x 21 x 17 mm
1.9” x 0.8” x 0.7”
dc-brush-63-mm
SEALED DOUBLE BREAK LOW DT
49 x 23 x 17 mm
1.9” x 0.9” x 0.7”
low-noise-42-mm
ROBUST - LOW DIFFERENTIAL TRAVEL
43 x 18 x 17 mm
1.7” x 0.7” x 0.7”
Rating (max) 10A 15A 15A 10A
Degree of protection IP40 / 65 / 67 IP40 IP67 / 68 / 69 IP40
Operating temperature -50°C → +85°C -40°C → +130°C -40°C → +130°C -40°C → +125°C
Operating force (max) 4.5N → 6.5N 6N 6N → 12.5N 0.35N → 3N
Differential travel (max) 1.3 mm 0.05 mm 0.05 mm / 0.10 mm 0.2 mm / 0.8 mm
Overtravel (min) 3 mm 0.25 mm 0.25 mm 0.2 → 1.7 mm
Mechanical life 10M cycles 50M cycles 10M cycles 5M cycles
CROUZET SERIES 8325 (PBXR) / 8324 (PBX) MP040 MP90 / MP110 / MP210 / MP220 83118 / 83120
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dc-brush-32-mm
DOUBLE BREAK
32 X 19 X 13 mm
1.3” x 0.8” x 0.5”
dc-brush-42-mm
HIGH DC RATING
40 X 19 X 13 mm
1.6” x 0.8” x 0.5”
dc-brush-63-mm
SEALED FLAT RUBBER PACK
49 X 10 X 20 mm
1.9” x 0.4” x 0.8”
Rating (max) 16A 16A 10A
Degree of protection IP40 IP66 / 67 / 69 IP66 / 67 / 69
Operating temperature -40°C → +125°C -40°C → +125°C -40°C → +85°C
Operating force (max) 0.45N → 7.5N 4N 7.5N
Differential travel (max) 0.7 mm 0.9 mm 0.2 mm
Overtravel (min) 0.7 mm 0.7 mm 0.25 mm
Mechanical life 10M cycles 10M cycles 2M cycles
CROUZET SERIES 83106 / 83109 / 83111 / 83112 83154 83123
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Miniature

Crouzet Miniature microswitches have a high precision snap action mechanism, designed to meet all your needs, even for the most critical applications.
Our offer includes, the standard DIN shape (V3), a wide range of operating forces from 0.15N to 5N, ratings from 1mA to 25A, a very long mechanical life of up to 50 million cycles to ensure durability and a large range of configurations with the choice of actuators and connections available.
They can accept very slow actuating speeds and can operate in temperatures from -60°C to +150°C, making them suitable for even the most extreme environments.

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miniature-microswitches
dc-brush-32-mm
STANDARD (V3)
28 X 16 X 10 mm
1.1” x 0.6” x 0.4”
dc-brush-42-mm
ESSENTIAL
28 X 16 X 10 mm
1.1” x 0.6” x 0.4”
dc-brush-63-mm
SEALED
31 X 23 X 10 mm
1.2” x 0.9” x 0.4”
low-noise-42-mm
SEALED - LOW DT
31 X 25 X 10 mm
1.2” x 1” x 0.4”
low-noise-42-mm
ESSENTIAL SEALED
33 X 16 X 10 mm
1.3” x 0.6” x 0.4”
Rating (max) 16A 25A 8A 6A 10A
Degree of protection IP40 IP40 IP67 / 69 IP67 / 69 IP67
Operating temperature -60°C → +150°C -50°C → +200°C -40°C → +105°C -40°C → +150°C -40°C → +85°C
Operating force (max) 0.15N → 5N 0.25N → 4N 4.5N 3.5N 0.5N → 4.5N
Differential travel (max) 0.35 mm / 0.8 mm 0.4 mm 0.07 / 0.35 mm 0.02 mm / 0.05 mm 0.5 mm
Overtravel (min) 1.2 mm 1.1 mm 1 mm 0.2 mm 1 mm
Mechanical life 50M cycles 1M cycles 5M cycles 10M cycles 1M cycles
CROUZET SERIES 83161 (V3) 8326 (V3D) 83169 (V3S) MP310 / MP320 8329 (V3DS)
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dc-brush-32-mm
HEAVY DUTY
28 X 16 X 10 mm
1.1” x 0.6” x 0.4”
dc-brush-42-mm
POSITIVE BREAK
28 X 16 X 10 mm
1.1” x 0.6” x 0.4”
dc-brush-63-mm
HIGH DC RATING
29 X 16 X 10 mm
1.1” x 0.6” x 0.4”
low-noise-42-mm
DOUBLE BREAK SEALED
24 X 31 X 9 mm
0.9” x 1.2” x 0.4”
low-noise-42-mm
HIGH-ACCURACY ROTARY LEVER
30 X 18 X 12 mm
1.1” x 0.7” x 0.5”
Rating (max) 16A 6A 5A 6A 6A
Degree of protection IP40 IP40 IP40 IP66 / 67 IP40
Operating temperature -40°C → +150°C -40°C → +125°C -40°C → +125°C -40°C → +105°C -20°C → +125°C
Operating force (max) 1N → 5N 4N 5N 3N / 4.5N 1.2N → 2N
Differential travel (max) 0.3 mm / 0.7 mm 0.3 mm 0.7 mm 0.45 mm 14°
Overtravel (min) 1.3 mm 1.3 mm 1 mm 0.25 mm 12°
Mechanical life 10M cycles 10M cycles 1M cycles 10M cycles 10M cycles
CROUZET SERIES 83160 831607 / 832607 831606 / SP3697 83139 83137
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Subminiature

Crouzet Subminiature microswitches feature a high precision snap-action mechanism and are highly suitable for a large number of applications due to their small size, light weight, reliability, and accuracy.
Our offer is DIN standard compliant (V4), have a high operating temperature of up to 250°C, a wide rating range from 1mA to 12A, and can be protected from IP40 to hermetic, making them excellent for harsh environments.
There is also a large choice of terminals and actuators available.

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subminiature-microswitches
dc-brush-32-mm
STANDARD (V4)
20 x 10 x 6 mm
0.8” x 0.4” x 0.2”
dc-brush-42-mm
ESSENTIAL
20 x 10 x 6 mm
0.8” x 0.4” x 0.2”
dc-brush-63-mm
SEALED
20 x 10 x 6 mm
0.8” x 0.4” x 0.2”
low-noise-42-mm
SEALED - LOW DT
20 x 10 x 6 mm
0.8” x 0.4” x 0.2”
Rating (max) 12A 12A 10A 5A
Degree of protection IP40 IP40 IP67 / 69 IP67 / 69
Operating temperature -40°C → +150°C -25°C → +150°C -40°C → +125°C -40°C → +105°C
Operating force (max) 0.6 → 2.2N 1.5N 2.5N 1.2N / 2.5N
Differential travel (max) 0.08 mm / 0.15 mm 0.15 mm 0.1 mm / 0.15 mm 0.02 mm / 0.05 mm
Overtravel (min) 0.5 mm 0.5 mm 0.6 mm 0.6 mm
Mechanical life 30M cycles 0.1M cycles 2M cycles 2M cycles
CROUZET SERIES 83170 (V4) 8327 (V4D) 8318 (V4S) MP400 / MP500
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dc-brush-32-mm
DOUBLE BREAK
20 X 10 x 6 mm
0.8” x 0.4” x 0.2”
dc-brush-42-mm
HERMETIC INOX HOUSING
Ø11 X 15 mm
Ø0.4” x 0.6”
Rating (max) 6A 5A
Degree of protection IP40 Hermetic QK Test 10-3 Pa.cm3/s
Operating temperature -40°C → +150°C -55°C → +250°C
Operating force (max) 1.6N / 2.6N 5N → 47N
Differential travel (max) 0.45 mm 0.05 mm
Overtravel (min) 0.27 mm 0.08 mm
Mechanical life 10M cycles 0.2M cycles
CROUZET SERIES 83132 / 83133 / 83134 83151 / 83560
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Sub-subminiature

Our Sub-subminiature microswitches are some of the smallest in the world. They are DIN standard conformant (V5D) and have a high precision snap-action mechanism. They are resistant to harsh environments, making them ideal for critical applications such as ATEX and aerospace. They have a long life of 10M cycles and can accept very slow actuating speeds (from 0.001mm/s).

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sub-subminiature-microswitches
dc-brush-32-mm
STANDARD (V5D)
13 x 10 x 5 mm
0.5” x 0.4” x 0.2”
dc-brush-42-mm
SEALED
15 x 8 x 5 mm
0.6” x 0.3” x 0.2”
dc-brush-63-mm
HIGH ACCURACY
13 x 10 x 5 mm
0.5” x 0.4” x 0.2”
low-noise-42-mm
CYLINDRIC ADJUSTABLE
Ø8 x 8 mm
Ø0.3” x 0.3”
Rating (max) 5A 4A 5A 5A
Degree of protection IP40 IP67 / 69 IP40 IP40
Operating temperature -40°C → +110°C -40°C → +90°C -55°C → +150°C -55°C→ +140°C
Operating force (max) 1.4N 1.5N 2N 1.7N
Differential travel (max) 0.13 mm 0.06 mm / 0.1 mm 0.06 mm 0.12 mm / 0.19 mm
Overtravel (min) 0.25 mm 2 mm 0.1 mm 0.15 mm / 1.5 mm
Mechanical life 10M cycles 1M cycles 2M cycles 2M cycles
CROUZET SERIES 83194 (V5D) 8320 (V5S) 83141 83228 / 83229
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Basic Technical Concepts

Our microswitches are high-precision, snap-action switches and these are the main features for which they are notable:

› Fast and reliable switching largely independent of actuating speed
› High electrical ratings but small dimensions
› High repeat accuracy of switching points and forces
› Low operating force
› Short pre-travel but large overtravel
› Very long service life
› Extensive range of connections, fixing means and actuators for easy adaptation to numerous applications

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Custom microswitches
designed for your applications

100 years of customization, adaptation & co-design expertise at your service

To meet market expectations and provide customers with the right solutions within the shortest time-frames, Crouzet has structured its processes around the different types of products available:

1. Standard products
2. Simple adaptations
3. Customization
4. Co-design

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  • Standard Products

    A full range of microswitches, are immediately available so that you can design your system as quickly as possible.
  • Simple Adaptations

    Specific connectors, levers, leads, terminals, fixings, etc, can be added to all our standard products, for simpler logistics and optimum installation reliability for your applications.
  • Customization

    Complete coordination between your project teams and our DesignLAB to have the perfect-fit performance and functionality for your applications.
  • Co-design

    Our R&D, industrialization and qualification experts work closely with your team to develop a unique solution tailored to your application’s requirements.

Market application

ENERGY DISTRIBUTION

  • Medium Voltage Substation Switching
  • Medium Voltage Substation Control
  • Medium Voltage Substation Protection
  • High Voltage Substation Control
  • High Voltage Substation Protection
  • High Voltage Substation Switching
  • Low Voltage Substation Switching
  • Low Voltage Substation Control
  • Low Voltage Substation Protection
  • Low Voltage Analog Time Switches

NUCLEAR

  • Electric Actuators
  • Earth Switch
  • Contactor/Disconnector
  • Circuit Breaker
  • Switch Point

RENEWABLE ENERGY

  • Yaw System and Wind Power Generator
  • Wind Turbine Motor Brake

RAILWAY ROLLING STOCK

  • Master Controller
  • External Doors
  • Internal Doors
  • Emergency Brake
  • Switchgear
  • Earth Switch
  • Circuit Breaker
  • Contactor/Disconnector

RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Platform Screen Doors
  • Automatic Barrier
  • Switchgear
  • Earth Switch
  • Contactor/Disconnector
  • Circuit Breaker
  • Switch Point

AUTOMOTIVE

  • Fob Slot Key (Dashboard)
  • Seat
  • Ambiance / Lighting
  • Soft Top
  • Trunk

MATERIAL HANDLING

  • Aerial Work Platfrom Power Source
  • Control Panel

PASSENGER ACCESS

  • Free access
  • Restricted access
  • Station platform screen door

VEHICLES ACCESS

  • Rapid Doors
  • Parking barrier
  • Toll barrier

BUILDING EFFICIENCY

  • Anti smoke shutter for shops
  • CCTV
  • Air & Gas
  • Cold Air
  • Hot Air
  • Automated pergola

INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

  • Conveyor
  • Logistics Robots
  • High speed doors
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