Mil Spec MIL-DTL-3786 Mechanical Rotary Switch

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Rotary Switch Manufacturers

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A listing of all types of Mechanical Switch Manufacturers and Related sites, Component links and more.
The products the companies are listed under the manufacturers name.
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Rotary Switch Manufacturers

Rotary Switch Vendors:
Altech {Motor Disconnect Switches}

Arcolectric {Rotary Switches; 6 positions at 30 degree intervals and 6 terminals per switch}

Bourns Inc. {Rotary switches}

Carling Technologies {Four position single pole rotary switch; 1 to 4 amp, 125 to 250VAC}

Dailywell {Rotary Switches}

EATON {Open/Enclosed Rotary Switch Manufacturer; motor disconnect for equipment and machinery}

EECO Switch {Thumbwheel Switches, rotary DIP switches, Binary Coded Switches}

E-Switch {Industrial Rotary Switches, 25A, 2HP}

Gray Hill Inc {Rotary Switches}

Knitter-Switch {Rotary, Rotary Coded Switches}

Marquardt Switches {32 Position 5-bit encoder with independent Push NO contact}

Methode Electronics Inc. {Automotive Switch Manufacturer}

NKK Switches {Rotary Switches}

OTTO Engineering Inc.

Purdy Electronics Corp. {Rotary Dip-Thumb Wheel Switches}

Shallco {Precision Rotary/Detented Power/Snap-Action Power Switch}

Tyco Electronics {Rotary Switch Manufacturer}

Rotary switches may be panel mount as shown below or board mount.
Normally a rotary switch does not switch large current loads.

Military Standard Mechanical Stacked Rotary Switch

Military Specifications

MIL-DTL-21604; Switches, Rotary, Multipole and Selector, General Specification.
MIL-DTL-15291; Switches, Rotary, Snap Action and Detent/Spring Return Action, General Specification for.
MIL-DTL-15743; Switches, Rotary, Enclosed, Detail Specification.
MIL-DTL-3786; Switches, Rotary (Circuit Selector, Low-Current Capacity), General Specification
MIL-PRF-22710; Switches, Code Indicating Wheel (Printed Circuit), Thumbwheel and Push-Button
These standards may or may not be active, being controlled by the Department of Defense [DOD].

A general listing of Rotary Switch manufacturers and vendors. The types of Switch products or devices the manufacturer produces are listed under the company name.
Additional component manufacturers may be found by selecting the Components icon below, or Equipment manufacturers by selecting the OEM Equipment icon.

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