170/172-Series Datasheet

170/172-Series
Pushbutton Switches
The 170/172-Series pushbutton switches are single pole, high amperage switches
suitable for shallow back panel applications. These switches are momentary action
and require an actuation force of 2.5 lbs. The 170/172-Series switches are equipped
with a slow-make, slow-break contact mechanism and are rated at 15 amps at 125VAC.
Carling Technologies, Inc.
60 Johnson Avenue • Plainville, CT 06062-1177
Phone: (860) 793-9281 • Fax: (860) 793-9231
Email: sales@carlingtech.com • www.carlingtech.com
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Dielectric Strength
Mechanical Life
UL/CSA: 1000V - live to dead
metal parts
100,000 cycles
Operating Temperature
Electrical Life
32°F to 185°F (0°C to 85°C)
25,000 cycles - Momentary
172
CBL
1
Base Part Number
2
Cap Style/Color
2 CAP STYLE/COLOR1
CBL Black Plastic
CGN Green Plastic
CRD Red Plastic
CWH White Plastic
1 BASE PART NUMBER: SERIES/POLES/CIRCUITRY/
RATING/TERMINATION
10A 250VAC; 15A 125VAC
Single Pole
Solder Lug Wire Leads Screw Terms.
On-(Off) 170-B 170-A 170
Off-(On)
172-B 172-A 172
Notes:
1 When selection 2 is left blank, a standard nickel plated plunger is supplied.
( ) Indicates momentary function.
.285[7.24]
#6-32NC-2
THREAD
.122[3.10] DIA
.270[6.86] DIA
6.000[152.40]
15/32-32UNS-2A
THREAD
.140[3.56]
.500[12.70]
.190[4.83]
.345[8.76] DIA
SCREW
(ASSEMBLED)
SOLDER LUG
KEYWAY
.072[1.82]
X
.038[.965] DP
TERMINAL TYPE
.604[15.34]
.320[8.13]
.240[6.10]
9/16 HEX NUT
(1) REQ'D
.562[14.27]
1.382[35.10]
170
NICKEL PLATED
172
.500[12.70] DIA
MOUNTING HOLE
.062[1.57]
.576[14.63]
.460[11.68]
.370[9.40]
BINDING HEAD
SCREWS
.500[12.70]
DIA
170
*Manufacturer reserves the right to change product specification without prior notice.
WIRE LEAD
PLASTIC
172
.038[.965]
WITH KEYWAY
REV_SW_170/172_0912
60 Johnson Avenue • Plainville, CT 06062–1177 • Phone: (860) 793–9281 • Fax: (860) 793–9231
Email: sales@carlingtech.com • www.carlingtech.com