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As an official distributor for Bulgin & Arcolectric, CML, Cherry, ABB, Eaton, Honeywell, Tranilamp and Schurter, we have access to many different types of switches suitable for numerous applications.
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E. Preston Electrical


What is a Switch?

A switch is an electrical component that will either connect or disconnect the conducting path in an electrical circuit. The electrical current is either interrupted or diverted from one conductor to another.

What Do We Supply?

We supply an extensive range of switches for a variety of markets and applications.
These include:
Push Button switches
Piezo switches
Vandal Resistant switches
Toggle switches
Slide switches
Micro switches
Rocker switches
Safety switches
Limit switches
Rotary switches

Why Choose E. Preston?

Our switch range has been created to meet the design requirements of a wide variety of applications for our customers, ranging from medical and industrial to marine and commercial electronics. The range and the choice we have available may mean that E. Preston will be your only choice for switches.

Each switch is available in an array of options including: front and rear panel mounted versions; different profile types including prominent, domed and low profile; a variety of materials such as rugged stainless steel anti- vandal options. Multiple switching options are also available along with IP66, IP67 & IP68 sealed variants in addition to momentary and latching actuation. Illumination versions are available in dot and ring LED indication and a selection of illuminating colours, including bi-colour and tri-colour. Newer versions also feature LED illumination driven by 6V, 12V and 18V.

As an official distributor for Bulgin & Arcolectric, CML, Cherry, ABB, Eaton, Honeywell, Tranilamp and Schurter, we have access to many different types of switches suitable for numerous applications. Our range and choice are second to none, so you won’t have to go anywhere else for your requirements. Add in the convenience of next day delivery, alongside a team that can provide expert technical assistance and support over the phone if required, and you will have the peace of mind that you are being well looked after.
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Crouzet Microswitch Range

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.

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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