Push Button Caps

Push button caps are a type of push button that is used as a switch mechanism for controlling a machine or electrical process. Round push buttons are typically made out of hard material, usually plastic or metal.

How do push button caps work?

A push button switch is a small, sealed mechanism that completes an electric circuit when you press on it. When the circuit is connected, a small metal spring inside the push button makes contact with two wires, allowing the electricity to flow.

In industrial and commercial applications, push buttons can be connected together by a mechanical linkage so that the act of pushing one button causes the other button to be released.

What are push button caps used for?

Push button caps are used in a variety of different applications such as commonplace kitchen appliances, push-button telephones and calculators. Some of the most commonly used types of push button is a red push button. These are regularly used to facilitate the stopping of a machine, otherwise known as an emergency stop buttons and are used to maintain safety in electrical code.

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Description Price Accessory Type For Use With Cap Colour Dimensions Priced to Clear Lens Colour Lens Shape
RS Stock No. 123-9566
Mfr. Part No.UE200011
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Round Knob SPUN Series Black 10.2 (Dia.) x 14.5mm - - -
RS Stock No. 123-9567
Mfr. Part No.UJ206022
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Knob SPPJ3 Series Black 5 x 4.6 x 9mm - - -
RS Stock No. 123-9565
Mfr. Part No.UE201011
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Square Knob SPUN Series Black 12.3 x 7 x 10.5mm - - -