Switches & Keypads

Stortech offers a comprehensive range covering all switch types. As with all our products, we can offer generic or customised switches. Bespoke products can involve anything from the simple to the complex and may include, for example, using a different actuator, adjusting force and/or adding cables and connectors.

Please contact our sales team to discuss your specific requirements.

Stortech also supplies a wide range of Keypads:-

Advanced plastic and silicone rubber, special surface coatings available, and Phosphorescent Keys provide an individual finish. Laser etching makes any legends hardwearing, Epoxy Coated for longer life.

We also offer 3D protruding and concave printed keypads and can even mix and match finishes to meet your specific requirements.

Keypads are normally customers specific, so please contact our sales team to discuss your requirements.

Please see all features and benefits below

Vandal resistant

Our range of vandal-resistant keypads and switches that are designed to withstand harsh environments, ensuring reliable performance and durability in even the most demanding applications.

IP rated

Our selection of IP rated switches and keypads are designed and tested to meet stringent environmental standards, ensuring that they provide reliable performance in harsh conditions and are fully protected against dust, moisture, and other elements

Fully bespoke to match your brief

Our team of experts specialise in creating bespoke switch assemblies and keypads to meet your unique specifications and requirements, ensuring that you receive the right solution for your project

Hardwearing – longer life span

We offer a selection of long-lasting and hardwearing switches and keypads that are engineered with high-quality materials and advanced technology to ensure exceptional durability and reliability

Relevant/industry specific approvals

All our switches and keypads can be fully certified to meet industry standards and product approvals, ensuring that you receive reliable and safe products for your critical applications

In-house tooling

Stortech provides in-house tooling capabilities, allowing us to design and produce custom switches and keypads with precision and efficiency, resulting in high-quality products

Switches & Keypad Options

We have a range of switches & keypads to offer, have a look through them
and let us know which suits your needs best.

Micro Switches

We have a huge range available in standard generic body sizes. With a variety of actuators including plungers, the range with levers includes rollers, thin levers, wide levers, levers with hooks and many more. We also offer sealed Micro Switches. Please contact our sales office to discuss your specific requirements.

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Limit Switch

We can tool to deliver any type of switch. This picture shows a large plunger on top of a standard micro switch which has been designed so that the plunger is very solid and cannot work loose over time. The top roller has been tested to withstand years of use. We can often source alternatives which are backwards compatible with many leading brands at a more cost-effective price.

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Key Switches

The range is available in a variety of styles and sizes. Keys can be common, master etc. We have shown Key Switches with wires and connectors but terminations can vary. We can also supply camlocks. Please contact our sales team for further information.

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Rocker Switch

These are available in a choice of colours, sizes and ratings. Please contact our sales team for further information.

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Illuminated Switches

Available in a range of shapes, sizes and ratings. Can be back-lit by LED or with the LED as an indicator only on a solid body colour switch. The range we can supply is vast. Please contact our sales team with your specific requirements.

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We also offer 3D protruding and concave printed keypads and can even mix and match finishes to meet your specific requirements.

Shown here is one of the many styles and finishes available. Keypads are normally customers specific so please contact our sales team about your requirements.

Type: Keypads

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Switches & Keypad FAQs

What is a membrane keypad?

A membrane keypad is a type of keypad that uses a thin, flexible membrane with printed circuits and symbols that are activated by pressing on the keypad. Membrane keypads are commonly used in electronic devices such as remote controls, medical devices, and industrial equipment.

What is a tactile switch?

A tactile switch is a switch that provides feedback to the user when pressed, giving a tactile sensation such as a click or snap. Tactile switches are commonly used in keyboards and other input devices where users need to know that a key has been pressed.

What is a capacitive touch switch?

A capacitive touch switch is a type of switch that uses the electrical properties of the human body to detect when a switch is touched. Capacitive touch switches are commonly used in touchscreens and other electronic devices.

What is a LED backlight keypad?

An LED backlight keypad is a keypad with backlighting that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to illuminate the keys. LED backlight keypads are commonly used in low-light environments and are available in a range of colours.

What is a matrix keypad?

A matrix keypad is a type of keypad that uses a grid of buttons arranged in rows and columns. Each button corresponds to a unique combination of row and column, allowing multiple buttons to be pressed at the same time.

What is the lifespan of a keypad?

The lifespan of a keypad depends on various factors, such as the quality of the materials used, the frequency of use, and the environment in which it is used. In general, a well-made keypad can last for several years or more.

Can a keypad be customized with a company logo or design?

Yes, keypads can be customized with a company logo or design. Customization options may include colours, symbols, and fonts. Customized keypads can be used to promote brand identity and enhance user experience. Contact one of our team members today for more information regarding custom keypads and membranes.

Are keypads waterproof?

Some keypads are waterproof or water-resistant, depending on the design and materials used. Waterproof keypads are commonly used in outdoor and marine environments where they may be exposed to water or other liquids.

What is the difference between a membrane switch and a mechanical switch?

A membrane switch is a type of switch that uses a thin, flexible membrane to activate a circuit, while a mechanical switch uses a physical mechanism to activate the circuit. Membrane switches are typically quieter and more lightweight than mechanical switches, while mechanical switches are known for their durability and tactile feedback.


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