Press release BoxID: 551934 (Knitter-Switch, elektrotechnische Erzeugnisse Knitter & Co. KG)
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  • 85598 Baldham
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  • Irene Külb
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knitter-switch announces vandal and weather resistant metal keyboards

(PresseBox) (Baldham, ) .
- Stainless Steel
- Can be sealed to IP69K
- Low minimum quantity for full custom designs

knitter-switch, one of Europe's leading switch manufacturers, announces the YFT ME Series vandal resistant metal keyboards designed for use outdoors as well as in a wide variety of indoor applications where the environment can be "challenging" such as industrial automation equipment and automotive diagnostic systems.

Made from stainless steel, YFT ME Series keyboards are rated to IP65 as standard but can be sealed to IP69K as an option. knitter-switch offers a full custom design service for these metal keyboards with surprisingly small minimum order quantities.

The keyboards incorporate circular keys from 11 to 17mm diameter with the option of backlighting. According to knitter-switch, the keys have a lifetime up to 3 million cycles.

In addition to industrial automation equipment and automotive diagnostic systems, these metal keyboards are also suitable for many types of self-service machines, including bank cash machines, as well as pharmaceutical and telecommunications systems.

A wide range of standard DIL, TACT, Rotary Encoder, Toggle and Push-button Switches are available direct from knitter-switch and a number of distributors throughout Europe. Samples are usually available on next day delivery. For more information visit

Knitter-Switch, elektrotechnische Erzeugnisse Knitter & Co. KG

knitter-switch is one of Europe's leading switch manufacturers. Since its foundation in 1966, knitter-switch has remained at the forefront of switch technology and now provides an unrivalled range of switching solutions from basic toggle types to membranes and tactile switches for today's complex communications applications.

Knitter-switch has its headquarters near Munich and has subsidiary companies in the UK, Denmark, France and Asia and strategic alliances with a number of leading distributors. The company's website can be found on

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