What you Need to Know About PCB Switch

PCB switches can be used to control power supplies and switching circuits, which is why they are commonly found in devices like computers, cell phones, televisions and more.

At PCBTok, we’re excited to help you find the perfect PCB switch for your project. Our team of experienced designers will work with you to make sure that your design is exactly what you want, and our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will bring it to life.

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PCBTok | Specialized Supplier of PCB Switch

PCBTok is a specialized supplier of PCB switch. We offer high quality products at competitive prices with professional services. Our main goal is to provide our customers with high quality and reliable PCB switches.

PCBTok has been in this field for many years, and we are proud of the fact that we have been able to establish a good reputation for ourselves over time. We offer you a variety of different types of switches including slide, rocker, pushbutton and toggle switches.

PCBTok want to make sure that our customers get the best possible experience when shopping with us which is why we make sure that our customer service team is always available during office hours if you have any questions or concerns about any part of your order process so feel free to contact us any time!

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PCB Switch By Types

Slide Switches

A type of switch that uses a slider to make and break an electrical connection. They are usually used on printed circuit boards

Tactile Switches

They allow users to know when they have pressed the switch and they provide a tactile response when the button is pressed.

DIP & Coded Rotary Switches

This device is like a rotary switch, except the outputs are binary encoded to reduce the number of terminations required.

Toggle Switches

A switch to an electrical circuit that have a lever that can be pushed up and down or left and right to change the state of the circuit.

Pushbutton Switches

Used in a wide variety of applications from home appliances to industrial equipment as well as medical devices and control systems.

MEC Switches

MEC switches have an advantage over other types of switches because they can handle higher voltages and currents.

What are PCB Switch Importance in Devices?

In order to understand the importance of PCB switches, it is necessary to understand a little bit about the concept of switch theory. The idea behind switch theory is that a switch can be turned on or off in order to control the flow of current through a circuit. In electronics, switches are used for turning on and off both AC and DC circuits.

The most common types of switches used in electronics are mechanical, electromechanical and solid state. Mechanical switches are made up of moving parts and can be either single pole or double pole. They are used in devices such as doorbells and light dimmers.

Electromechanical switches use magnetic force to turn on or off an electrical signal. Solid state switches have no moving parts and are made up of semiconductors such as silicon-based transistors which allow them to be smaller than other types of switches while still being able to handle high voltages with ease.

What are PCB Switch Importance in Devices
What are PCB Switch Applications and Benefits

What are PCB Switch Applications and Benefits?

PCB switches are a key component of any circuit board. They are used to control the flow of current in a circuit and are typically connected to other components on a PCB, such as transistors and resistors. Switching is an essential part of any device that requires energy to operate.

PCB switches come in many different types, but they all perform essentially the same function: controlling power and allowing it to flow through a circuit when needed. Switches come in many different forms, but they all have the same function; to make or break an electrical connection. This is usually done by moving a lever or sliding a metal blade between two contacts that are connected by wires.

How does a PCB Switch Work?

A PCB switch is a device that allows you to control the flow of electricity through your home. It does this by turning on or off the flow of power at different points in your home’s circuitry, allowing you to isolate specific functions or areas of a house.

The basic function of a PCB switch is to provide electrical isolation between two points in your house’s circuitry, allowing you to turn off power to one area without affecting the rest of your house. In this way, PCB switches can be used to prevent fires and other damage caused by improper wiring or short circuits.

How does a PCB Switch Work

PCBTok's Savvy and Secure PCB Switch

PCBTok's Savvy and Secure PCB Switch
Savvy and Secure PCB Switch from PCBTok (1)

When you’re trying to make a PCB, it can be difficult to figure out how you should connect the components. PCBTok’s switch PCBs are designed to make it easy for anyone to create high quality boards quickly and easily.

The PCBTok uses state-of-the-art technology to provide a secure connection between components. It also ensures that all connections are made correctly so that you don’t have to worry about frying your board when you turn it on or off.

If there’s one thing that we know about electronics, it’s that they aren’t perfect. That’s why PCBTok made sure that our switch PCBs are built with this in mind: they are guaranteed not to fail under any circumstances!

Switch PCB Fabrication

Plate Mounted Switch and PCB Mounted Switch Difference

Plate-mounted switches are easier to manufacture than PCB-mounted switches, but they have some drawbacks as well. They can only be used in certain applications because they do not allow for easy access to the rear side of the switch or to components mounted near it. In addition, there are limited options for mounting holes for mounting screws; this limits flexibility in mounting options unless special hardware is used instead.

PCB-mounted switches offer more flexibility than plate-mounted switches because they can be mounted anywhere on a printed circuit board that has space available for mounting holes and leads. They also allow easy access to both sides of an IC or other component without having to drill any holes through it first; this can save time during assembly for later in the manufacturing process.

Tips on How to Mount your PCB Switch

The PCB switch is a type of switch that connects to a circuit board. The circuitry for the switch is typically built into the circuit board. This makes it easier to install than other types of switches, because there is no need for additional wiring or wiring connections.

Mounting your PCB switch is an essential step in the process of making a functional circuit. If you don’t mount it properly, it will not work, and you will have wasted a lot of time.
When mounting your PCB switch, there are three main considerations:

  • The height of your switch
  • The width of your switch
  • Where exactly on the board you will be mounting the switch
Savvy and Secure PCB Switch from PCBTok
Savvy and Secure PCB Switch from PCBTok

PCBTok presents the Savvy and Secure PCB Switch, a high-quality switch PCBs. This product features a rugged metal enclosure and internal copper tabs for reliable electrical performance.

Switch PCB Production Details As Following Up

NO Item Technical Specification
Standard Advanced
1 Layer Count 1-20 layers 22-40 layer
2 Base Material KB、Shengyi、ShengyiSF305、FR408、FR408HR、IS410、FR406、GETEK、370HR、IT180A、Rogers4350、Rogers400、PTFE Laminates(Rogers series、Taconic series、Arlon series、Nelco series)、Rogers/Taconic/Arlon/Nelco laminate with FR-4 material(including partial Ro4350B hybrid laminating with FR-4)
3 PCB Type Rigid PCB/FPC/Flex-Rigid Backplane、HDI、High multi-layer blind&buried PCB、Embedded Capacitance、Embedded resistance board 、Heavy copper power PCB、Backdrill.
4 Lamination type Blind&buried via type Mechanical blind&burried vias with less than 3 times laminating Mechanical blind&burried vias with less than 2 times laminating
HDI PCB 1+n+1,1+1+n+1+1,2+n+2,3+n+3(n buried vias≤0.3mm),Laser blind via can be filling plating 1+n+1,1+1+n+1+1,2+n+2,3+n+3(n buried vias≤0.3mm),Laser blind via can be filling plating
5 Finished Board Thickness 0.2-3.2mm 3.4-7mm
6 Minimum Core Thickness 0.15mm(6mil) 0.1mm(4mil)
7 Copper Thickness Min. 1/2 OZ, Max. 4 OZ Min. 1/3 OZ, Max. 10 OZ
8 PTH Wall 20um(0.8mil) 25um(1mil)
9 Maximum Board Size 500*600mm(19”*23”) 1100*500mm(43”*19”)
10 Hole Min laser drilling size 4mil 4mil
Max laser drilling size 6mil 6mil
Max aspect ratio for Hole plate 10:1(hole diameter>8mil) 20:1
Max aspect ratio for laser via filling plating 0.9:1(Depth included copper thickness) 1:1(Depth included copper thickness)
Max aspect ratio for mechanical depth-
control drilling board(Blind hole drilling depth/blind hole size)
0.8:1(drilling tool size≥10mil) 1.3:1(drilling tool size≤8mil),1.15:1(drilling tool size≥10mil)
Min. depth of Mechanical depth-control(back drill) 8mil 8mil
Min gap between hole wall and
conductor (None blind and buried via PCB)
7mil(≤8L),9mil(10-14L),10mil(>14L) 5.5mil(≤8L),6.5mil(10-14L),7mil(>14L)
Min gap between hole wall conductor (Blind and buried via PCB) 8mil(1 times laminating),10mil(2 times laminating), 12mil(3 times laminating) 7mil(1 time laminating), 8mil(2 times laminating), 9mil(3 times laminating)
Min gab between hole wall conductor(Laser blind hole buried via PCB) 7mil(1+N+1);8mil(1+1+N+1+1 or 2+N+2) 7mil(1+N+1);8mil(1+1+N+1+1 or 2+N+2)
Min space between laser holes and conductor 6mil 5mil
Min space between hole walls in different net 10mil 10mil
Min space between hole walls in the same net 6mil(thru-hole& laser hole PCB),10mil(Mechanical blind&buried PCB) 6mil(thru-hole& laser hole PCB),10mil(Mechanical blind&buried PCB)
Min space bwteen NPTH hole walls 8mil 8mil
Hole location tolerance ±2mil ±2mil
NPTH tolerance ±2mil ±2mil
Pressfit holes tolerance ±2mil ±2mil
Countersink depth tolerance ±6mil ±6mil
Countersink hole size tolerance ±6mil ±6mil
11 Pad(ring) Min Pad size for laser drillings 10mil(for 4mil laser via),11mil(for 5mil laser via) 10mil(for 4mil laser via),11mil(for 5mil laser via)
Min Pad size for mechanical drillings 16mil(8mil drillings) 16mil(8mil drillings)
Min BGA pad size HASL:10mil, LF HASL:12mil, other surface technics are 10mil(7mil is ok for flash gold) HASL:10mil, LF HASL:12mil, other surface technics are 7mi
Pad size tolerance(BGA) ±1.5mil(pad size≤10mil);±15%(pad size>10mil) ±1.2mil(pad size≤12mil);±10%(pad size≥12mil)
12 Width/Space Internal Layer 1/2OZ:3/3mil 1/2OZ:3/3mil
1OZ: 3/4mil 1OZ: 3/4mil
2OZ: 4/5.5mil 2OZ: 4/5mil
3OZ: 5/8mil 3OZ: 5/8mil
4OZ: 6/11mil 4OZ: 6/11mil
5OZ: 7/14mil 5OZ: 7/13.5mil
6OZ: 8/16mil 6OZ: 8/15mil
7OZ: 9/19mil 7OZ: 9/18mil
8OZ: 10/22mil 8OZ: 10/21mil
9OZ: 11/25mil 9OZ: 11/24mil
10OZ: 12/28mil 10OZ: 12/27mil
External Layer 1/3OZ:3.5/4mil 1/3OZ:3/3mil
1/2OZ:3.9/4.5mil 1/2OZ:3.5/3.5mil
1OZ: 4.8/5mil 1OZ: 4.5/5mil
1.43OZ(positive):4.5/7 1.43OZ(positive):4.5/6
1.43OZ(negative ):5/8 1.43OZ(negative ):5/7
2OZ: 6/8mil 2OZ: 6/7mil
3OZ: 6/12mil 3OZ: 6/10mil
4OZ: 7.5/15mil 4OZ: 7.5/13mil
5OZ: 9/18mil 5OZ: 9/16mil
6OZ: 10/21mil 6OZ: 10/19mil
7OZ: 11/25mil 7OZ: 11/22mil
8OZ: 12/29mil 8OZ: 12/26mil
9OZ: 13/33mil 9OZ: 13/30mil
10OZ: 14/38mil 10OZ: 14/35mil
13 Dimension Tolerance Hole Position 0.08 ( 3 mils)
Conductor Width(W) 20% Deviation of Master
1mil Deviation of Master
Outline Dimension 0.15 mm ( 6 mils) 0.10 mm ( 4 mils)
Conductors & Outline
( C – O )
0.15 mm ( 6 mils) 0.13 mm ( 5 mils)
Warp and Twist 0.75% 0.50%
14 Solder Mask Max drilling tool size for via filled with Soldermask (single side) 35.4mil 35.4mil
Soldermask color Green, Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow,Purple matte/glossy
Silkscreen color White, Black,Blue,Yellow
Max hole size for via filled with Blue glue aluminium 197mil 197mil
Finish hole size for via filled with resin  4-25.4mil  4-25.4mil
Max aspect ratio for via filled with resin board 8:1 12:1
Min width of soldermask bridge Base copper≤0.5 oz、Immersion Tin: 7.5mil(Black), 5.5mil(Other color) , 8mil( on copper area)
Base copper≤0.5 oz、Finish treatment not Immersion Tin : 5.5 mil(Black,extremity 5mil), 4mil(Other
color,extremity 3.5mil) , 8mil( on copper area
Base coppe 1 oz: 4mil(Green), 5mil(Other color) , 5.5mil(Black,extremity 5mil),8mil( on copper area)
Base copper 1.43 oz: 4mil(Green), 5.5mil(Other color) , 6mil(Black), 8mil( on copper area)
Base copper 2 oz-4 oz: 6mil, 8mil( on copper area)
15 Surface Treatment Lead free Flash gold(electroplated gold)、ENIG、Hard gold、Flash gold、HASL Lead free、OSP、ENEPIG、Soft gold、Immersion silver、Immersion Tin、ENIG+OSP,ENIG+Gold finger,Flash gold(electroplated gold)+Gold finger,Immersion silver+Gold finger,Immersion Tin+Gold finge
Leaded Leaded HASL
Aspect ratio 10:1(HASL Lead free、HASL Lead、ENIG、Immersion Tin、Immersion silver、ENEPIG);8:1(OSP)
Max finished size HASL Lead 22″*39″;HASL Lead free 22″*24″;Flash gold 24″*24″;Hard gold 24″*28″;ENIG 21″*27″;Flash gold(electroplated gold) 21″*48″;Immersion Tin 16″*21″;Immersion silver 16″*18″;OSP 24″*40″;
Min finished size HASL Lead 5″*6″;HASL Lead free 10″*10″;Flash gold 12″*16″;Hard gold 3″*3″;Flash gold(electroplated gold) 8″*10″;Immersion Tin 2″*4″;Immersion silver 2″*4″;OSP 2″*2″;
PCB thickness HASL Lead 0.6-4.0mm;HASL Lead free 0.6-4.0mm;Flash gold 1.0-3.2mm;Hard gold 0.1-5.0mm;ENIG 0.2-7.0mm;Flash gold(electroplated gold) 0.15-5.0mm;Immersion Tin 0.4-5.0mm;Immersion silver 0.4-5.0mm;OSP 0.2-6.0mm
Max high to gold finger 1.5inch
Min space between gold fingers 6mil
Min block space to gold fingers 7.5mil
16 V-Cutting Panel Size 500mm X 622 mm  ( max. ) 500mm X 800 mm ( max. )
Board Thickness 0.50 mm (20mil) min. 0.30 mm (12mil) min.
Remain Thickness 1/3 board thickness 0.40 +/-0.10mm( 16+/-4 mil )
Tolerance ±0.13 mm(5mil) ±0.1 mm(4mil)
Groove Width 0.50 mm (20mil) max. 0.38 mm (15mil) max.
Groove to Groove 20 mm (787mil) min. 10 mm (394mil) min.
Groove to Trace 0.45 mm(18mil) min. 0.38 mm(15mil) min.
17 Slot Slot size tol.L≥2W PTH Slot: L:+/-0.13(5mil) W:+/-0.08(3mil) PTH Slot: L:+/-0.10(4mil) W:+/-0.05(2mil)
NPTH slot(mm) L+/-0.10 (4mil) W:+/-0.05(2mil) NPTH slot(mm) L:+/-0.08 (3mil) W:+/-0.05(2mil)
18 Min Spacing from hole edge to hole edge 0.30-1.60 (Hole Diameter) 0.15mm(6mil) 0.10mm(4mil)
1.61-6.50 (Hole Diameter) 0.15mm(6mil) 0.13mm(5mil)
19 Min spacing between hole edge to circuitry pattern PTH hole: 0.20mm(8mil) PTH hole: 0.13mm(5mil)
NPTH hole: 0.18mm(7mil) NPTH hole: 0.10mm(4mil)
20 Image transfer Registration tol Circuit pattern vs.index hole 0.10(4mil) 0.08(3mil)
Circuit pattern vs.2nd drill hole 0.15(6mil) 0.10(4mil)
21 Registration tolerance of front/back image 0.075mm(3mil) 0.05mm(2mil)
22 Multilayers Layer-layer misregistration 4layers: 0.15mm(6mil)max. 4layers: 0.10mm(4mil) max.
6layers: 0.20mm(8mil)max. 6layers: 0.13mm(5mil) max.
8layers: 0.25mm(10mil)max. 8layers: 0.15mm(6mil) max.
Min. Spacing from Hole Edge to Innerlayer Pattern 0.225mm(9mil) 0.15mm(6mil)
Min.Spacing from Outline to Innerlayer Pattern 0.38mm(15mil) 0.225mm(9mil)
Min. board thickness 4layers:0.30mm(12mil) 4layers:0.20mm(8mil)
6layers:0.60mm(24mil) 6layers:0.50mm(20mil)
8layers:1.0mm(40mil) 8layers:0.75mm(30mil)
Board thickness tolerance 4layers:+/-0.13mm(5mil) 4layers:+/-0.10mm(4mil)
6layers:+/-0.15mm(6mil) 6layers:+/-0.13mm(5mil)
8-12 layers:+/-0.20mm (8mil) 8-12 layers:+/-0.15mm (6mil)
23 Insulation Resistance 10KΩ~20MΩ(typical:5MΩ)
24 Conductivity <50Ω(typical:25Ω)
25 Test voltage 250V
26 Impedance control ±5ohm(<50ohm), ±10%(≥50ohm)

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