411: Latching vs Momentary Switches
The 411 about Latching and Momentary pushbutton Switches.
We offer a wide range of push-button switches which essentially support a function. Our push button switches are either momentary or latching.
Momentary push button switch means that the head of the switch springs back after being pressed.
Momentary push button switches are used for a wide range of domestic and commercial electronics devices. Momentary switches can be commonly found at traffic light crossings.
Latching push button switch means that the head of the switch will stay down. It will latch and requires to be pressed twice to return to its original state.
Latching push button switches are widely used for a range of domestic and commercial electronics devices.