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Metal Pushbutton Switches

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IP Rating
IP Rating Dust & Water Proof Rating / Ingress Rating

  • IP65 (front)
  • IP67 (front)

Panel Cut-out

  • Ø 8mm
  • Ø 10mm
  • Ø 12mm
  • Ø 16mm
  • Ø 19mm
  • Ø 22mm
  • Ø 25mm
  • Ø 28mm
  • Ø 30mm
  • Ø 39mm
  • Ø 40mm

# of NO Contacts

  • 1
  • 2

# of NC Contacts

  • 1
  • 2

What are Anti Vandal Switches?

Metal Push Button Switches or anti-vandal switches are hardwearing and durable metal panel mount components, designed to operate a key function or simply turn a device on/off. Metal Push button switches or anti-vandal switches can be found in a range of applications, used by all industries for a wide range of electronic devices for commercial or domestic use. Anti-vandal switches are commonly used for applications with constant high usage, often located in public spaces where a robust or weatherproof switch is required.

RJS Electronics Ltd supplies a wide range of metal panel mount push button switches (anti-vandal switches) suitable for a wide range of industries and appliances. We have a range of options available to help find the correct push button metal (anti-vandal) switch best suitable for your design.

How to find the right metal push button switches for your project:

When selecting a metal Push Button Switches for your project, here are a few things to consider.

  • Metal or Plastic
  • Size
  • Momentary push switch or Latching push switch
  • LED Options
  • Finish (we offer a range of metal finishes and plastic switches)
  • Custom Options (Etching, stamping and connectors)

We offer a wide range of push button switches ideal for large or small domestic or commercial appliances used by a variety of industries.


Metal or Plastic?

Select from metal or plastic material for your push button switch.

Our metal push button switches are available in a variety of sizes and finishes. Often, when ‘antivandal’ switches are mentioned, we are often referring to metal push button switches.

Metal switches are hardwearing and ideal for devices that require repetitive/high usage, for example, pedestrian crossings, coffee machines, lifts, door entry systems or even push to start button engines in cars. our anti-vandal push button switches available in brushed steel / stainless steel, anodised aluminium, and brass.

Plastic push button switches are available in a variety of sizes and support a range of LED options or smart caps.


Select from 8mm – 40mm panel cut out, catering to the smallest and compact device to the larger devices.

Momentary or Latching:

Select from momentary or latching functioning metal push button switches.

Many of our anti-vandal switches are ‘momentary’ meaning when pressed they immediately spring back returning to their natural state.

Latching metal anti-vandal push button switches means that when they are first pressed, the central part of the switch stays down (latched) and requires to be pressed again to return to its normal state.

LED illumination Options:

We have filtered our LED options into two main categories.

  1. LED Illumination of Ring, Dot, Power or Custom Symbol
  2. Many of our metal switches are available with Single LED illumination, Bi-Colour LED illumination and/or RGB. We have shown on all the LED colour options on the single product page.

Alternatively, all our metal push button switches are available without LED illumination.

IP Rating

When selecting a metal switch for your design, don’t forget to check the IP Rating. Require a waterproof 12v switch? – Not a problem!

See all IP ratings below!

IP65 Dust-tight, protected against water projected from a nozzle.
IP66 Dust-tight and protected against powerful water jets.
IP67 Dust-tight and protected from water immersion for 30 minutes between depths of 150mm – 1000mm.
IP68 Dust-tight and protected against continuous water immersion.


Custom Options:

Let us help you make your design stand out! We have a variety of custom options available. Here is a quick snapshot of what is possible, speak to directly with our Sales Engineers.

Wiring –  We are able to provide wiring and connectors with our panel-mount, metal push button switches. If this is something you’re looking for, mention this to our Sales Engineer, when making an enquiry.

Finishes – Many of our push button, metal switches are available in a variety of finishes such as Brushed Steel, Black Anodised, brass finish or even metal colour finish to support your design. Our stainless steel push button switches are the most popular, but we have seen an increase in coloured anodised options particularly black finishes.

Stamping/ Etching – Many of our anti-vandal push buttons, metal switches can support custom etching/stamping of your choice. Our Sales Engineers can provide detailed drawings and information about all the possibilities to support your design.

Terminal Options

See the terminal options available listed under more information, on the single product page. We regularly update information about our products and services. Select from:

  • Solder-lug terminals
  • Screw fit terminals
  • Pushfit connector
  • Terminal Block
  • Connector Type
  • Quick Connect
  • Soldering

Can’t see the terminal option? Contact us today!


How to place an order?

RJS Electronics have been an electronics components distributor for nearly 20 years!

There are many ways to place an order and enquire about our push button metal

We operate Monday – Thursday 8 am – 5 pm and Fridays 8 am – 4.30 pm, call us on +44 (0)1234 213600 to speak to our Sales Engineers or e-mail us on [email protected] alternatively, leave us a message using our online contact form.

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