C&K’s switch portfolio is comprised of high performance and high reliability switches for the mission critical applications found in the medical industry. Key attributes for medical products include high reliability, miniature size, long cycle life, sealing to IP67/IP68, and corrosion resistance against body fluids. C&K is uniquely positioned to add ress the needs of the medical device industry, whether the application is a surgical device in a hospital operating room or a vital signs monitor in the rapidly growing home health care market.
C&K is a market leader when it comes to high performance tact and pushbutton switches used for the man machine interface (MMI) on diagnostic equipment. C&K has a wide portfolio of high performance pushbutton switches, miniature and ultra-miniature tact switches, and illuminated and non-illuminated rocker switches for power buttons and menu selection keys on a variety of medical diagnostic equipment.
- Patient Monitor
- Clinical Lab Equipment
- X-Ray Equipment
- ECG Machines
- Ultrasound Equipment
Electro-surgery & Critical Care
C&K’s tact and pushbutton switches are well suited to the mission critical requirements of surgical and critical care equipment and are optimal choices for a variety of hand held instruments used in electro-surgery, defibrillators and endoscopy equipment. C&K miniature power switches are trusted to power ventilators and electro-surgery generators.
- Electro-surgery instruments
- Anesthesia & Ventilator Machines
- Endoscopy Equipment
- OR Equipment
Home Health Care & Hearing Aids
C&K is one of the market leaders for miniature and ultra-miniature tact and slide switches used on traditional Behind the Ear (BTE), Mini-BTE, and newer In the Ear (ITE) hearing aids as well as other home health care products.
- Blood Glucose Testers
- Pulse Oximeters
- Digital Thermometers
- Blood Pressure Monitors
- Hearing Aids
- Hearing Test Equipment
- Wearable Medical Devices
Market Leadership Through Design Innovation Founded in 1928, C&K is one of the world’s most trusted brands of highquality electromechanical switches. The company’s unmatched custom design capabilities are recognized globally by design engineers who demand reliable switch performance. C&K offers more than 55,000 standard products and 8.5 million switch combinations to companies that design, manufacture and distribute electronics products. Used in medical, automotive, industrial, IoT, wearables, telecom, consumer products, aerospace, and POS terminals, C&K products include tactile, pushbutton, snap-acting, toggle, rocker, detect, DIP, keyswitch, navigation, rotary, slide, switchlock, thumbwheel, smart card readers, high-rel connectors and custom assemblies.