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Rotary Switch Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of rotary switch manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source rotary switch manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate rotary switch companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture rotary switches for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading rotary switch manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for electronic rotary switches, rotary limit switches, or rotary electric switches.

  • Eden Prairie, MN 800-806-6113

    The electric switches that we offer here at ALUDEC USA cannot be topped by the competition. We breathe and live precision and that means our products are at the top of the line at all times. It is our goal that each and every customer has their expectations exceeded so that we keep you coming back to us for all of your electric switch needs. Contact us via telephone or email or visit our website today to learn more about how we may be able to assist you!

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  • Syosset, NY 516-921-9111

    We manufacture electrical switches—miniature switches, pushbutton switches, rocker switches, toggle switches and slide switches plus dip, key, sealed, snap-action and tact switches. Shogyo International Corporation also produces custom or standard electric transformers, power supplies, power cords, electronic connectors and more. Contact us with your needs.

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  • Everett, WA 425-259-0194

    Sea-Dog® is a leading provider of marine and industrial hardware. Our product line includes a wide variety of switches such as toggle switches, rocker switches key switches, foot switches, safety kill switches, bilge pump switches and pushbutton switches.

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  • Detroit, MI 313-214-2877

    Park Detroit manufactures both high- and medium-voltage switch gear and vacuum switches as well as high- and medium-voltage bus ducts. Check out our website or give us a call today for more information.

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  • Fairfield, NJ 800-882-7584

    We are a manufacturer of a range of electric switches. Mennekes offers thousands of assorted styles of wiring devices, switched and interlocked receptacles, power-rack systems, and motor disconnect switches. As an ISO 9001 production facility, you can count on our quality electrical switches.

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  • Madison Heights, MI 248-399-7500

    McNaughton-McKay Electric Company is prominent player in the electrical distribution industry is marked by exceptional leadership, sound business principals, clear vision, superior customer service, best in class suppliers and most importantly outstanding employees. McNaughton McKay is a stocking distributor of a wide range of electrical hardware, cordsets, controls & software.

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Rotary Switch

A rotary switch is an electric switch that is operated by rotating a control knob that is connected to circuitry. Rotary switches can be either manually or automatically operated. They are an economical, reliable tool in many applications through industry and commerce as well as in consumer products contexts.

There are many different kinds of rotary switches, and they can be found in many contexts. One of the most recognizable rotary switch varieties are light dimmer switches. This electric switch variety is among the simplest and most affordable. Rotary light dimmer switches can be found in homes and all kinds of places of business. They are used in offices, industrial facilities, theaters, movie sets and in many other settings. In addition to their widespread use as dimmer switches, rotary switches are widely used in many other contexts. They can be affixed to musical instruments and sound mixing boards as volume adjustment switches. They can also be used for the same purpose on personal audio equipment in home stereo systems and in automotive audio equipment. Rotary switches are often found on switch panels in airplanes, multi-frequency radios, televisions and many other electronic utilities. Rotary switches can also be designed with access inhibitors. For example, a car ignition switch can only be accessed by a specially designed key. Similar designs are employed on circuit breakers in large buildings and on many kinds of heavy equipment.

A rotary switch consists of a shaft, the "rotor," that has a contact arm, the "spoke," that projects from its surface. Rotary switches have an array of contacts arranged in a full or partial circle around the rotor, connecting the switch to any number of different electrical circuits. Rotary switches are much more advanced and complex than simpler switch varieties like toggle switches. While toggle switches are usually single pole, single throw (SPST) devices, rotary switches are capable of controlling complex circuits, which often can be integrated with responsive software. This is often true in car stereo systems that feature maximum volume levels despite the continuous rotation of the attached rotary switch. While some rotary switches can be used to control very complex equipment, others can be used to control comparatively simple circuits. In an electric stove, for example, rotary switches simply allow or restrict the flow of electricity to the stove’s heating coils. Rotary switches are an effective and efficient circuitry control tool.



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Rotary Switches - Sytek Enterprises Inc.
Rotary Switches - United Electric Controls Co.
Rotary Switches - United Electric Controls Co.