C&K offers a collection of technical resources to make life easier for our customers.

Tools such as 3D models and competitor cross-referencing support the designer by offering alternative part numbers and providing CAD files for a wide range of our switch types.

The certifications pages provide information on the various certifications held by C&K and their relevance to the customer’s end product, while the IP ratings charts explain how the various IP rating levels relate to protection against water and dust ingress.

A glossary of terms helps the user navigate the various terms related to products in our industry, and the frequently asked questions pages provide a useful reference source based on other users’ experiences when buying or using our products.

These pages have been designed specifically to make our customers’ lives easier – and we hope you find them useful.

3D models - link to download 3D models in over 100+ type of formats



Competitor Cross Reference - link to cross competitors to C&K part numbers

Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQs) - common questions about switches and connectors

Glossary - common terms used in industry

IP Ratings - chart to explain IP ratings

Hardware Information - hardware information about Dress Nuts, Knurled Nuts, Locking Rings, Lockwashers, and Mounting Nuts

Technical Data - technical data about Agency Approvals, ISO/QS, Contact Material, Tact Switches, RoHS Definitions and Specifications, Wiring for 3-way Switches, and Mode of Switching

Recommendation of Use - information about handling and storage of Switches