MCS ES 18  Metal Switch Medium Stroke, Switching Voltage up to 35 VDC

Series: MCS ES 18

Metal Switch Medium Stroke, Switching Voltage up to 35 VDC

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  • Vandal-proof momentary switch with a diameter of 18 mm
  • Assembly by mounting with nut
  • Screw terminal


  • Housing material in high-quality stainless steel or aluminium
  • Rugged design, protection against vandalism
  • For use in harsh environments, both indoors and outdoors (see technical data)

Electrical Data

Contact Material Silver

Switching Voltage

min. 3 VAC/VDC

max. 35 VAC/VDC

Switching current

min. 5 mA AC/DC

max. 2 A AC/DC

Rated Switching Capacity

70 W AC/DC


200'000 actuations

Contact Resistance

< 50 mΩ

Insulation Resistance

> 1'000 MΩ

Duration of Bounce

< 10 ms

Mechanical Data

Actuating Force

4 N

Actuating Travel

1.8 mm


200'000 actuations

Shock Protection


Mounting screw torque

0.8 Nm

Climatical Data

Operating Temperature

-25 to 55 °C

Storage Temperature

-25 to 55 °C




Contact Material



Stainless Steel 

Actuator unlettered

Stainless Steel 

Detailed information on product approvals, code requirements, usage instructions and detailed test conditions can be looked up in  Details about Approvals
SCHURTER products are designed for use in industrial environments. They have approvals from independent testing bodies according to national and international standards. Products with specific characteristics and requirements such as required in the automotive sector according to IATF 16949, medical technology according to ISO 13485 or in the aerospace industry can be offered exclusively with customer-specific, individual agreements by SCHURTER.

Product standards

Product standards that are referenced

Organization Design Standard Description
Partners DIN_Certification_Body Designed according to EN 50102 Switches for appliances. Part 1. General requirements

Application standards

Application standards where the product can be used

Organization Design Standard Description
Partners IEC_Certification_Body Suitable for applications acc. IEC/UL 62368-1 Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment - Part 1: Safety requirements


The product complies with following Guide Lines

Identification Details Initiator Description
Environment_Safety RoHS_Logo_color_CMYK_tif SCHURTER AG Directive RoHS 2011/65/EU, Amendment (EU) 2015/863
Environment_Safety REACH SCHURTER AG On 1 June 2007, Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals 1 (abbreviated as "REACH") entered into force.


Dimension [mm]



Drilling diagram



- Actuating elements in ESD safe packaging
- Screw nuts and sealing rings in a bag (enclosd in the box)
- Micro switches (enclosed in the box)

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Switching current

Switching current

Current that flows through the contacts after closing and before opening

Switching Voltage

Switching Voltage

Voltage between the contacts before closing or after opening.

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[A]   [VAC/ VDC]              
2 A AC/DC 35 ␠ VAC/VDC Ag 1301.9560 ...
Nut with gasket are enclosed in the box.

Packaging unit 40 in cardboard box 


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