The SWTW Series of sealed switches was expanded to include: SWTW-S side actuation surface mount 6.2mm x 6.2mm switch; SWTW-K top actuation through-hole switch in an 8mm x 8mm configuration; and SWTW-R side actuation through-hole switch in an 8mm x 8mm configuration. The SWT8 Series switches measure 6.2mm x 6.2mm with a 2.4mm and 2.8mm square stem. The switch includes an expanded number of actuation forces ranging from 100gf to 520gf. Available configurations for the SWT8 Series include: SWT8-R side actuation through-hole; SWT8-V top actuation through-hole; SWT8-M top actuation surface mount. Square and round caps are available for the 2.4mm square stem. The caps, with SWT8-C part number designation, are offered in a variety of colors. Specific applications for the tactile switches include: (appliances) dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, paper shredders, and coffee makers; (medical devices) digital thermometers, blood pressure measurement, and medication dispensing machines; (personal electronics) LCD monitors, remote controls, and set-top boxes; cameras, MP3 players, video keyboards; and (automotive) radios, steering wheel controls, and CD players. All devices in the tactile switch product family are RoHS-compliant and meet or exceed competitor performance specifications.