A key switch or lock switch setup is an ideal way to enhance the security and safety of various important - or potentially hazardous - workplace systems and mechanisms. Our selection of key switches and covers is sourced from leading brands known for reliability, durability and quality, including APEM, C&K, Honeywell, Omron, Lorlin, Saia-Burgess and NKK Switches.
Key switches or lock switches include a range of switch types that can only be actuated when used simultaneously with a physical key. This helps prevent unauthorised access to (or accidental triggering of) whichever system, machinery or process is controlled by the key switch actuator mechanism.
Key switches are widely used in processes such as automation control, comms systems, fire and security alarm panels, power distribution, and automatic door controls. Important factors to consider when buying key switches online include: