Product Focus: YB and YB2 Series Pushbuttons

Product Focus: YB and YB2 Series Pushbuttons

September 1, 2022 — Featuring our YB and YB2 Series Pushbuttons! These are ideal for applications requiring a sleek, compact design such as medical equipment.

The YB Series Product Sheet >

The YB2 Series Product Sheet >

  • IP65 Rated: Models with IP Rating are dust tight and splashproof with panel seal protection
  • Responsive Actuation: Crisp, audible, and tactile feedback matched with smooth operation due to snap-action contact mechanism
  • Brilliant Illumination: Various illumination options include bright or super bright in multiple LED colors. Nonilluminated also available
  • Assorted Custom Options: Offer round or square shapes, perfect for legends
  • Compact Design: Short behind panel depth of less than 1 inch


What’s the difference?

  • YB Series
    • ​Features spot illuminated models
    • Includes rectangular shaped variation
    • Optional accessories such as adapters, dust cover, splash cover, and both a spring loaded and manually operated protective guards
  • YB2 Series
    • Short above panel dimension (1.8mm), for splashproof design
    • Long stroke and light touch actuation
    • Optional adaptors for both round and square switch bodies




Our YB and YB2 Series Pushbuttons are available for purchase from an NKK Authorized Distributor. For more information on NKK’s Value Added Products and Services, click HERE or contact our Engineering Team.

About NKK Switches
NKK Switches (NKK) is a global designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches and programmable devices, setting the standard for quality and reliability in human-machine interface solutions. NKK provides comprehensive full-service engineering support to include electronic system design, programming and value-added services by combining over 65 years of expertise and a true commitment to our partners’ success.