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Tactile Switches (Standard Types)

B3F Tactile Switch

A Wide Range of Models:
6 × 6 mm, 12 × 12 mm, Side-operated,
High-force, and Gold-plated.

  • Extended mechanical/electrical durability:
    10 x 106 operations for 12 x 12 mm type and 1 x 106 operations for the 6 x 6 mm type
  • Taped radial type, vertical type and high force types are available.
  • Gold plated models available for increased contact reliability, resistance to corrosive gas and insulation failure prevention for ion migration in harsh environments
  • Type B32 Key Tops are available for projected plunger models.

Updated Aug. 31, 2012

Model 2D CAD 3D CAD
 B3F-1000 B3F_01.DXF [56KB] B3F_01.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1002 B3F_01.DXF [56KB] B3F_01.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1005 B3F_01.DXF [56KB] B3F_01.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1020 B3F_02.DXF [56KB] B3F_02.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1022 B3F_02.DXF [56KB] B3F_02.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1025 B3F_02.DXF [56KB] B3F_02.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1050 B3F_03.DXF [56KB] B3F_03.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1052 B3F_03.DXF [56KB] B3F_03.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1055 B3F_03.DXF [56KB] B3F_03.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1100 B3F_04.DXF [56KB] B3F_04.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1102 B3F_04.DXF [56KB] B3F_04.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1105 B3F_04.DXF [56KB] B3F_04.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1120 B3F_05.DXF [56KB] B3F_05.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1122 B3F_05.DXF [56KB] B3F_05.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1125 B3F_05.DXF [56KB] B3F_05.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1150 B3F_06.DXF [56KB] B3F_06.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1152 B3F_06.DXF [56KB] B3F_06.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-1155 B3F_06.DXF [56KB] B3F_06.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3100 B3F_07.DXF [56KB] B3F_07.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3102 B3F_07.DXF [56KB] B3F_07.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3105 B3F_07.DXF [56KB] B3F_07.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3120 B3F_08.DXF [56KB] B3F_08.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3122 B3F_08.DXF [56KB] B3F_08.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3125 B3F_08.DXF [56KB] B3F_08.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3150 B3F_09.DXF [56KB] B3F_09.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3152 B3F_09.DXF [56KB] B3F_09.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-3155 B3F_09.DXF [56KB] B3F_09.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4000 B3F_14.DXF [56KB] B3F_14.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4005 B3F_14.DXF [56KB] B3F_14.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4050 B3F_10.DXF [56KB] B3F_10.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4055 B3F_10.DXF [56KB] B3F_10.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4100 B3F_11.DXF [56KB] B3F_11.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4105 B3F_11.DXF [56KB] B3F_11.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4150 B3F_12.DXF [56KB] B3F_12.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-4155 B3F_12.DXF [56KB] B3F_12.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-5000 B3F_14.DXF [56KB] B3F_14.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-5050 B3F_10.DXF [56KB] B3F_10.DWG [22KB] Download
 B3F-5150 B3F_12.DXF [56KB] B3F_12.DWG [22KB] Download

This web page provides an excerpt from a datasheet. Refer to Datasheet and other applicable documents for more information.

6 × 6 mm Models
Type Plunger Height Operating force (OF) Plunger color Bags (in units of 100 Switches)
Without ground terminal With ground terminal
Standard
(B3F-1000)
Flat type
4.3mm 0.98 N {100 gf} lvory
B3F-1000 B3F-1100
1.47 N {150 gf} Yellow B3F-1002 B3F-1102
2.55 N {260 gf} Orange B3F-1005 B3F-1105
4.9 N {500 gf} Red B3F-1006 -
5.0mm 0.98 N {100 gf} Black B3F-1020 B3F-1120
1.47 N {150 gf} Gray B3F-1022 B3F-1122
2.55 N {260 gf} Pink B3F-1025 B3F-1125
4.9 N {500 gf} Blue B3F-1026 -
5.0 mm (7.5-mm pitch) 0.98 N {100 gf} Black - B3F-1110
7.0mm 0.98 N {100 gf} Black B3F-1060 -
1.47 N {150 gf} Yellow B3F-1062 -
9.5mm 0.98 N {100 gf} Black B3F-1070 -
1.47 N {150 gf} Yellow B3F-1072 -
2.55 N {260 gf} Orange B3F-1075 -
Projected type
7.3mm 0.98 N {100 gf} lvory B3F-1050 B3F-1150
1.47 N {150 gf} Yellow B3F-1052 B3F-1152
2.55 N {260 gf} Orange B3F-1055 B3F-1155
4.9 N {500 gf} Red B3F-1056 -
Side-operated
(B3F-3000)
Flat type
3.15mm 0.98 N {100 gf} lvory - B3F-3100
1.47 N {150 gf} Yellow - B3F-3102
2.55 N {260 gf} Orange - B3F-3105
3.85mm 0.98 N {100 gf} Black - B3F-3120
1.47 N {150 gf} Gray - B3F-3122
2.55 N {260 gf} Pink - B3F-3125
Projected type
6.15mm 0.98 N {100 gf} lvory - B3F-3150
1.47 N {150 gf} Yellow - B3F-3152
2.55 N {260 gf} Orange - B3F-3155
High reliability
gold-plated contact
Flat type
4.3 mm 1.76 N {180 gf} Yellow
B3F-1002-G B3F-1102-G
5.0 mm Gray B3F-1022-G B3F-1122-G
7.0 mm Yellow B3F-1062-G
(see note)
-
9.5 mm Yellow B3F-1072-G
(see note)
-
Projected type
7.3 mm Yellow B3F-1052-G -
Flat type
3.85 mm Gray - B3F-3122-G
(see note)
Note: Bulk Packaged, 100 Switches per bag. Order in multiples of the package quantity.

12 × 12 mm Models
Type Plunger
(or LED color)
Height Operating force (OF) Plunger color Bags (in units of 100 Switches)
Without ground terminal With ground terminal
Standard
(B3F-4000)
Flat type 4.3mm 1.27 N {130 gf} lvory B3F-4000 B3F-4100
2.55 N {260 gf} Yellow B3F-4005 B3F-4105
Projected type 7.3mm 1.27 N {130 gf} lvory B3F-4050 B3F-4150
2.55 N {260 gf} Yellow B3F-4055 B3F-4155
Long durability
(B3F-5000)
Flat type 4.3mm 1.27 N {130 gf} Blue B3F-5000 B3F-5100
Projected type 7.3mm Blue B3F-5050 B3F-5150
High reliability
gold-plated
(B3F-5001)
Flat type 4.3mm 1.27 N {130 gf} Blue B3F-5001 B3F-5101
Projected type 7.3mm Blue B3F-5051 B3F-5151
Note: Bulk Packaged, 100 switches per bag. Order in multiples of the package quantity.

6 × 6 mm Radial Models (Taping Specifications)
Type Plunger Height Operating force
(OF)
Plunger color Taped Radial (1000 Switches)
Without ground
terminal
With ground
terminal
Taped Radial
(B3F-6000)
Flat type 4.3mm 0.98 N {100 gf} lvory B3F-6000 B3F-6100
1.47 N {150 gf} Yellow B3F-6002 B3F-6102
5.0mm
0.98 N {100 gf}
Black B3F-6020 B3F-6120
1.47 N {150 gf}
Gray B3F-6022 B3F-6122
Projected type
7.3mm
0.98 N {100 gf}
lvory B3F-6050 B3F-6150
1.47 N {150 gf}
Yellow B3F-6052 B3F-6152
Note: The switches are tape packaged in units of 1,000 per package. Order in multiples of the package size. Switches are not sold individually.
Ratings 1 to 50 mA, 5 to 24 VDC (resistive load) (B3F-G: 100 μA to 50 mA, 5 to 24 VDC)
Ambient operating temperature -25°C to +70°C at 60%RH max. (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating humidity 35% to 85% (at +5 to +35°C)
Contact form SPST-NO
Contact resistance 100 mΩ max. (initial value) (rated: 1 mA, 5 VDC) B3F-G: (rated: 100 μA, 5 VDC)
Insulation resistance 100 MΩ min. (at 250 VDC)
Dielectric strength 500 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min
Bounce time 5 ms max.
Vibration resistance Malfunction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5 mm double amplitude
Shock resistance Destruction: 1,000 m/s2 {approx. 100G} max.
Malfunction: 100 m/s2 {approx. 10G} max.
Durability B3F-1000, B3F-3000, B3F-6000:
1,000,000 operations min (OF: 0.98 N {100 gf}) (B3F-1070: 500,000 operations min)
300,000 operations min (OF: 1.47 N {150 gf})
100,000 operations min (OF: 2.55 N {260 gf})
50,000 operations min (OF: 4.9 N {500 gf})

B3F-4000:
3,000,000 operations min (OF: 1.27 N {131 gf})
1,000,000 operations min (OF: 2.55 N {260 gf})

B3F-5000:
10,000,000 operations min.

B3F-G:
300,000 operations min.

Weight
6 × 6 mm models: approx. 0.25 g
12 × 12 mm models (standard types): approx. 0.85 g
Radial models: approx. 0.25 g
Note: . The numbers used for terminals in the following graphics are indicated in the “Bottom View” diagram below. In this diagram, the Switch is rotated so that the terminals are on the right and left-hand sides, and the OMRON logo appears the right way up. (Except Side-operated and Radial Models)Bottom View
6 × 6 mm Models
Standard, Flat Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-1000, B3F-1002, B3F-1005, B3F-1006
B3F-1020 (See note.), B3F-1022 (See note.),
B3F-1025 (See note.), B3F-1026 (See note.)
B3F-1002-G, B3F-1022-G (See note.)
B3F:Dimensions1
Note: The height of B3F-1020, B3F-1022, B3F-1025, and B3F-1026 is 5±0.2 mm.

Standard, Flat Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal, Pitch: 6.5 mm)
B3F-1100, B3F-1102, B3F-1105
B3F-1120 (See note.), B3F-1122 (See note.)
B3F-1125 (See note.)
B3F-1102-G, B3F-1122-G (See note.)
B3F:Dimensions2
Note: The height of B3F-1120, B3F-1122, and B3F-1125 is 5±0.2 mm.

Standard, Flat Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal, Pitch: 7.5 mm)
B3F-1110
B3F:Dimensions3

Standard, Flat Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-1060, B3F-1062, B3F-1062-G
B3F:Dimensions4
Note: Unless otherwise specified, a tolerance of ±0.4 mm applies to all dimensions. No terminal numbers are indicated on the Switches.

Standard, Flat Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-1070, B3F-1072, B3F-1075, B3F-1072-G
B3F:Dimensions5

Standard, Projected Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-1050, B3F-1052
B3F-1055, B3F-1056
B3F-1052-G
B3F:Dimensions6

Standard, Projected Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal)
B3F-1150, B3F-1152, B3F-1155
B3F:Dimensions7

Side-operated, Flat Plunger Type
B3F-3100, B3F-3102, B3F-3105
B3F:Dimensions8

Side-operated, Flat Plunger Type (Height: 3.85 mm)
B3F-3120, B3F-3122, B3F-3125, B3F-3122-G
B3F:Dimensions9

Side-operated, Projected Plunger Type
B3F-3150, B3F-3152, B3F-3155
B3F:Dimensions10
12 × 12 mm Models
Standard, Long-durability,
and High-reliability Models
Flat Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-4000, B3F-4005,
B3F-5000, B3F-5001
B3F:Dimensions11

Standard, Long-durability,
and High-reliability Models
Flat Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal)
B3F-4100, B3F-4105,
B3F-5100, B3F-5101
B3F:Dimensions12

Standard, Long-durability,
and High-reliability Models
Projected Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-4050, B3F-4055,
B3F-5050, B3F-5051
B3F:Dimensions13

Standard, Long-durability,
and High-reliability Models
Projected Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal)
B3F-4150, B3F-4155,
B3F-5150, B3F-5151

B3F:Dimensions14
Note: 1. The numbers used for terminals in the following graphics are indicated in the “Bottom View” diagram below. In this diagram, the Switch is rotated so that the terminals are on the right and left-hand sides, and the OMRON logo appears the right way up.

6 mm × 6 mm Radial Types (Taping Specifications):
Sold in Units of 1,000 Switches
Flat Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-6000, B3F-6002
B3F:Dimensions15
Note: The tape is random between surface A and surface B.

Flat Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal)
B3F-6100, B3F-6102
B3F:Dimensions16

Flat Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-6020, B3F-6022
B3F:Dimensions17
Note: The tape is random between surface A and surface B.

Flat Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal)
B3F-6120, B3F-6122
B3F:Dimensions18

Projected Plunger Type
(without Ground Terminal)
B3F-6050, B3F-6052
B3F:Dimensions19
Note: The tape is random between surface A and surface B.

Projected Plunger Type
(with Ground Terminal)
B3F-6150, B3F-6152
B3F:Dimensions20

Operating Characteristics
 
Operating force
(OF)
 
Item
B3F-1000, B3F-3000, B3F-6000 B3F-4000, B3F-5000 B3F-G
0.98N
1.47N
2.55N
4.9N
1.27N
2.55N
1.76 N
B3F-1  0
B3F-3  0
B3F-6  0
B3F-1  2
B3F-3  2
B3F-6  2
B3F-1  5
B3F-3  5
B3F
-10  6
B3F-4  0
B3F-5  0
B3F-5  1
B3F
-4   5
B3F-12-G
B3F-32-G
Operating force
(OF)
0.98±0.29N
{100±30 gf}
1.47±0.49N
{150±50 gf}
2.55±0.69N
{260±70 gf}
4.9±1.47 N
{500±150 gf}
1.27±0.49N
{130±50 gf}
2.55±0.69N
{260±70 gf}
1.76±0.49 N
{180±50 gf}
Releasing force
(RF)
0.2 N
{20 gf} min.
0.49 N
{50 gf} min.
0.49 N
{50 gf} min.
0.7 N
{70 gf} min.
0.29 N
{30 gf} min.
0.49 N
{50 gf} min.
0.49 N {50 gf}
min.
Pretravel (PT)
0.25 +0.2 mm
-0.1
0.3 +0.2 mm
-0.1
0.25 +0.2 mm
-0.1

Key Tops

B32-series Special Key Tops are available for projected plunger models. Refer to the Datasheet of B32 for details.

Precautions

Be sure to read the safety precautions common to all Tactile Switches for correct use.

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