David Pozgay - Evanston IL, US
Steven Holzer - Chicago IL, US
Credo Technology Corporation - Broadview IL
A switch assembly for use with a power tool that includes an enclosure with an open top, a switch body with multiple switch contacts, with the switch body being located in the enclosure and having connectors for connecting to electrical conductors that selectively extend to the motor and the power source. The switch assembly further includes a slide switch mechanism for selectively engaging certain ones of the switch contacts for determining the operating characterstics of the motor, an actuating switch cover operatively connected to the slide switch mechanism, wherein the cover is slideable between at least two operating positions, with the switch cover being operatively accessible by a user, and a compressible seal positioned between the actuating switch cover and the switch body, with the seal extending around substantially the entire circumference of the top of the switch body.