Whether for modernizations or new installations, you can count on SCHAEFER to provide reliable and innovative elevator buttons. For over 55 years SCHAEFER has been delivering high quality and innovative pushbutton solutions and we are well positioned to continue to work with our customers for many years to come.

Studless fixing is standard on all SCHAEFER pushbuttons made for quicker installation. With further options such as Multi-Volt, Multi-Colour LEDs and on-site colour changeability, we offer exceptional versatility for our customers. Whether you are looking for general applications, vandal resistance or design elegance, the SCHAEFER Canada line of buttons offers a solution for you.

VB 42

This pushbutton features vandal resistance as rated by EN 81-72 Class 2, which provides protection from water, dust and impact. The unibody collar and fixing ring ensures that this is ideally suited to high traffic, public and commercial elevators where abuse can occur. VB 42 offers 5 standard colours of choice and is limited to 30 volts. This pushbutton uses a cutout of 32.5 and is fixed with a plastic nut.

▪ Studless fixing (plastic nut)
▪ Protection against water (standard)
▪ Protection against vandalism (standard)
▪ Multi-Volt LEDs
▪ 2 contacts (standard)
▪ Faceplate thickness: 0.039 – 0.591″ / 1 – 15 mm
▪ Surrounding air temperature: 32 – 131 °F / 0 – 55 °C

RT 42

Designed for a 32.5 mm cutout. This button can be used in multi volt applications with standard LED unicolour choices and with the added advantage of bi-colour as an available option.

▪ Studless fixing (locking ring)
▪ Multi-Volt LEDs
▪ Bicolor available
▪ 2 contacts available
▪ Faceplate thickness: 0.059 – 0.315″/1.5 – 8 mm
▪ Surrounding air temperature: 0 – 55 °C/32 – 131 °F

B 50

After many requests we are proud to offer the B 50 Jumbo 50mm class 2 vandal resistant pushbutton. This pushbutton is ideally suited where  high visibility and ease of use is demanded – excellent examples of applications include assisted living residences, hospitals, transit stations etc. The B 50 is limited to 30 Volts and is fixed with a spacer and plastic nut.

Optional features such as water and vandalism protection are available in either Class 1 or 2 according to EN 81-71 or the ultra strong B 50 Class 3 + (internal  rating) which is used on Deutsche Bahn, German National Railway.

▪ Studless fixing (spacer & nut)
▪ great-size (XL) Pushbuttons & Indicators
▪ 2 contacts (standard)
▪ Faceplate thickness: 0.039 – 0.433″ / 1 – 11 mm
▪ Surrounding air temperature: 32 – 131 °F / 0 – 55 °C

B 45

A very popular midsized pushbutton fitting a 41.3mm cutout, the B 45 is fixed to the faceplate using a spacer and nut. This button comes standard with multi volt and multi-colour options and the LED colours can quickly and easily be changed on site with a small screwdriver.

▪ Studless fixing (spacer & nut)
▪ Mid-size Pushbuttons & Indicators
▪ Multi-Volt / Multi-Color LEDs
▪ Color is on-site changeable
▪ 2 contacts (standard)
▪ Faceplate thickness: 0.039 – 0.433″ / 1 – 11 mm
▪ Surrounding air temperature: 32 – 131 °F / 0 – 55 °C

EB 42

This unique elliptical shaped pushbutton (61.2mm x 33.2mm cutout) uses a snap ring to fix it to the faceplate. It is beautifully designed for elevators that require more than just a plain pushbutton. Multi volt and bicolour are standard features enabling 64 colour combinations. These buttons are also quick and easy to adjust or change onsite using a small screwdriver.

▪ Studless fixing (snap ring)
▪ Elegant elliptical design
▪ Multi-Volt LEDs
▪ Bicolor (standard) / Color is on-site changeable
▪ 2 contacts (standard)
▪ Faceplate thickness: 0.059 – 0.354″/1.5 – 9 mm
▪ Surrounding air temperature: 0 – 55 °C/ 32 – 131 °F

MT 42 | MA 42

Square, handy and classic, the MT 42 offers multi-volt LEDs and is easy to install with a clip. Suitable for any type of elevator, it’s particularly popular for homelift applications.

Square, handy and classy

▪ This is what characterises the button type MT 42 excellently.
▪ Thanks to its square shape it perfectly suits any lift and adds to a classy impression.
▪ Studless fixing (clip fixing)
▪ Perfect for Homelift-Application
▪ Multi-Volt LEDs
▪ Bicolor available
▪ Faceplate thickness: 0.079 – 0.118″/2 – 3 mm
▪ Surrounding air temperature: +55 °C/+131 °F



SCHAEFER tactile labels comply with ADA standards and feature high contrast and large identifications. Round, square and elliptical shapes are available – for round buttons SCHAEFER also offers a fishtail shaped tag.

For alarm and phone buttons we provide collars so as to provide additional protection from unintentional body contact preventing false alarms.