Jan. 13, 2007
APEM Components, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches, has expanded its popular line of IP sealed pushbutton switches with the addition of a flat top plunger switch series. This new offering, the IPP Series, allows for customization to help match the switch to unique applications. Customization options include: customer specific markings, backlit legends, custom molded caps and wire assemblies. The IPP Series is recommended for any application that requires a sealed, ergonomic electrical interface. Applications for the IPP are found in a number of markets including; marine, off-road, transportation, military, medical equipment, and security. IPP pushbutton switches are available in momentary and maintained functions. The switch is offered with a black bezel frame and 7 actuator color choices satisfying coding requirements and offering a superior look to any application. Sealing to IP 67 is another important advantage of the IPP Series. The switch’s elastomeric seal construction ensures a reliable seal while providing the IPP with a unique feel. APEM’s IPP series pushbutton switches are rated for 100mA at 24 VDC with an expected life of 200,000 cycles, and 2A at 125 VAC with an expected life of 10,000 cycles per UL 1054. The IPP is manufactured with gold plated silver contacts and are available pre-wired or with solder lug terminals. • Shock resistance : 100 g according to IEC 512-4, test 6c • Vibration resistance : 10-500Hz - 10 g according to IEC 512-4, test 6d • Salt spray : IEC 512-6, test 11f • Robustness (non-illuminated sw.) : IK06 according to EN 50102 (1 joule) • Operating temperature : -40°C to +125°C