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Pushbutton switches feature overmold actuator

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:16pm

APEM introduces its AV Series pushbutton switches with an overmold actuator. Complementing APEM’s line of pushbutton switches, the AV Series is ideally suited for applications pertaining to security panels, public kiosks, vending machines, ATM machines, handicap access control panels, and heavy hydraulic lift equipment.

APEM’s highly secure AV Series pushbutton switches feature a stainless steel actuator with thermoplastic overmolding, available in a variety of colors.  Actuator styles include illuminated ring or illuminated ring and disc models. 

Electrical and general specifications include power ratings of 50mA maximum at 24VDC resistive load and an electrical life of 1 million cycles at full load.  AV Series switches have an initial contact resistance of 100 milliohms maximum and dielectric strength of 500 Vrms minimum (50Hz minimum between terminals and 2.000 Vrms 50 Hz minimum between terminals and bushing).  Operating temperatures range from -30˚C to +70˚C.  Additionally, the AV Series is available in both solder lug and straight PC terminals. 

Material specifications include brass or gold plated terminals, gold plated contacts, and nickel plated brass bushings. 



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