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Hydraulics

APEM IB Series

Sealed Pushbutton Switches with Snap-in Mount, Ø 12 mm, Momentary.

The APEM IB Series panel switches are compact and light in weight with 50% reduction in weight when compared to metallic models.

Behind panel depth of 13mm (.512), tactile feedback, sealed to IP54, illuminated or non-illuminated (for round plunger only), additional sealing by silicone boot for protection against frost and abrasion by sand.

 

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Specifications

Mechanical

Panel Thickness 0.8 mm (.031) min. - 1.8 mm ( .071) max -
Total Travel 1.7 mm (.066) ± 0.3 mm -
Typical Operating Force 4 N ± 3 N -
Low Level / Mechanical Life 1,000,000 cycles -
Soldering 300 °C (572 °F) max. for 3 seconds -

Electrical

Max. Current/Voltage Rating With Resistive Load 400 mA 32 Vac - 100 mA 48 Vdc -
Initial Contact Resistance 50 mΩ max. -
Insulation Resistance 1 GΩ min. at 500 Vdc -
Dielectric Strength 1,000 Vrms -
Electrical Life at Full Load 500,000 cycles -

Environmental

Front Panel Sealing IP654 according to IEC 60529 -
Shock Resistance 100 g according to IEC 512-4, test 6 -
Vibration Resistance 10-500 Hz - 10 g according to IEC 512-4, test 6d -
Salt Spray IEC 512-6, test 11f -
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to 185°F) -

Materials

Case Thermoplastic UL94-V0 -
Actuator Polyamide 6/6 -
Bushing/Bezel Polyamide 6/6 -
Contacts Silver, gold plated -
Terminal Seal Epoxy -

Options

Actuator Shapes Round Curved, flat
Terminals Solder lugs, straight PC, Quick-connect 2.8 x 0.5 mm -
Actuator Colors Many to choose from -
Bushing and Bezel Black (std) White
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High actuator -
Dia. 15. (.590) reduced bezel, standard mounting -

Features & Benefits

Normally open (NO) or NC/NO combined (non-illuminated only) -
Variety of terminal options -
Flat round actuator for optional marking -
High brightness illumination -
Tin plated LED terminals -
Tactile feedback -

Markets

Mobile -

Applications

Agricultural Machinery -
Material Handling -
Defense -
Industrial Automation -
Security -
Heavy Duty -

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