APEM IP Series – Momentary

Ø12 mm Momentary Action, Illuminated or Non-Illuminated for Harsh Environments.

The APEM IP Series is a round or square actuator and is available in many different colors with numerous terminal options, and gold plated silver contacts. Illuminated or non-illuminated momentary action pushbuttons for harsh environments, sealed to IP67 and IP69K (non-illumined models).

Tactile feedback, a variety of terminal options, round or square actuator, sealed to IP67, many color options available, momentary or latching function.

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Panel Thickness .5 mm (.059) min. , 4 mm (.157 max.) -
Total Travel Function 3: 1.7 mm (.067) +/- 0.3 mm Function 5: 1.3 mm (.051) +/- 0.3 mm
Typical Operating Force 6N +/- 2N -
Low Level / Mechanical Life 1,000,000 cycles -
Torque 1.5 Nm max. applied to nut -
Soldering 320°C max. for 3 sec. -


Max. Current/Voltage Rating With Resistive Load (gold plated silver contacts) 5 A 28 Vdc, 70,000 cycles (only function 3) 0.2 A 48 Vdc, 500,000 cycles, 0.5 A 48 VAC, 500,000 cycles (for W terminals, current has to be limited to 400 mA)
Initial Contact Resistance 100 mΩ max. -
Insulation Resistance 1 GΩ min. at 500Vdc -
Dielectric Strength 1,500 Vrms -
Contact Bounce 10 ms -


Front Panel Sealing IP67 according to IEC 60529 IP69K according to DIN 40050-9 (non-illuminated) with cap U5125
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) IK06 according to EN 62262 (1 joule) -
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C (-40°F to 185°F) -


Case Thermoplastic UL94-V0 -
Actuator Polyamide 6/6 -
Bushing/Bezel Zinc die-cast (zamak), black painted -
Contacts Silver, gold plated (std) Brass, gold plated (for option 104)
Output Wires (flying lead terminals) F version: AWG20, section 0.6 mm² W version: AWG24, section 0.23 mm²
LED Wires F version: AWG26, section 0.12 mm² -
Lens Polycarbonate -
Terminal Seal Epoxy -


Actuator Shapes - -
Round Curved shiny, curved, flat
Square -
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Electrical Functions Normally open (NO) NC/NO combined (non-illuminated)
Terminals Solder lugs, flying leads (standard and thin), straight PC, quick-connect (non-ill. NO only) -
Contacts Silver, gold plated (standard) Brass, gold plated (option 104)
Actuator Colors Choices available -
LED Colors Choices available -

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 -


Mobile -


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

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