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.

  • Specifications
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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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