Hall Effect Joystick features threaded metal body.

Press Release Summary:

To facilitate drop-in panel installation, TS Series Thumbstick may be specified with black oxide, coated brass threaded, D-flat housing. Metal body provides full EMC protection, including EMI and ESD, and is environmentally sealed up to IP69K. TS Series may be specified with Molex .079 in. pitch connector in bottom of housing. Single output configurations feature 5-position Molex 502443-0570 connector, while dual output models have 8-position Molex 502443-0870 connector.

Original Press Release:

APEM to Highlight TS Series at CONEXPO 2014

Threaded metal body shields against EMI, ESD

Vista, California — APEM Inc., a leading manufacturer of miniature and industrial switches, will showcase its TS Series Thumbstick at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, which takes place March 4-8, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, Booth #80844. The TS Series Thumbstick may now be specified with a black oxide coated brass threaded D-flat housing, making for simplified drop-in panel installation. 

The threaded metal body provides full EMC protection; including EMI, ESD, and is environmentally sealed up to IP69K. The new metal housing may be specified with a “T”, in the “Mounting Hardware” field of the TS Series’ “Option Selection” guide.  Mounting accessories for the new housing option include a stainless steel lock washer and hex-nut.

Further expanding upon the product line, the TS Series may now also be specified with a Molex 2.00mm (.079”) pitch connector in the bottom of the housing. Single output Thumbstick configurations feature a 5 position Molex 502443-0570 connector.  Dual output configurations feature an 8 position Molex 502443-0870 connector.

In addition to the TS Series, APEM will also highlight several other products at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, including: fingertip joysticks, toggle switches, LED indicators, thumbsticks, Rocker switches, I Series pushbuttons and emergency stop switches.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is an international gathering place for the construction industries. Held every three years, the exposition showcases the latest equipment, products, services and technologies.

About APEM, Inc.

Since 1952, APEM has been a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches. Offering one of the broadest product lines in the industry, APEM’s switch offering includes pushbutton, rocker, slide, snap-action, DIP, rotary, tact, keylock, pushwheel and toggle switches. APEM also produces a wide range of industrial controls, joysticks, LED indicators and membrane switches. APEM has recently expanded their operation to include their vertically integrated sales, engineering and manufacturing facility in Vista, California.  For more information about APEM, Inc.’s broad line of products, visit the company’s website at www.apem.com or contact APEM, Inc., 63 Neck Road, Haverhill, MA 01835 Tel: 978-372-1602 or APEM, Inc. 970 Park Center Drive, Vista, CA 92081  Tel: 760-598-2518.

CH Products and MEC Switches are trade names of APEM, Inc.

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