Press Release Summary:
Available in illuminated and non-illuminated versions, AP Series SPST, normally open, momentary action switch is sealed to IP67 specifications. Total travel is 2.3 mm, with standard actuation force of 4N and logic level current through 2 A. Operating at -40 to +85ÂºC, switch offers choice of multiple colored caps, including black, red, orange, yellow, and green, allowing users to order one base switch with multiple color caps to meet application specific needs.
Original Press Release:
C&K Develops Illuminated Pushbutton Switch with Life Cycles to 1,000,000 Actuations
NEWTON, MA - C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tact switches, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a sealed pushbutton switch with life cycles to 1 million actuations. Designated the AP Series, the SPST, normally open, momentary action switch is sealed to IP67 specifications and is available in illuminated and non-illuminated versions.
"Along with the extended life cycles and illumination options, the AP Series switches are available with multiple mounting styles, including threaded or snap-in mounting," said David Webber, director of product management for C&K Components. "The robust, versatile design makes these switches ideal for a variety of applications ranging from harsh environments such as industrial, off-road and transportation applications, to medical and military equipment, and even gaming devices."
The AP Series switches are available with multiple colored caps (including black, red, orange, yellow and green), allowing users to order one base switch with multiple color caps to meet application-specific needs. Total travel is 2.3mm, with a standard actuation force of 4N (2N force is optional) and logic level current through 2A. Operating temperature ranges from -40ºC to +85ºC.
Typical pricing for the AP Series switches ranges from $2.50 to $3.75 in quantities of 10,000. Lead time is from 4 to 6 weeks.
Keywords: C&K Components, switch, pushbutton, AP, illuminated
About C&K Components
C&K Components is a division of CoActive Technologies, a privately held company manufacturing electromechanical switches, interface controls, keypads, dome arrays and modules. www.ck-components.com
15 Riverdale Ave
Newton MA 02458