Pushbutton Switches feature double break contacts.

Press Release Summary:

With butt action contacts, 1200 Series momentary pushbutton switches operate from -20 to +55°C and handle resistive loads for 10,000 cycles. NO and NC models handle 8 A at 125 Vac and 4 A at 250 Vac or 24 Vdc, and have total travel of .177 and .137 in., respectively. Bushing mounted in .480 in. hole, switches feature .315 in. dia black, white, green or red dome-topped actuator and are suited for industrial, transportation, agriculture, and security applications.

Original Press Release:

APEM Offers Rugged 1200 Series Pushbutton Switches Featuring Double Break Contacts

Haverhill, MA - APEM Components, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches, offers its rugged 1200 Series momentary pushbutton switches, designed to handle high resistive loads. For maximum efficiency and safety, the 1200 Series features butt action contacts with double break Typical applications include industrial controls, transportation and automotive, agriculture, instrumentation, public kiosks and security equipment.

APEM's 1200 Series pushbuttons are available in NO and NC models that can handle up to 8 amps at 125 VAC and 4 amps at 250 VAC or 24 VDC. These switches provide 10,000 cycles of life in operating temperatures from -20°C to +55°C. Models are available with UL and CSA approvals. Terminations include screw type, screw and clamp, or solder lug/quick connect.

All models in this series are bushing mounted for installation in a .480" (12.2 mm) mounting hole, and feature a .315" diameter dome-topped actuator that is offered in 4 colors: black, white, green or red. Also available is a chrome plated brass actuator with a chrome plated brass cap nut to satisfy special cosmetic needs. Total travel for the NO units is .177" and for the NC, .137". Additional materials include silver or copper silver- plated contacts, polyamide actuator and case, and nickel plated brass bushing.

Sealing boots are available to protect against dust and water, and custom markings can be supplied upon request.

About APEM

Since 1952, APEM has been a leader in the manufacturing of high quality miniature and industrial switches. Offering one of the broadest product lines on the market, APEM's switch line includes pushbuttons, rockers, slides, DIPs, rotaries, tacts, keylocks, pushwheels and snap-action switches. APEM also provides a wide range of industrial controls, membrane switches, panels, and keypads. For more information about APEM, the IF series and other switch solutions, or the company's broad line of products, contact APEM Components, Inc., 63 Neck Road, Haverhill, MA 01835 at 978-372-1602 or visit the company's website at www.apem.com.

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