Sealed Toggle Switch suits harsh, outdoor applications.

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For environmental protection, 3600NF series features IP67 front panel sealing, half-boot assembly over lever, o-ring between lever and bushing, elastomer gasket between cover and case, and molded in terminals. Case is molded out of phenolic resin, lever and bushing are made of nickel-plated brass, and wire lug or screw terminals are available. Featuring solid silver contacts, switch is UL-rated for 12 A @ 28 Vdc and 6 A @ 125 Vac and has electrical life of 10,000 cycles @ full load.

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APEM Components Announces Sealed Toggle Switch for Outdoor Applications

Haverhill, MA - APEM Components, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches, offers the 3600NF series of sealed toggle switches IP67 front panel sealing. The 3600NF models are ideally suited for harsh, outdoor environments where reliability is of the utmost importance. Typical markets where you'll find the 3600NF include: marine, agriculture, lawn & garden, industrial and off-road.

The 3600NF toggle provides superior switching power through solid silver contacts. This toggle switch is UL rated for 12A at 28VDC and 6A at 125VAC. Electrical life is 10,000 cycles at full load. Other electrical parameters include initial contact resistance of 10 milliohms max., insulation resistance of 1,000 megohms min. and dielectric strength of 3000 Vrms between terminals and frame.

This product is designed for outdoor applications requiring a robust seal. The sealing is provided by: a half-boot assembly over the lever, an o-ring between the lever and bushing, an elastomer gasket between cover and case and molded in terminals.

The switch case is molded out of a phenolic resin and the lever and bushing are made of nickel plated brass. The switch is available in wire lug or screw terminals. Custom wired assemblies are also available.

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 3500 series and other switch types, 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

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