Security Pushbuttons are available in 250 Vac versions.

Press Release Summary:




Tested and qualified for impact resistance and sealing (IP and IK levels), AV series includes vandal-resistant, stainless steel pushbutton switches that withstand rain, frost, and UV exposure. There are 3 models, able to switch 250 Vac current, that meet requirements of EN61058-1 standard regarding minimal distance between contacts and housing, adapted case length to ensure correct creepage distance, and self-extinguishing or flame retardant material with high insulating power.



Original Press Release:



APEM, Inc. Introduces the AV Security Pushbuttons, Suitable for 250V AC



VISTA, CALIFORNIA – APEM, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of high quality man-machine interface products, announces that it has launched its three new models in its AV series switches. The AV series is a wide range of vandal-resistant pushbutton switches that offers the same robustness and aesthetics you’ve come to expect from APEM. Tested and qualified for impact resistance and sealing - IP and IK levels, these stainless steel switches withstand all types of adversity (rain, frost, UV, vandalism) while offering a modern and stylish design.



For increased operator safety, APEM’s AV series includes 3 new models approved to EN 61058-1 (NF/CE standard) that can switch a 250VAC current. The EN61058-1 approval is essential in all applications linked to the operation of consumer equipment such as light fixtures and devices.



The design of the AV 250V models has been specifically adapted to meet the requirements of the EN61058-1 standard, including: minimal distance between contacts and housing, adapted case length to ensure correct creepage distance, and self-extinguishing or flame retardant material with high insulating power.



The new AV 250V models, built to these exacting standards, combine consumer safety and protection with a compact, stylish design.



Contact APEM, Inc. for more information:  (877) 246-7890.



About  APEM, Inc.

For over 60 years, APEM has been a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches, offering one of the broadest ranges of products in the industry.  APEM’s portfolio, comprised of an expanding range of MMI interface products, includes switches, joysticks, indicators and keypads.



APEM is a vertically integrated manufacturer with a strong commitment to maintaining its exceptionally high standards in safety, service and reliability, while continuing its emphasis on innovation and product development.  For more information about APEM, Inc.’s product line, please visit the company’s website at www.apem.com.



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

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