Toggle Switch functions as rotary/rocker switch.

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Offered in single pole configuration with 11/16 threaded bushing and multiple electrical functions, MT Series Control Switch is activated using slight rocking motion by operator's finger/thumb. Fully sealed to IP68, switch is rated for 3 A at 250 Vac or 6 A at 125 Vac with expected electrical life of 50,000 cycles and at 0.4 VA at 20 Vdc with expected life of 100,000 cycles. Unit is available in 2 or 3 positions in momentary and maintained functions.

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APEM Offers the MT Series Control Switch Fully Sealed to IP68

Haverhill, MA - APEM Components, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quality miniature and industrial switches, has designed an environmentally sealed toggle switch that functions as a rotary or rocker switch. This new offering, named the "MT" series is activated using a slight rocking motion by an operator's finger or thumb. It is recommended for applications requiring a sealed, ergonomic electrical interface such as radio remote controls, metal detectors and other portable, hand-held devices. The MT series is designed for applications in various industries including; marine, off-road, transportation, military, medical equipment, and security.

APEM's MT series is available in two or three positions in momentary and maintained functions. It is offered in a single pole configuration, with an 11/16 threaded bushing and multiple electrical functions. The product is sold standard with a bright chrome finish and a matt black finish is available. This product comes with a black actuator as standard, but other colors are available.

APEM's MT series switches are rated for 3 Amp at 250Vac or 6Amp at 125Vac with an expected electrical life of 50,000 cycles and at 0.4 VA at 20 Vdc with an expected life of 100,000 cycles. The MT is manufactured with silver, gold plated silver or gold plated brass contacts and are available with straight p.c. or solder lug terminals.

About APEM
Since 1952, APEM has been a leader in the manufacturing of high quality 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 micro-limits. APEM also provides a wide range of industrial controls, membrane switches, panels, and keypads. In addition to its rapidly growing North American operations, APEM has built a strong worldwide presence that has led to the company being the best known switch brand on the European market. For more information about APEM or its broad line of products, contact APEM Components, Inc., 63 Neck Road, Haverhill, MA 01835; or call 978-372-1602. For additional information request APEM's full line catalog, or visit the company's website at

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