APEM offers sealed rocker switches

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APEM Components says its KR Series family of sealed rocker switches, with a large actuator surface, is designed for applications requiring switches to have an attractive style, superior feel and high reliability. The KR Series is suited for the marine, off-road, transportation and agricultural industries.

Single and double pole models are available in a range of electrical configurations, including on-off, on-on, on-on-on and on-on-mom. The switch is rated up to 15A at 12VDC for 10,000 cycles. Additional electrical specifications include initial contact resistance of 10 milliohms maximum, insulation resistance of 1,000 megohms at 500VDC and dielectric strength of 2,000 Vrms between terminals.

The KR Series is available with solder lug/quick-connect and screw terminals and with or without a plastic barrier between terminals. Up to 10 terminals are offered to allow for multiple electrical and illumination possibilities. Materials include silver contacts and UL94-VO rated engineering plastics. The switch is designed to be mounted into a 1.450 inch-by-.830-inch panel cutout.

APEM says the KR rocker switch can be customized to fit specific applications:

  • Custom marking and illumination with laser engraved legends are featured;
  • Lighting options include 6, 12 and 24VDC LEDs available in red, green and yellow; and
  • Actuators are available in nine standard colors, and custom colors can be produced for unique applications.
  • A mating connector and wire terminations are available to help simplify installations, according to the company. For more information, go to www.apem.com.