- For over a half century APEM has been setting the standard in the design and manufacturing of switch products. APEM supplies thousands of customers, including many fortune 500 OEMs, in a variety of industries. Some of the markets served by APEM products include medical, industrial, security, military, telecom, computer, transportation and consumer electronics.APEM offers a wide variety of switch styles including: toggle, pushbutton, rocker, slide, DIP, tact, key, pushwheel and snap-action switches. APEM also manufactures industrial controls and membrane switch products. 

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • I Range Overview
3.9MB720KB10 minParts List
  • I Series Pushbutton Switches
2.7MB800KB5 minParts List
  • Joystick Overview
Play4.4MB1.7MB15 minParts List
  • Joysticks - Hall Effects Based
3.5MB1.4MB10 minParts List
  • Joysticks - Microswitch Based
2.0MB300KB10 minParts List
  • LED Indicators Overview
2.2MB685KB10 minParts List
  • Membrane Switches
3.0MB988KB10 minParts List
  • Switches
6.2MB886KB10 minParts List
  • TS Series Miniature Hall Effect Joysticks
3.1MB1.6MB5 minParts List

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Hall-Effect JoysticksHall-Effect Joysticks - The CJ series joystick features an ergonomic multifunction handle purposely designed for safety critical hand-operated applications. Available as a one or two axis joystick, the CJ series utilizes non-contacting Hall-Effect technology for over one million operations. The CJ series features an industry-common mounting cutout and hole pattern, allowing it to easily replace early generation third-party joysticks in existing OEM applications. Environmentally-sealed up to IP68 for protection against the ingress of dust and liquids, the CJ series is ideally suited for construction vehicles including cranes, loaders, and excavators.  More...

KL and KR Series Sealed Rocker SwitchesKL and KR Series Sealed Rocker Switches - APEM Components announces the release of the KL series locking rocker switch. In some critical applications specific functions must be protected from accidental actuation. With the KL series, the end user must press the push mechanism, situated between protective frames, to activate the protected function of the rocker. The KL is ideally suited for applications in the construction equipment, transportation, and agriculture markets. The KL series locking rocker switch is available in single- and double-pole models with multiple electrical functions.  More...

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More about APEM Inc.

Since 1952, APEM has been a leading manufacturer of high quality miniature and industrial switches. APEM’s switch offering includes pushbutton, rocker, slide, snap-action, DIP, rotary, tact, keylock, pushwheel, and toggle switches. APEM also produces a wide range of industrial controls, joysticks, LED indicators, membrane switches, and switch panel assemblies giving them one of the broadest and recognized product lines in the industry. For more information about APEM’s extensive line of products, contact APEM, Inc., (West) at 970 Park Center Drive, Vista, CA 92081 Tel: 760-598-2518 or APEM, Inc. (East) at 63 Neck Road, Haverhill, MA 01835 Tel: 978-372-1602 or visit the company’s website at www.apem.com.

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