Specific Switch Panels

In addition to the switching function, specific switch panels incorporate several other functions such as:

- Illumination / backlighting
- EMC protection
- High-performance sealing
- Connection
- Support,
- Mounting...

Customized product request

APEM’s expertise in varied and complementary technologies allows the company to propose multifunction solutions at optimal cost. The following examples illustrate the most frequently requested functions.

LARGE KEYS with raised markings

large keys switch panelsStainless steel or aluminium keys,
overmolded in translucent polycarbonate
Raised legends or symbols
Backlighting by LED’s
Printed circuit with metal snap domes
Support plate with mounting accessories 


EMC PROTECTION

EMC protection switch panelsPolyester graphics overlay
EMC protection by metal grid
Plunger / diffuser of translucent polycarbonate
Backlighting by LED’s
Printed circuit with metal snap domes 




BACKLIGHTING by LED’s

backlighting switch panelsPolyester graphics overlay
EMC protection by metal grid
Plunger / diffuser of translucent polycarbonate
Backlighting by LED’s
Printed circuit with metal snap domes 



 

SEALED CONSTRUCTION

Sealed construction switch panelsPolyester overlay stuck on a plastic support
Rubber keypad providing front face sealing
Printed circuit including metal snap domes
and backlighting LED’s
Electrical connection by cables and connectors
Rear sealing by injection of resin
Mechanical part serving as support and fixation
Integrated microprocessor allowing multiplexing
and RS 485 connection

High performance versions for military and aeronautic applications
 
High performance switch panels withstand even more stringent requirements in embedded applications. These switch panels feature extreme electrical, mechanical and climatic resistance, according to the most demanding standards.


 

TECHNOLOGY

technologyFront face equipped with a finger location plate ensuring precise key operation.
EMC protection by metal grid or metallized plastic parts.
Translucent plunger / diffuser allowing dome actuation and backlighting diffusion.
Printed circuit incorporating metal snap domes inserted in a casing, backlighting LED’s and connection devices.
Support plate allowing the assembly of the various parts.

technology
Addition of a toggle switch and an accessory preventing accidental toggle actuation.
transparent window
Transparent window with EMC protection by metal grid.
security cap
Addition of a security cap intended to prevent unintentional actuation of some keys.

Customized product request

APEM BENELUX
Tel B : (+32) 27 25 05 00
Tel NL : (+31) (70) 799 91 51
e-mail: inquiries@apem.be