Machine Design

Rocker Switches

The 2600 Series of rocker switches is aimed at power applications with capacitive and inductive circuits as well as common resistive circuits.


The rocker switches are rated for 15 A at 250 Vac and features a minimum electrical life of 10,000 cycles at full load. Other electrical specifications include maximum initial contact resistance of 10 m minimum dielectric strength of 2500 Vrms between terminals and 3000 Vrms between terminals and metal-mounting panel. Single and double-pole models are available in ON-ON, ON-OFF, and ON-OFF-ON, in both maintained and momentary electrical configurations with two or three positions. These switches are suitable for a variety of industries, including commercial and business equipment, medical, security, industrial controls, transportation and automotive, and appliances.

APEM Components Inc., 63 Neck Rd., Box 8288, Haverhill, MA 01835, (978) 372-1602,

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