Product Announcement from APM Hexseal Corp.
APM HEXSEAL – the industry's leading expert and manufacturer of hostile environmental sealing solutions for electrical controls – announced their newly expanded catalog and handbook for their comprehensive line of molded silicone rubber switch and potentiometer sealing boots rated to IP68.
Toggle, pushbutton, rotary, and rocker style sealing boots are described in detail with full specifications; including comprehensive manufacturers' cross-reference charts for the most frequently used unsealed and sealed switches and potentiometers. Included also, APM's specially designed Bushing Panel Washers for sealed switches. These washers protect the mounting hole from spilled liquids – coffee, cokes, etc.; even washdowns – from seeping past the panel surface and reaching sensitive PCBoards. RFI/EMI suppression and armored versions are also described. All boots are UL recognized and are designed to meet MIL-DTL-5423 specifications. RoHS and DFARS compliant. A technical reference section, "Surviving Hostile Control System Environments" is also included, providing valuable industry standards and other practical information.
For more than 60-years, HEXSEAL® switch, potentiometer and circuit breaker boots have been extensively used by industries such as the military, marine, medical, process, transportation, off-road heavy equipment, instrumentation & electronics equipment, and industrial controls applications of all kinds – wherever severe weather, dirt, moisture, ice, grease/lubricants corrosive and hostile unforgiving conditions exist.