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APEM Announces New Capacitive Switches as Sensitive as Touch Screen

APEM capacitive switchesThe new CP Series Capacitive switch technology senses the touch of a finger and creates an electrical charge to activate the switch. An auto-calibration function ensures the sensor adapts to changing external environments. APEM's capacitive switches are specially designed for durability and a low activation force. As sensitive as a touch screen, the capacitive switches are perfect for industrial applications where repetitive activation can cause operator fatigue.


  • Activated by the easy touch of a finger, the capacitive switches extremely to use
  • Adjustable sensitivity sensor adapts to external environments
  • Easy-to-locate or on/off indication is possible through independent or output image LED functionality
  • Easy to clean because the switch is impervious to dust and dirt, and resistant to harsh chemicals and contaminants
  • 50 million cycles and no moving mechanical parts make APEM's CP Switches robust and durable
  • Available in momentary or latching and with or without illumination


  • Extreme ease of use
  • Adaptable
  • Easy-locate or on/off indication
  • Easy to clean
  • Robust and durable

See also:
APEM Capacitive Switches (.pdf) - for more product information, specifications, applications and ordering information.


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