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Switch, Potentiometer & Encoder Boots

Hexseal® and E-Seel® IP66 / IP68 Hermetic Panel Sealing Boots for Unsealed and Sealed Electromechanical Switches

Hexseal® and E-Seel® IP66 / IP68 Rated Hermetic Panel Sealing Boots for Unsealed and Sealed Toggle Switches, Pushbutton Switches, Rotary Switches and Rocker Switches.

APM Sealing Boot Video PresentationTough, pliable Hexseal® and E-Seel® silicone rubber boots designed for the protection of toggle switches, pushbutton switches, rocker switches and rotary switches. Protects switch and seals its mounting hole too against harm from washdowns, salt water, lubricants, cleaning solvents, dust, dirt, grease and other harsh environmental elements. Available in clear, standard grey or black, or custom matched to panel colors for commercial, industrial, and military applications.

The world's most hostile environments are our proving grounds.

Hermetically Sealed Switches need extra protection too  — 

Panel Bushing
Sealing Washer
for Sealed Switches protects mounting hole against seepage

Switch Boots Features and Benefits:

  • UL and CSA-Recognized (up to type 4X/6P)
  • UL Tested
  • IP66/IP68/NEMA 4X/6P Rating
  • 100,000 actuations (minimum)
  • Meets military specifications
  • High-tear strength silicone rubber construction
  • Patented panel cutout sealing rib
  • High-strength rubber-to-metal bond
  • Standard colors and custom colors matched to panel-color/function
  • Reusable
  • Vibration-resistant mounting
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Transparent designs will not discolor
  • UV & Ozone-tolerant
  • EMI/RFI versions
  • Custom designs available

Color Matching

Typical Applications:

  • Medical
  • Marine/boating instrument panels
  • Industrial controls
  • Portable power tools
  • Chemical/food processing equipment
  • Communications & test equipment
  • Commercial & consumer appliances
  • Instrument panels
  • Off-road equipment
  • Construction equipment
  • Any application requiring environmental protection for panel-mounted switches

All standard EMI/RFI boots feature a knitted Monel shield

About APM's Sealing Boots Division:
The Electronics Division of APM HEXSEAL develops and manufactures environmental protection sealing components for controls that are mounted on switches, potentiometers, encoders, and circuit breakers. Using advanced elastomer molding technology, a broad range of sealing boots are produced to match most controls manufactures’ standard part numbers. Most are IP66/68 ingress protection rated and UL Recognized as meeting applicable Canadian and USA enclosure protection standards.

About APM's Self-Sealing Fastener Division:
The APM line of high-pressure, reusable, self-sealing fasteners includes self-sealing screws, self-sealing nuts, self-sealing bolts, self-sealing rivets, and self-sealing washers, all designed to seal in/out air, water, lubricants and other liquid or gaseous contaminants. This sealing hardware is available in Imperial (inch) and metric sizes with various sealing material and thread-locking options, most of which are UL Recognized Components for Canada and the USA.


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