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New APEM 12-key Piezoelectric HMI keypad with a very long life

To complement its switch panel offering, APEM launches the PZ series, a 12-key piezoelectric keypad.

With a 10 million cycle life due to movement free activation, the PZ series keypad is intended for applications requiring high reliability. Due to its closed surface, the PZ series keypad is sealed up to IP68, preventing the ingress of liquids and other contaminants. It can be installed on a washable surface and is ideally suited for medical or food industry equipment.

The PZ series can be front or rear mounted and its flush keys and aluminum face provide a neat smooth surface and sleek aesthetic. Standard marking from 0 to 9 and */# is available and can also be customized on request.

PZ series main features:
  • 10 million cycles
  • Front or rear mounting
  • 12 keys
  • IP68 sealing
  • Custom marking on request


For more information: [email protected]


Since its creation in 1952, APEM has become one of the leading worldwide manufacturers of Human Machine Interfaces (HMI). APEM is the manufacturer offering the widest range in the market with over 50,000 standard part numbers of switches, joysticks, indicators and keypads. The group is present in 10 countries and has a network of more than 130 distributors on five continents. With production plants in Europe, North Africa, America and Asia, APEM achieves 67% of its turnover from export markets.

The control of all production stages, from raw material transformation to finished product assembly, ensures a high quality and reliability level. APEM has been developing products for harsh environments for 65 years.

For more information on the APEM group, its product offering and technical expertise, please visit our website:


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