APEM Ultramec™ 6C Tactile Switches

APEM Ultramec™ 6C Tactile Switches are compact, low-profile (8mm x 8mm footprint, maximum height of 2.5mm, and standard J-bend terminals) switch offering a long lifecycle of 3 million actuations. The Ultramec 6C Switches feature up to IP67 environmental sealing and a floating cap option with a round, concave keycap for easy alignment of the PCB and front panel. The floating cap comes in five color options, making it an ideal solution under overlay and custom caps. The simple design and smooth feel of the Ultramec 6C create an ideal, low-profile switch solution for test and measurement, medical, food processing, and remote control applications. 


  • IP67 sealing
  • 8mm x 8mm in dimension with a low 2.5mm profile
  • Crisp sound and feel
  • Pins for accurate positioning
  • Ideal for under overlay and custom caps


  • Test and measurement
  • Medical
  • Food processing
  • Remote control applications


  • 3 million cycles
  • Actuation force
    • 4.2N ±1.0N before soldering
    • 3.7N ±0.7N after soldering
    • 100N maximum for 10s
  • <50mΩ contact resistance
  • >10MΩ insulation resistance
  • 0.5mA to 50mA at 24VDC recommended resistive load
  • <2ms contact bounce
  • 250V dielectric strength
  • -40°C to +85°C temperature range
  • 0.3mm ±0.15mm key travel
  • PPS housing
  • Silicon actuator
  • Stainless steel contact dome

Associated Caps

Round Caps for Ultramec 6C are available in black, blue, gray, red, and white.

Published: 2017-02-02 | Updated: 2023-07-13