Designing Your Custom Keypad: Actuation Force and Snap Tolerance

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Designing Your Custom Keypad: Actuation Force and Snap Tolerance

One of the main decisions that you will make when designing your keypad is how you want your keys to feel when they are pressed. Silicone keypads are extremely versatile and Silicone Dynamics can produce keypads ranging from extremely sensitive to extremely tactile. Reasoning and Analysis Actuation force is important for keypads, giving the user

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Designing Keys for Custom Rubber Keypads

When you are producing a custom silicone keypad, pay careful attention to the way that your keys will be labeled or marked. Many keypad designs do not require marking, such as keypads that will be held in place by a (labeled) bezel of some kind. However, most keypads need some form of marking to identify

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How Does a Silicone Keypad Work?

In its most basic form, a silicone keypad is basically a “mask” that is placed over a series of switches in order to provide a more comfortable and tactile surface for users. There are a number of varieties of silicon keypads. Silicone Dynamics can produce keypads with far more advanced features than those listed below.

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Benefits of Silicone Rubber Keypads

From the perspective of a product designer, silicone keypads are the perfect balance between functionality and cost effectiveness. Silicone keypads have been used in millions of applications around the world, in everything from TV remote controls to the keypads on the international space station. Silicone keypads hold up to extreme temperatures and conditions when needed.

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Custom Elastomeric Keypads

If you have been involved in the engineering world, you know that the design of a product is a delicate balance between functionality and cost-efficiency. Engineers must answer to many departments. They must ensure that products are technically sound, but also that they can be mass-produced with some degree of profitability. Custom elastomeric keypads are

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Silicone Rubber Keypads or Silicon Rubber Keypads

Which Is Best for Rubber Keypads – Silicon or Silicone? Some customers believe that silicon and silicone are American and British spellings for the material production companies use in all our custom rubber keypads. They are often quite surprised to learn that these are actually two different materials. Silicon is a natural product that is

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Why Use Silicone Rubber Buttons

Physical properties of silicones Silicones are the polymers that consist mostly of silicon (sometimes mistakenly spelled cilicone), oxygen, hydrogen and carbon. These polymers are used in production of silicone rubber, silicone resign, silicone grease and silicone oil. Silicones possess several extremely useful properties that give them clear advantage over the other materials used for the

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Silicone Keypads

The Benefits of a Silicone Keypads   Most people don’t realize how often they make use of a silicone keypad. Silicone keypads are beginning to be seen almost anywhere. A silicone keypad can be customized so that they can fit many different equipment and appliances. On these items are soft silicone keypads that have replaced

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Silicone Rubber Keypad Manufacturer

Silicone Rubber Keypad   Many industries regard products that are made from silicone highly valuable. That is because many companies need silicone rubber. Every person comes into contact with products made with silicone every day. The material has unique properties that make it very popular for production use. Silicone rubber has physical properties that cannot

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Silicone Dynamics Contacts

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