Technomark Rubber Keypads Add a Tactile Experience
Used in an enormous amount of both consumer and industrial products, rubber keypads offer a well established alternative to membrane switches. Rubber keypads are used in everything from TV remotes, cell phones, PDAs, and much more. Through Technomark you can even apply EL Backlighting and Screen Printing to enhance the aesthetic feel and ease of use on your user interface. In addition to those options, Technomark also offers Over Coating to help prolong the life of your rubber keypads when high usage or severe conditions are expected.
Contact us early and we’ll help you select the ideal textures, materials, and color options, and perhaps find ways to reduce project costs and speed manufacturing.
Need a prototype for a new design? Our design team can get you started with digital or production samples. We’ll work with you to test samples for the best interface results.
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- Material sourcing
- Circuit board layout
- Graphic design consultation and art production
- ADA industry requirements
- User interface best practices
Samples available by request
Rubber keypad and membrane switch
Complete Design Service from Layout through Prototypes
Think you don’t use rubber keypads? Think again. Rubber keypads are used in a multitude of everyday devices from remotes to keyboards. Rubber keypads are a reliable and sensible option for any of your button, key, or switch applications. Technomark is your first and last stop for any of your rubber keypad needs.
LED & Electroluminescent Backlight Devices
- Dynamic Flexing
- Thinnest available interconnection technology
- Elimination of mechanical connectors
- Elimination of wiring errors
- Increased impedance control
What to Think About When Creating a Rubber Keypad Project
- Overall keypad size
- Base thickness
- Key top outside dimensions
- Contact size
- Mounting hole details
- Mounting boss details
- Dimensions (keypad and buttons)
- Keypad/switch colors
- Actuation force
- Snap Ratio
- Electrical specs
- Material specs
- Graphic color(s)
- Printing artwork
Frequently Asked Questions
What affects the life of a rubber keypad?
Membrane style and durometer of the material have the most effect on a switch life. The various coating choices can increase the life of a rubber keypad up to 20 times.
What kind of rubber is a keypad made of?
Rubber keypads are made of silicone rubber that comes in different durometer’s including, 40,50,60,70 the higher the number the harder the rubber.
Can rubber keypads be backlit?
Yes – Laser Cutting the key tops and legends does allow backlighting to show through printed graphics.
What colors do keypads come in?
Many different colors, we can also color match to your existing material sample.
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Our team can get you started on your next project.
The Technomark design and engineering team will work with you to fully understanding your needs, from collaboration, design verification, sourcing the best materials, prototyping, and manufacturing to your exacting standards.
Before delivery, parts are visually inspected and electrically tested for functionality.