When product designers are developing a new design and button controls are required there is usually a discussion about whether to use a membrane switch or touchscreen control. Each option has benefits and situations where they’ll fit best. There are a few considerations that often come up in decision making conversations. Control Device Considerations Durability […]
Water and electronics are normally things that you try to keep away from each other. You don’t want to drop your cell phone in a lake or have your wrist watch fall into the toilet. It is likely that they will not function after they’ve been immersed in water. Why does water destroy electronic devices? […]
Membrane switches have long been the industry standard for user interface among a wide range of industries. Applying HeatSeal® technology to our high quality electronic membrane switches allows them to operate in environments where pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) switches often fail. Each layer within environmentally sealed membrane switches serve a purpose. Learn more about the switch construction below. […]
There are six topics to consider when starting your membrane switch design. Think through these topics to ensure your design is comprehensive from the start! We’ll help move your membrane switch project from concept to reality.
Where can you find popular membrane switches in use? They are more common than you may realize. Think about it for a minute and see how many places you can think of that use a membrane switch. We gathered four people for 10 minutes and asked them to list items in their home, office or […]
Membrane switches manufactured by Telamco are often made with HeatSeal ® technology that seals out harmful contaminants that can damage the switch. One of those contaminants is water. Where do you need a waterproof switch? There are many functions that would benefit from using a waterproof membrane switch. It often extends the life of the […]