Membrane switches are unique products that can have many custom features. They may seem like a simple component, but there really is a complexity to them with many surprising aspects. We’re going to share five things that might interest you about membrane switches.
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Membrane Switches
- Components to build membrane switches aren’t necessarily hard to find, but some items have limited suppliers which can make for longer lead times and higher costs with some manufacturers.
- In reality,the entire membrane switch can be customized. Size, shape, number of buttons, LED’s, graphics, backers. You can pretty much make it any way they want while keeping space limitations in mind.
- Because air neither enters nor escapes a HeatSeal® switch external venting is not required even when subjected to changes in temperature or atmospheric pressure.
- A compact design is normally desirable for a membrane switch. Because of that, the most common surprise that engineers/designers see relates to space limitations.
Telamco proudly manufactures custom membrane switches that can be found in products in a variety of industries. Your switch can be customized to fit your specifics and manufactured using quality processes. There are limitations, but many possibilities at the same time.Learn About Membrane Switches