Plastic is molded into plastic keycaps through plastic injection molding, by different processes : printing, laser etching or cutting to produce plastic keycaps in different colors, fonts or patterns.Silicone rubber is produced as keypad base by compression molding.
Plastic keypaps and silicone rubber keypad base are processed and brushed with treatment agent, then the complete plastic keypad/keyboard(P+R) is produced by appropriate adhesive and pressing processes in the assembly of the fixture. Read More »
In order to meet different requirements, there are many different production processes of silicone rubber button pad, like silkscreen printing, laser etching, epoxy coating,P+R keypad and backing adhesive layer.More and more silicone rubber button pad use backing self-adhesive layer. Read More »
Differences Between the Insert Molding & Overmolding Techniques of Silicone Rubber Keyboard Read More »
How to design a custom silicone rubber keypad?
As a experienced silicone rubber keypad manufacturer, Xiamen Better Silicone Rubber Co.,ltd would like to offer you some silicone rubber keypad design guide.
First or all, to design a good tactile keypad without stuck keys, there are three main factors which will affect rubber buttons' tactile: operating force，actuation force & travel distance.
Xiamen Better Silicone Rubber Co.,ltd is specialized in producing silicone rubber keypads used all kinds of technology and surface protective treatments. For instance, silk screen, laser etching, epoxy, dual durometers/colors, plastic rubber, metal dome and PU coating, etc. We also have professional designers to offer you advice and solutions on silicone rubber keypad design.
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Why silicone rubber keypad button stuck? For a silicone rubber keypad manufacturer, the stuck key condition is a poor function, which directly affects the quality and normal use of the keypad.
There are many reasons that cause keypad button stuck. There is reason for case and also for silicone button. Following share the reasons why some of the silicone key can not rebound when pressed down after the installation.
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All silicone keyboards work differently.When you press a rubber button on a silicone keyboard, the key webbing deforms. When it deforms, it will have tactile feedback. Then, when you release the pressed button, the silicone keyboard will return to its original shape without tactile feedback. Not all Read More »
The laser engraved silicone button refers to the rubber button that uses the laser cutting process. The laser engraving rubber keypad, also known as laser engraved silicone button,laser marking button pad.It is a process of surface treatment using optical principles. Usually, to spray the specific Read More »