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Silicone Rubber Buttons & Elastomer Buttons, also called Silicone Buttons Pad or Rubber Keypad, as a elastomer switches components, which made from transparent & translucent silicone materials by compression molding & LSR injection moulding, is widely used in electronics, remote controller, medical device and machines etc. As a reliable switches components, silicone buttons have two different functions.
Silicone Rubber Buttons without conductive pills, which also called button cover or button cap, as a switches keyboard cover, also have dust proof and decorative effects.
Silicone Buttons with conductive pills and buttons webbing, which also called silicone buttons pads & silicone keypads, not only as button cover, but also as a switch & on-off.
Silicone Rubber Buttons Conductors,
As a push button, like conductive keyboard which mainly have five conductive ways
1. Black Carbon Pills
2. Conductive Ink Printing
3. Metal Domes
4. Gold Pill
5. Nickel Pills
Notes: Nickel Pills, is one kinds of conductive pills, more information, please surf: conductive keypads
|Carbon Pills||Above 10 Millions||10-100 Ohms||1.5-8 mm||0.2-0.6 mm||Lower Resistance |
Stable Life Time
|Conductive Ink Printing||Above 10 Millions||50-350 Ohms||Available||10-20 Microns||Any Shape is Available||Resistance Limited|
|Metal Domes||Above 10 Millions||0-10 Ohms||Available||0.05-0.1mm||Lower Resistance || |
Bad Tactile Feel
Without Dust Free Functions
|Metal Pills||Above 10 Millions||0-10 Ohms||Available||0.05-2mm||Lower Resistance || |
High Unit Price
Silicone Buttons Characters & Text
Silicone Rubber Buttons Legends & Icons have two main types: Silkscreen Printed and Laser Etched & Engraved
Silicone Rubber Buttons Cover & Protective Coating
For more durable, after silkscreen printing or laser cutting, silicone rubber buttons also need protective coating manufacturing process, or need with plastic & metal buttons cover & caps
That have three kinds of protective coated ways for silicone ruber buttons
1. Silicone Oil Coating ( also called matte smooth coating)
2. PU Coating
Notes: silicone oil & matte smooth coating have good touch feel and dust proof, and more economical than PU coating.
PU coating is a little more durable than silicone matte smooth coating, and mainly used in outdoor electrical products, but expensive.