Unlike “open” input devices, silicone keyboards allow data to be entered safely in greasy, humid or dusty environments. They are very comfortable to use and can be designed in great 3-D shapes through injection molding. There are almost no limits to the shape and color of silicone keypads.
As a rule, the silicone keypads are glued directly onto printed circuit boards, and the switching operation can be performed by means of a click-frog or short-stroke button.
Cretec supplies everything from a single source here: silicone keypad including customized circuit board.
- Input devices
- Control cabinets
- Operating units
- Device fronts
- Household appliances
- Office equipment
- Control units
They are widely used in the industrial sector, as they are IP68 keyboards, which means they can be washed down. Thanks to their antibacterial properties, they can also be used in the medical and food sectors.
– Household appliances
– Industrial application
– Medical and laboratory technology
– Measurement and control technology
Silicone is an extremely flexible and robust material that is resistant to mechanical stress as well as to solvents and UV radiation.