With excellent weatherability in ruggedized environments, elastomer keypads are resistant to moisture, chemicals, and can endure temperatures ranging between -30° C to +80°C.
Provide users with exceptional tactile response with customizable tactile feedback with elastomer keypads that can be tailored between 100g to 300g of force.
Available in a wide range of design possibilities with custom colors, finishes and backlighting options
The one-piece construction of elastomer keypads streamlines tooling and construction, offering a cost-effective switch solution
Elastomer keypads offer a high-profile, tactile feel with an underlying switch layer. Reliable and durable, Boyd’s elastomer keypads are an excellent choice when three-dimensional keys are needed in high-moisture environments such as marine or military settings. Our dedicated engineers can provide you with keypad solutions that deliver the right look, feedback, and cost for your needs.
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When you need a switch with high-tactile feel and customizable feedback, elastomer keypads are an ideal choice. Benefits include:
Elastomer keypads provide excellent performance in a wide variety of conditions and offer several design options to fit your needs:
The switching layer underneath the elastomer keypad may be a flexible membrane circuit or a rigid printed circuit board. The shorting mechanism may be either a carbon pill molded into the keypad, or a metal dome assembled under the keypad.
0.040" - 0.050" typical
100g to 300g
No breaks in graphic lines after a minimum four continuous cycles on Norman tool abrasion test equipment with 175 grams of force on paper that has been baked at 50C for four hours.
Match within +/- 0.5 any pantone shade
40 - 80 shore A (55 typical)
100ma @ 24VDC/0.5s
>100 Mohms @ 500 VDC
-30° C to +80°C
-40° C to +85°C
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