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Membrane Switch

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Membrane Switch

Elcom Designs specializes in membrane switches that are customized for various applications.

Essentially, a membrane switch consists of two polyester films, which are printed with a conductive layout. In between is a die-cut spacer that maintains an open circuit, where a finger press establishes contact switching it on. Then again, releasing this contact brings the system back to its original state.

We will be more than happy to share our extensive knowledge and experience in membrane switch technologies with our clients. Inquire with us now so we can assist you in your undertaking.

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Specification of Membrane Switch:

Environmental Operating Temperature -40°C to +80°C (-40°to 176°F)
  Storage Temperature -40°C to +85°C (-40°to 185°F)
  Humidity 40°C, 90% to 95% for 240 hours
  Vibration 20G's max.
Mechanical Actuation Force Non-tactile 60g to 300g (2oz to 10oz)
    Tactile 150g to 400g (6oz to 14oz)
  Switch Stroke Non-tactile 0.1 to 0.5mm
  Life Expectancy Tactile 0.6 to 1.5mm
    Non-tactile >5 million actuations
    Tactile >1 million actuations
Electrical Operating Voltage 35 volts maximum
  Operating Current 10 micro amps to 100 milliamps, resistive
  Operating Power 1 watt maximum
  Circuit Resistance 10 ohms to 500 ohms, dependent on size and layout
  Insulation Resistance 100M ohms at 100V DC
  Dielectric Withstand >250 VRMs (50-60Hz 1 minute)
  Contact Bounce ≤ 5 milliseconds