5 Facts About Capacitive Switches

5 Facts About Capacitive Switches

Not all switches rely on moving parts to open and close a circuit. All switches do, in fact, control a circuit. While some of them contain moving parts, though, others use do not. Capacitive switches fall under the latter category. Rather than using moving parts to...
What Is In-Mold Decorating (IMD)?

What Is In-Mold Decorating (IMD)?

When researching manufacturing solutions for custom parts and products, you may come across in-mold decorating (IMD). It’s commonly used to decorate plastic parts and products. IMD, however, isn’t the same as traditional molding processes. If you’re...
The Ultimate Guide to Touch Switches

The Ultimate Guide to Touch Switches

Switches are commonly used in keypads, human machine interfaces (HMIs) and other electronic devices. They are designed to control a circuit. Interacting with a switch will open or close a circuit, for instance. While some switches use a mechanical method of operation,...
How Do Capacitive Switches Work?

How Do Capacitive Switches Work?

Ever wonder how capacitive switches work? Even if you’ve used them, you may not be familiar with their underlying mechanics. Like all switches, capacitive switches are designed to control a circuit. You can touch them to open or close a circuit, such as the...
What Is a Membrane Switch Panel?

What Is a Membrane Switch Panel?

You can’t choose a membrane switch without considering the panel. Like all switches, membrane switches are used to control a circuit. They feature one or more buttons that, when pressed, will open or close a circuit. Membrane switches simply feature an...