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The Click Feeling and the Life of Metal Dome

In a certain force, what will change if the click feeling of metal dome gets greater? Yes, the return force will get smaller, the stroke of the metal dome needing higher, the height getting higher and the life getting shorter. … Continue reading

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Good to Know Something about the Air Vent on Metal Dome

Most customers will ignore the air vent on the metal dome when they plan to design the metal dome array. Actually, whether it is a key, or multiple key, we will add the air vent on the original drawings of … Continue reading

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How to test the life of metal dome?

I often receive this question “ what’s the life of this metal dome? We require 1million times?” from customers, it’s very easy to tell you the answer, but I think you maybe want to know how to test and get the result. Hereby I will … Continue reading

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What’s the tolerance for the stamping and cutting PET of dome array?

At present, have two methods to make dome array, one is cutting (by laser), another is stamping (by tooling), so some customers will ask what’s the tolerance of them, I made a comparison charts, please see it, then you can … Continue reading

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How to Assemble Metal Dome Array on PCB

Some people will ask us how to assemble metal dome array on PCB, and today I’d like to share some basic information for that. It’s a very simple to assemble our metal dome array on PCB, and here are some basic … Continue reading

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New SMD Metal Dome Switch

Are you trying to find out a metal dome which can be soldered on circuit board? I think so, because the normal metal dome are not recommended to be soldered on the circuit because it will reduce or damage function … Continue reading

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Why Metal Dome Force Changed After Assembly on PCB

Recently one customer complain that the metal dome force changed so much after assembly on PCB. The metal dome used was “X6T-350-0.8*3.0”(A Triangle dome,  Diameter 6mm, force 350gf, leg: 0.8*3.0mm). Before assembly, force is in normal force range 350gf, but … Continue reading

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Metal Dome Activation Force Conversion

Thanks to the big Earth we live on, so we can see different culture around the world, so we can see different measure method on the same thing, so different results. When we discuss metal dome, people use various units, … Continue reading

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PCB PAD Finishing for Metal Dome

If it is the first time you try to use metal dome or metal dome array on circuit board (PCB or FPC), then probably you want to know what kind of surface finishing of circuit board should be used if … Continue reading

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Metal Dome in Tube

Regarding the Four-leg metal domes, for small-medium volume production, if people want a high assembly speed, but don’t have Automated SMT machine, we recommend us our metal dome in tube, as well as Peel & Place dome. And here,  I’d … Continue reading

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