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What’s air vent hole and function of it on dome array?

The hole on PET around metal dome or the slot between dome and dome is called the “vent hole” or “vent slot”, which is very important for the normal operation of metal dome. It will result in poor feel and affect the function of … Continue reading

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Can metal dome be weld on PCB board?

We know there are different assembly methods for metal dome, such as metal dome with legs can insert in PCB’s pin hole to fix, similar like below picture. Most of the dome switch with legs are triangle type. It has … Continue reading

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Can metal dome sheet go through high temperature furnace?

Some customers could ask whether metal dome array or dome sheet can pass high temperature furnace? The answer is no. Why some customers would have such a request? That’s because they need to do the welding and soldering process after place the … Continue reading

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How to increase the click feeling of metal dome?

We know the click feeling of metal dome largely affects the use of the whole products, so how should we do to improve the click feeling of metal dome? Here are the answers: Choose the high-height metal dome, such as … Continue reading

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Why need to add an plunger (actuator) on metal dome array?

Why the customer want to make an plunger or actuator  on the top layer of metal dome array? There are two main functions: 1. Increase the total height of overall product; 2. Increase the touch and click feeling of dome switch. The height and diameter of the plunger or actuator should … Continue reading

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What the reasons for poor conduction of metal dome?

We all know that the metal dome is very important for the conduction of electronic product, if the metal dome has problem, the whole product will be affected. Then whether a product has conduction problem and its must caused by … Continue reading

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How to distinguish quickly the suface of Nickel plated, gold plated, silver plated, stainless steel, phosphor bronze silver plated from metal dome?

The color appearance of Nickel-plated and stainless steel is relatively indifference, so need to distinguish through the multimeter, adjusted the multimeter to the diode gear, the two pens moved on the metal dome at the same time, if the sound … Continue reading

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Can different shapes and size of metal domes be placed on a dome array?

Different metal dome shapes (four legs snap dome, triangle metal dome, round and oblong tactile dome) and diameter can be done on a dome array, we could do as the customer request. Why does the customer have such a request? … Continue reading

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What performance should we learn about metal domes?

Do you know what is the force, rebound force and click ratio means in metal dome product?Those are some basic performance we should know if you are going to buy metal dome, hereby we will tell you. CP means compression … Continue reading

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How to clean metal dome and what we should check after cleaned

The key point to determine the quality of metal dome and snap dome is that whether the metal dome is cleaned or not. If the metal dome switch is not cleaned, it will affect the conduction of circuit board, which … Continue reading

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