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Why Snaptron developed the DT-Series dome contact…Part IV

What metals or other materials are used to make dome contacts? Metal domes are made of stainless steal and can be plated (typically with Nickel or Gold) to lower contact resistance. All standard DT-Series domes are stainless steel with nickel plating (ROHS compliant). Metal domes are extremely versatile and can be used in a wide […]

Why Snaptron developed the DT-Series dome contact…Part III

How were you able to create a less-complex, longer-lasting, easy-to manufacture component than existing tact switches? Metal dome contacts are essentially a single piece of stamped stainless steel with optional plating. Tact switches typically include a housing in which a metal dome resides, an enclosure, and often a built in actuator. Therefore manufacturing of tact […]

Why Snaptron developed the DT-Series dome contact…Part II

What was the development process like, and how long did it take to get the product to market? What challenges did you encounter during that process? Once the dual action dome concept was created, researched, and tested, the production of the first DT-Series dome took less than 2 months. The DT-Series are essentially SPST metal […]

Why Snaptron developed the DT-Series dome contact…Part I

What led Snaptron to develop the DT-Series dome contact with IntelliTac technology? The DT-Series dual action dome was created in response to a customer inquiry. The customer wanted a switch that, once activated, would stay permanently in the “on” position for the life of the product. They wanted to be able to test this product […]