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How to Place Metal Dome Arrays on Your Circuit Board

You can place metal domes on your membrane switch, flex circuit, or circuit board in various ways. Metal domes can be placed in pockets or attached to adhesive tape. The most common way to secure metal domes to your substrate is with pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape. Metal domes backed with PSA tape are called PEEL-N-PLACE™arrays […]

Choose Your Circuit Plating Wisely

When choosing your plating, keep in mind that each time a tactile dome is pressed that the legs or outer perimeter of the dome flexes. This can rub on the circuit and cause deterioration of the circuit pad over time. Both nickel and gold plating are options, but the type of plating depends on the […]