Via hole through the board is suggested for venting if other means are not used
Snaptron recommends that the circuit area under the dome be void of solder mask. The keep out area begins at the outside edge of the outer circuit pad that the dome is positioned on and includes area inside of pads.
Metric Domes (in millimeter)
|8.5mm||< dome hole diameter||4.25||6.98||9.78||0.38|
|10mm||< dome hole diameter||4.50||8.49||11.28||0.51|
|12mm||< dome hole diameter||5.25||10.18||13.27||0.51|
|14mm||< dome hole diameter||6.25||12.06||15.27||0.51|