We are often asked this question by first-time customers who approach us for complete design of HMI from scratch. Different customers who have requirement of HMI call them by different names and terminology. From membrane keypads and keyboards to silicone keyboards, touch sense panels and metal keyboards, they are all human-machine interfaces or HMI. Although HMI buyers might have their own opinions on this, however, the reality is that Linepro has thousands of active customers with hundreds and thousands of … Continue reading “Which HMI will best suit the application?”
Membrane Keypads best Design PracticesPosted on January 3, 2023January 3, 2023Categories Membrane Keypad Leave a comment on Membrane Keypads best Design Practices
Membrane keypads, switches and keyboards are a specific type of customized circuit assembly that is designed to open or shut it’s current flowing circuit path. A keypad is made of many layers with each of the layer in the assembly construction has its own role. But what are the basic principles of designing a membrane keypad circuit and what best practices should you adhere to for ensuring your success? Read in detail: What is Membrane Keypad? The Function of Graphical Overlays in … Continue reading “Membrane Keypads best Design Practices”
DIY Custom Membrane Keypads and Switches DesignPosted on November 28, 2022November 28, 2022Categories Membrane Keypad, Uncategorized Leave a comment on DIY Custom Membrane Keypads and Switches Design
If you are searching an article where you may learn DIY Custom Membrane Keypads or switches design from a Professional Keypad Manufacturer like us, then you are at a right spot! We play with membrane keypads daily, so be rest assured that your DIY membrane keypad will work great with us. Just check the image below of a standard membrane keypad used for a handheld device. Does not it suit well on that tiny device? Great color combination, suitable surface … Continue reading “DIY Custom Membrane Keypads and Switches Design”
What is AES Encryption and how does it work?Posted on October 22, 2022October 22, 2022Categories AES ENCRYPTION, Uncategorized Leave a comment on What is AES Encryption and how does it work?
You’ve probably heard the word AES many times. You may have even asked yourself: what exactly is AES? What makes it special? If yes, then you’re in the right web spot as this blog will show you everything you should be aware of AES: Advanced Encryption Standard. We can think of AES as an advanced block cipher that can support three key lengths: 128, 192 and 256-bit encryption. It offers excellent security over long term against brute force attacks. As of the … Continue reading “What is AES Encryption and how does it work?”
Screen Printing: The indispensable Printing technique for Printed ElectronicsPosted on September 28, 2022September 28, 2022Categories Screen Printing Leave a comment on Screen Printing: The indispensable Printing technique for Printed Electronics
Screen printing involves the practice of pushing ink through a meshed screen stencil in order to superimpose a print on a substrate. At Linepro, more than 90% of graphic overlays for membrane keypads, switches and keyboards are printed by means of screen printing. This is a very popular method used across a variety of industries, the most common example being – graphics printed t-shirts which we wear in our day to day lives. It’s sometimes referred to as the silk printing or serigraphy however all … Continue reading “Screen Printing: The indispensable Printing technique for Printed Electronics”
What is Tactile Feedback in a Keypad for Input Devices?Posted on September 16, 2022September 16, 2022Categories Customized Input Devices, Membrane Keypad, Tactile Leave a comment on What is Tactile Feedback in a Keypad for Input Devices?
Tactile Keypads are those specially created to provide an indication or feedback to users following the actuation or ‘key press‘. For instance, when a button or key is pressed on a non-tactile keyboard, the user’s fingers press against the visual representation of the button. The users are unaware of the exact moment they activated the button unless there is some visual indication which assures user of receipt of input being recorded. In contrast, a tactile keypad can provide the sensation of a snap … Continue reading “What is Tactile Feedback in a Keypad for Input Devices?”
Customized membrane keypad important aspects of designing: The reliability and pricing!Posted on September 13, 2022November 10, 2022Categories Membrane Keypad Leave a comment on Customized membrane keypad important aspects of designing: The reliability and pricing!
Pricing and reliability are most important when designing a new membrane keypad or switch project. The design of the user human machine interface (HMI) must be sustainable in the working environment, should be able to meet functional requirements and economical. Read our Blog on : What is Industrial HMI? Applications & Design Considerations. The price of creating a customized membrane keypad design has to be in line with the overall project budget prior to committing to any kind of production. The price … Continue reading “Customized membrane keypad important aspects of designing: The reliability and pricing!”
Thank You for Visiting Our Booth at Automation Expo2022Posted on August 27, 2022August 28, 2022Categories Exhibition Leave a comment on Thank You for Visiting Our Booth at Automation Expo2022
Linepro Controls Pvt Ltd, Booth No W24, Hall No 01, Nesco Exhibition Center, Goregaon, Mumbai, India – 16 to 19 August, 2022 We would like to thank all the visitors, customers and associates for visiting our stall W24 at this years Automation Expo 2022. We hope it was a fruitful visit on your part and hope you enjoyed the hospitality at our stall. The Exhibition was a grand success for Linepro and gave us an opportunity to showcase live product … Continue reading “Thank You for Visiting Our Booth at Automation Expo2022”
ADHESIVE PRODUCTS FOR MEMBRANE KEYPADS, KEYBOARDS & SWITCHESPosted on July 23, 2022July 23, 2022Categories Membrane Keypad Leave a comment on ADHESIVE PRODUCTS FOR MEMBRANE KEYPADS, KEYBOARDS & SWITCHES
Adhesives are critical part of membrane keypads, keyboards & switches. Adhesives contribute greatly in the success of a keypad. It would not be incorrect to quote that it is the adhesive which holds the entire membrane keypad into one. In this article, we would discuss about two critical parts of membrane keypad: 1. The Spacer 2. Mounting Adhesive These layers are not as well-known as the PCB and graphic overlay, but they are crucial to creating an easy-to-use electronic control … Continue reading “ADHESIVE PRODUCTS FOR MEMBRANE KEYPADS, KEYBOARDS & SWITCHES”
Washing Machine Membrane Keypad & Keyboard Lift up issuesPosted on June 17, 2022June 17, 2022Categories Membrane Keypad Leave a comment on Washing Machine Membrane Keypad & Keyboard Lift up issues
Since the 90s, membrane keypads, keyboards & switches were extensively used in the industrial sector particularly in household appliances like washing machines, because of their attractive appearance, low weight, compact size, and lengthy lifespan. The procedure of using pressure-sensitive adhesives to join the keyboard’s membrane switch onto the washing machine housing is easy and efficient and the bond strength is sufficient. It’s one of the most popular techniques for assembly. As the standard of living continues to rise and improve, … Continue reading “Washing Machine Membrane Keypad & Keyboard Lift up issues”