Capacitive Switches / Capacitive Touch Sensors printed on flexible material

Over the past couple of years Capacitive Switches printed onto flexible materials have gained in popularity to now becoming one of the most versatile interface options available.

 Apart from the obvious benefits of being water proof and having no moving parts, Reid Industrial offers flexible printed Capacitive Switches with fully integrated back-lighting and proximity sensors.  Design options are numerous and flexible, with button, slider and rotor options easily co - existing with SMD Led arrays, fitted to a screen printed or digitally printed Overlay Panel. All options are available with a ready to go plug in flexible tail.

Ideal for robust applications such as kiosks and industrial projects

The face surface of a capacitive switch can be made from durable hardcoated acrylic or glass up to 10mm thick, making your device completely vandal proof and creating a smooth sealed and indestructible unit.

Without having the need to drill holes for mechanical switches, protruding buttons or knobs to contend with, service or maintenance requirements are minimal. The unit will be completely sealed and easily wiped down for cleaning.

Controllers for Capacitive Switches

Controllers for Capacitive Switches have progressed dramatically over the past couple of years, with many low cost brands now available.

They now offer many design options, such as water tolerance detection, noise filtering, auto tuning, re calibration, low power and proximity functionality. They can sense through panels up to 10mm thick, even through gloved hands, making them excellent for use in industrial environments.

For your next project, why not consider the look and feel of a capacitive switch, your product will be modern and stylish, and add a unique touch to your business.

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