Materials

Materials

Conductive Technologies (CTI) only utilizes the most advanced and functional materials to assure optimum performance of our membrane switch products. We carefully select polyester and polycarbonates substrates that are calibrated to our high standards for printed electronics construction.

Materials Gauge & Inches Moisture
Resistance
Weather-
ability
Solvent
Resistance
Abrasion
Resistance
Stability Remarks
Polyester
(clear or matte finish)
.005
.007
.010
E E E G E Superior wear, solvent & weather resistance
UV Polyester
(matte or textured)
.006
.008
.010
E E E G E Superior wear, solvent & weather resistance
Polycarbonate
1Panel-X
.005
.007
.010
E G G N E Excellent clarity for clear surface appearance
2Panel-XS .005
.007
.010
E G G G E Textured surface, non-glare amp; scuff resistance
3Panel-XP .010 E G G G E
Contact Pad
Clear
Polyester
.005
.007
.010
E E E G E Excellent stability, for permanent applications requiring superior durability
Note: Panel-X, Gauge, .015, .020, .030 also available
1Panel-X .005
.007
.010
E G G N E
Spacer
Clear
Polyester
.005
.007
E E E G E Superior solvent wear, & weather resistance
Circuit
*Clear
Polyester
.005
.007
.010
.014
E E E G E Heat stabilized for max. circuit performance

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E=Excellent | G=Good | N=Not Recommended
1 Clear Polycarbonate
2 Sand Textured Polycarbonate
3 Pebble Textured Polycarbonate
* Material common in Conductive Technologies switch products

ADHESIVES: Conductive Technologies adhesives used in switch construction have been developed to provide permanence, durability, and compatibility with conductive composition throughout the life of the switch.

TEMPERATURE: Recommended service and storage temperature -20°F to +150°F