The customer approached JN White™ for help designing and producing a membrane switch for a portable oxygen unit. The product was utilized in low light environments and the customer needed a solution with graphics that would be easy to see in these situations. In addition, the switch needed to be sealed to meet stringent medical device guidelines.
How JN White™ Helped
After initially manufacturing prototypes with white graphics, the customer wanted more visibility in low light environments. The design team at JN White™ quickly developed a solution to the visibility challenge by proposing glow-in-the-dark graphics. This graphics treatment was achieved using phosphorescent technology. In addition the team designed the switch with a “solid” polycarbonate gasket that met the “ingress” requirements without going the route of expensive 3M VHB tape.
The team at JN White™ managed the development of this component from inception through production. The final switch is sealed to meet the product requirements and utilizes phosphorescent technology for glow-in-the-dark graphics. The switch can easily be seen in even low light environments.
Sign up for tips from our interface guru, Ken Boss.
Fill out this short form and we’ll send occasional and useful interface tips directly to your inbox.
See What Our Customers Are Saying
"We always deal with Steve Matacz. He is the best at making sure all details are perfect. Timely communication with any questions we have."
Paul A., Recreational
"Customer response time is one of the best; always prompt and helpful. On-time performance the last 12 months is 100%."
RoseMarie C., Utilities
"Customer service, quality and lead time are great!
Sara H., Medical Devices
We had been getting labels from a small, local supplier. Then we had a UL audit and the Inspector found that the labels should have been manufactured per UL approved constructions. She asked me what other label manufacturers use and I said, 'JN White™,' to which she immediately said, 'use them!' She didn't have to look them up or anything.
Brian B., Manufacturing
JN White™ does an excellent job in regards to the quality of their product! They are a good, responsive company that takes care of its customers and, if there does happen to be an issue, is quick to rectify the problem and make it right.
Steve L., Fitness Equipment
The JN White™ team handling our account makes my day much easier. Communication is clear and timely on everything from quotes to pull-ins. Rarely does any item coming from JN White™ end up being an issue. I am very satisfied with the level of attention and effort that they put in on a daily basis.
Ian M., Communications
Doug and Jaime suggested an alternative to the present (3rd party) water jet cutting of our product. JN White's™ plotter cutting resulted in a superior finish and reduced cost with the entire production process being done at one supplier. Great work!
Roger W., Home Products
Every aspect, from concept to quote, to proof and the final product, is handled very quickly and the end product is always excellent.
Connor B., Homegoods