With this project, the JN White team worked especially hard in developing a backlighting solution that would be visible through the entire surface area of the warning light and wouldn’t leak into adjacent areas.
Dead Front Panels. The product, which will be used in a military vehicle, required a very precise dead front paneling system that would prevent the user from seeing warning lights when inactive. To accomplish this, the JN White team engineered and manufactured a graphic overlay with a light-blocking layer and transparent, dead front ink that lights up when white light is illuminated behind it, which meant that the warning lights were hidden until activated.
Custom Backlighting Solution. When activated, each of the three warning lights needed to appear bright, contrast with the dark background, and prohibit light leaks into their neighboring, inactive warning lights. To accomplish this, the JN White team created custom-edge acrylic light diffusers alongside side-firing LEDs. This shot light into an acrylic disc, which seamlessly scattered and diffused the light across the now lit-up warning symbol.
Our team also worked on custom components of the membrane switch, including a metal subpanel assembly and an intricate printed circuit board assembly.
Metal Subpanel Assembly and Custom Connector. As a part of their product, customers occasionally need a solution outside of the JN White. For this project, we collaborated with one of our highly-trusted industry partners to design an extremely complex metal subpanel that matched our specifications. The custom connector also required a specialized design to adhere to the military specifications.
Printed Circuit Board Assembly. Typically, sensitive electronic components adhere to a flexible circuit board, but in this design the JN White team chose to use a rigid, printed circuit board that better matched the project goals.
While this product is still in the prototyping phase, we are confident that our customer will be satisfied with the technology developed and implemented throughout this engineering and manufacturing process.
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JN White is an ISO 9001:2015 and ITAR-certified manufacturer of membrane switches, graphic overlays, and custom labels. All of our products are Made In The U.S.A. We specialize in the design and manufacture of complex graphic overlays, complex membrane switch keyboards, assembly and membrane switch testing. Our supporting products and services include: rapid prototyping; electronic shielding (ESD); backlighting (including addressable LEDs); design & development; vendor managed inventory (VMI); and medical device, UDI and UL label constructions. JN White works with global brands in the aerospace, medical device, medical instruments, industrial electronics, consumer appliance and defense (or military/DoD) industries. Made in America. Made in the U.S.