Category: Membrane Switches

Durable Membrane Switche

How Can I Make My Membrane Switch More Durable?

By Ken Boss I’ve come across many design engineers who underestimate the durability of membrane switches. They tend to prefer mechanical switches, most likely because mechanical switches can feel heavier and more physical than a typical membrane switch. But there…

Three Big Membrane Switch Myths

By Ken Boss I’ve been in the business a long time, and I still get surprised by the misperceptions some people have about membrane switches. Of course, there is a lot to know about these specialized assemblies. But without the…

Helpful Tips On Extending The Life of Membrane Switches

By Ken Boss It is common for folks to mishandle membrane switches, rendering them useless. Therefore, we put together a quick overview of what we think are the most common mistakes in handling them and how to extend the life…

Membrane Switch Installation

Top 5 Biggest Membrane Switch Installation Mistakes

By Ken Boss With the flexibility, durability, and user-friendly functionality of membrane switches, I’ve seen them used in a huge variety of applications across a range of different industries, from precision medical devices to ruggedized outdoor machinery. There is just…

Copper Flex Circuitry

Signs You Might Need Copper Flex Circuitry

By Ken Boss Flexible circuits are an essential tool in the design of compact electronics, like consumer appliances or medical device products. In our business, they are typically employed on ribbon cables that link membrane switches (and other control interfaces)…

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.