Metal dome arrays are pre-loaded polyester dome carriers backed with pressure-sensitive adhesive. Metal dome arrays are used in a number of applications across a variety of industries. Metal dome arrays, also known as tactile domes for membrane switches, can be custom designed for your product. Precision is key to your company’s success, which is why we’ve designed a wide range of dome arrays specific to your industry.
The automotive industry has strict production protocols and processes when it comes to manufacturing cars and trucks. When it comes to automotive interiors, more and more commands are controlled by touch and voice. For those controls manipulated by touch, haptic feedback is key to keeping the driver and passengers comfortable. Steering wheel controls, key fobs, and heating and AC buttons all require tactile domes to function. Our domes are rated for millions of cycles, making them ideal for many automotive applications.
Countless medical devices require touch to operate, including glucose monitors, lab equipment, ventilators, and medical imaging products. These devices need the right tactile domes and metal domes arrays to function correctly every time. A doctor or nurse may need to use a piece of equipment at a moment’s notice, and device failure can yield catastrophic results. That’s why it’s important to source metal domes developed in a controlled environment room. Which reduces the risk of pollutants that may affect the domes. This leads to higher-quality domes that can be used in the medical industry, ensuring precise operation every time a device is used.
Precision is key for military, defense, and security contractors, who need products that can be taken out in the field and used multiple times. Certain applications may also need to have “quiet” clicks that are inaudible to those nearby. With our metal domes, devices such as GPS units, field radios, and laser sights will work precisely in the field, and the robust construction of each dome means that they’ll withstand constant use for long periods of time.
We’ve written before about how our dome arrays and individual snap domes can be used in video game controllers, but many other consumer products that use metal domes. With a custom Peel-N-Place array, you can add metal domes to any printed circuit board that controls a phone, a GPS, or many other types of electronic devices.
If you’d like to learn more about metal dome arrays and how they can serve your industry, then please contact us today. All of our tactile domes are made at our facility in Windsor, Colorado, and shipped direct worldwide. You can request free samples of any dome model that you see on our website.