- INNOVATIVE SWITCH SOLUTIONS by Snaptron Inc. -

Choose Your Circuit Plating Wisely

metal dome

When choosing your plating, keep in mind that each time a tactile dome is pressed that the legs or outer perimeter of the dome flexes. This can rub on the circuit and cause deterioration of the circuit pad over time. Both nickel and gold plating are options, but the type of plating depends on the amount of actuations you anticipate for the life of the application.  For higher life applications, harder nickel or gold is needed.  Lower life applications can get away with ENIG plating.  Read more here. 

Leave a Reply

About Snaptron Inc.

Industry leaders in the design and manufacturing of metal dome switch contacts and complementary equipment for the membrane switch and related switch industries.

Interested in our products or services? Feel free to visit our full site to learn more about what we do best.

WordPress Development & Design by Sean Roberts