Pannam Blog

Anatomy of a Silver Flex Membrane Switch Infographic

Silver Flex membrane switches are the most common construction for flexible, custom membrane keypads. It is also the most popular membrane switch construction due to its affordability. But what exactly are the parts that make up a membrane switch? What design options...

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Sourcing Membrane Switches: A Checklist

Selecting a membrane switch supplier should be easy. However, seemingly simple printed keypads can cause a lot of problems such as unexpected costs, poor material choices, manufacturing inexperience and just plain poor customer service. To make sure your next switch...

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Implementing Light Guide Film Backlighting

The engineers at Pannam can integrate backlighting into your membrane switch using any of four different technologies (Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), Electroluminescent (EL) Lighting, Fiber Optic Lighting and Light Guide Film) depending upon your requirements. This...

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4 Must-Follow User Interface Design Principles

Human-machine interface (HMI) design is one of the most critical aspects of product design. It's a delicate balance of form and function, facilitating communication between machines or devices and the humans that operate them. HMIs must support the product's...

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