Star Trac trusts Simcone
Star Trac is a leader in developing fitness equipment for the gym & fitness industry, with focus on solutions to mold lifelong habits for health and fitness.
In the end of 2014,Star Trac decided to replace the Membrane switch with Silicon keypads for some equipments.Fortunately,Simcone eventually won from many competitors because of our professional and repuation.
Although their products require high glossy PU coating,Simcone does it very well.Nowadays,many rubber keypads on their equipments are made by Simcone.
RUBBER KEYPAD vs MEMBRANE SWITCH
|FEATURES||RUBBER KEYPAD||MEMBRANE SWITCH|
|Method of construction||embossed||flat|
|Design||any shape and colour is possible||no restriction of colours key design limited|
|Operating force||stepless (force/way curve can be defined)||in different levels|
|Assembly||simple, housing and PCB have to be designed accordingly||simple, by self-adhesive back|
|Tooling charges||relatively high||relatively low|
|Series pricing Production||very low for big quantities||> 500 pcs. quite cheap (up to medium quantities)|
|Lifetime||at least 1 million opera-tions if optimal cons-truction is provided||depending on the base material used|