Long Life, Finger Acutated Elastic Diaphragm Switch Assembly
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11
This article relates to deformable electrical switches and, more partic relates to finger-actuated elastic diaphragm switch (EDS) assemblies. Present finger-actuated EDS assemblies cannot be designed for extremely long fatigue life and/or reliable operation because it is possible to kink or overstress a circuit line when it is deflected by a finger through a hole in the separator panel, causing intermittent and unreliable operation.