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Xymox Got a Cobot

Posted by Angie Hartline on

Cobot = collaborative robot. It is meant to work in conjunction with the employees (not replace them).

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PEDOT, aka Magic Water

Posted by Dean Hotvet on

Screen printed PEDOT is a nearly clear conductive polymer. An interesting feature of the screen printed version of PEDOT...it is almost all water.

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Deciding Between a Custom Touch Sensor Solution or Off-the-Shelf?

Posted by Angie Hartline on

If you are thinking about adding a touch screen to your assembly, do you know when can you get by with a standard off-the-shelf product and when you need a custom unit built specifically for your needs? Great question. To be fair, this is an apple and oranges comparison. The two solutions can differ greatly.

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Optical Punch, What is it and Why Use it?

Posted by Angie Hartline on

This is an automatic optical punch machine:

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What is Total Quality Management?

Posted by Angie Hartline on

What does it mean to practice Total Quality Management? According to ISO (International Organization for Standardization), there are 7 Quality Management Principles that companies follow to incorporate quality throughout the entire organization, every process, department, etc. (hence "total" quality management). Quality isn't just a department, it is a way of practicing business from top to bottom, everyone is involved in ensuring quality is a priority in everything. It is about process thinking and risk assessment, prevention, management, and documentation.

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You Asked, We Answered: Printed NFC Antenna

Posted by Angie Hartline on

 

Why would I want the NFC antenna printed on the sensor?

That is a great question, for this one we went to Mike Hansen, our New Product Development Manager.

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Interns Give Xymox a Fresh Perspective

Posted by Angie Hartline on

Alex Rodriguez & Drew Baumann, discuss their role and experience as interns this summer with Xymox.

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What Happens to Your Touch Sensor When a Display Goes End of Life?

Posted by Angie Hartline on

It is so easy to have a display supplier stick a touch sensor right onto the display, ship it to you all ready to go, but what happens when that display goes end of life (EOL)?

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You Asked, We Answered: Silver Ink

Posted by Angie Hartline on

 

Why do you use silver ink rather than copper, aluminum, or titanium?

That is a great question, for this one we went to Jerry King, our Lab Supervisor, who knows the in's and out's of conductive printing.

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Color Matching

Posted by Angie Hartline on

Color matching doesn't seem like it would be very difficult but it can be. Reproducing a color has many variables involved. When you are having something printed with your brand color, you expect it to match - our color matching expert, Mike Finley, hand mixes every ink to perfect the color and ensure your product is EXACTLY how you want it. 

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