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Xymox Won 4 Golden Image Awards

Posted by Angie Hartline on

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) held their annual Golden Image Awards at the 2018 SGIA Expo. The Golden Image Awards, previously known as the Golden Squeegee Awards, celebrates industry-leading excellence and covers almost every item, no matter how complex, created by specialty imaging. Nearly 100 companies from around the world entered the competition, submitting several hundred entries in 53 product categories. If you print it, there is a category for you.

Xymox submitted four examples of screen printed electronics from client projects in 2018. All four Xymox entries received awards!

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Topics: conductive ink, silver ink, printed circuits, printed traces, membrane switch, membrane switches, printed circuit, screen printing, touch sensor, capacitive sensor, capacitive touch, backlighting, tactile switch, backlit icons

Apple Buys Victorinox

Posted by Dean Hotvet on

Frustrated with its California design team only squeezing 15 different sensors into it the wrist band of the latest Apple Watch, the Cupertino giant goes to the homeland of fine handmade time pieces, Switzerland, to buy Victorinox, the originator of the world’s first do-everything-tool, the Swiss Army Knife.

DISCLAIMER: The above is totally made-up and more in line with The Onion than the Xymox Blog.

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Topics: membrane switch, membrane switches, touch sensor, capacitive sensor, capacitive touch

Screen Printing 101

Posted by Angie Hartline on

Screen printing has always been and remains a very versatile part of Xymox Technologies product offerings, we like to think of it as our lifeblood, every product starts in screen printing. As with most manufacturing processes, screen printing technology has advanced over the years; these advancements have helped the process become more controlled than ever before. Though significant changes have been made in technology, the basic fundamentals of screen printing remain the same.

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Topics: conductive ink, silver ink, printed circuits, printed traces, membrane switch, membrane switches, printed circuit, screen printing, touch sensor, graphic overlay, capacitive touch

What is Resistance and Why Does it Matter?

Posted by Angie Hartline on

When referring to circuits, resistance is a common word that you will come across. What is it and why does it matter? Xymox Lab Supervisor, Jerry King, answered these questions (and more)!

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Topics: resistance, conductive ink, silver ink, printed circuits, printed traces, membrane switch, membrane switches, printed circuit