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Data Entry Keypad

Unique responsive feel. Durable performance

Create data entry keypads with Silastic silicone elastomers for a unique, responsive feel. Design durable keypads for telephones, computers, other devices.


Design data entry keypads with style and functionality

Enhance keypads with XIAMETER® brand silicone elastomers to provide the unique feel and outstanding functional performance of silicone. Proven XIAMETER silicone elastomers provide a sense of movement and touch, making them ideal for:

  • Remote control keypads
  • Mobile/cell phone and traditional telephone keypads
  • Game console keypads
  • Notebook computer keyboards
  • Home appliance keypads
  • Automotive entry and audio system keypads

You can depend on durable XIAMETER silicone elastomers for:

  • Excellent resistance to low and high temperatures
  • Quiet operation via soft, elastic contact for button activation
  • Long-term durability
  • Resistance to oxidation and environmental contaminants such as sulfur dioxide (SO2)
  • Withstand weather, humidity, and UV exposure

Gain design flexibility

Thin design is today's trend in consumer electronics. XIAMETER silicone rubber elastomers enable new, ultra-thin, and flexible data entry devices that:

  • Provide tactile response for accurate data entry
  • Offer color options, including multi-color and clear designs
  • Enable cost-effective manufacturing processes such as injection molding

Reduce handling, improve throughput, and achieve operational cost savings.

Add features that your customers desire

  • Enable a responsive click feeling
  • Add sense of movement and touch
  • Enhance flexibility

Get exactly what you need

XIAMETER silicone rubber products can be tailored to specific performance and application requirements.

Learn more about the money-, time- and labor-saving benefits of customized silicone elastomers from Dow Corning.

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Choose XIAMETER® brand silicone rubber

XIAMETER silicone rubber products are manufactured by Dow Corning to the same quality and performance standards as our other globally known and trusted silicone elastomers.

Sold in the most cost-effective way possible – online and through knowledgeable Dow Corning distributors – XIAMETER brand helps you stay cost competitive in challenging economic times with:

Learn more about the benefits of buying XIAMETER® brand at www.xiameter.com.

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Push the limits of design innovation

Smart Design Innovation Begins with Materials (PDF size = 211 KB)

Technical resources

Injection Molding of XIAMETER® Liquid Silicone Rubber(PDF size = 1.56 MB)

Better than organics

Silicone's unique properties make it the material of choice in data entry keypad applications.

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