Laser Cutting

Engraving & shaping with state-of-the-art Laser Cutters.

At SKOUPAS we posses all the necessary equipment and the technical expertise to offer precision cutting services for keyboard membranes, switches and related products, meeting the requirements of businesses across Attica.

Laser cutting is a common method used in the manufacturing of membrane switches. It offers precise and accurate cutting capabilities, allowing for intricate designs and complex shapes to be created on the switch overlays.

Here’s how laser cutting is typically used in the production of membrane switches:


Design Preparation

The first step involves creating a digital design file that specifies the desired shape and layout of the membrane switch. This design file is usually created using software tools like CAD (Computer-Aided Design).


Material Selection

The appropriate material for the switch overlay is chosen, typically a thin, flexible material such as polyester or polycarbonate. These materials are suitable for laser cutting as they can be precisely cut without fraying or tearing.


Laser Cutting Process

The digital design file is loaded into a laser cutting machine, which uses a high-powered laser beam to cut through the material. The laser is controlled by the design file, following the specified shape and dimensions.


Cutting Parameters

The laser cutting parameters, such as power, speed, and focus, are adjusted based on the material being cut. This ensures clean and precise cuts without damaging the surrounding areas.


Quality Control

After the laser cutting process, the membrane switch overlays are inspected for quality and accuracy. Any defects or imperfections are identified and addressed before moving forward with the assembly process.


Assembly and Integration

Once the overlays are cut and embossed, they are assembled with the remaining layers of the membrane switch, including the spacer layer and circuit layer. The conductive circuits are aligned with the embossed areas to ensure proper electrical connectivity.

Laser cutting offers several advantages in the production of membrane switches:

Overall, laser cutting is a valuable technique in the manufacturing of membrane switches, enabling the production of high-quality, customizable, and functional switch overlays, keyboards and panels.

We are by your side to help you turn your vision into reality.

Contact SKOUPAS and schedule a meeting with one of our representatives, wherever you are in Attica.