Keypads are a common fixture on manifolds and devices. They are used to operate products in offices, appliances, and consumer products. Traditional keypads, once made of plastic, are now being replaced by rubber keypads. But, what made manufacturers switch to rubber over plastic? Aside from their diversity and durability, there are numerous benefits to using a rubber keypad on your products versus plastic.

They Are Resistant to Water and Soil

Plastic and traditional keypads were not designed for wear and tear. Once damaged by water or other soil, they become unresponsive and must be replaced. A rubber keypad, on the other hand, is designed to be water resistant and soil resistant, making them highly durable.

Wear and Tear Ready

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