Why are 30mm push buttons installed from the back?

Credit to Author: Jeremy Calluaud| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:13:44 +0000

Today, the main standard for pushbuttons is to be installed on 22mm cut out with a product mounting from the front of the panel. Nevertheless, another important standard is the… Read more »

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More practical tips for enhanced ergonomics and design for operator interfaces

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:00:04 +0000

Last fall, we upgraded our office to have more ergonomic desks. As a direct consequence, I’m now having a new bigger screen, as well as an ergonomic mouse, in addition… Read more »

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Practical tips for enhanced ergonomics and design for operator interfaces

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:19:44 +0000

I’ve began my professional life if Japan and one memory from that early time is that each day on the work floor of the factory would begin with warm-up exercises…. Read more »

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Save installation time: round holes are not only for pushbuttons

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:02:56 +0000

If you have ever mounted manually a panel or if you are regularly doing some handicraft at home, you do know that creating a square cut-out with a jigsaw is… Read more »

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Why Assuring Machine Safety Has Suddenly Gotten Easier for Machine Builders

Credit to Author: Sergio Moretto| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:31:48 +0000

Machine safety is one of the core responsibilities of a machine builder. In fact, across most geographies, it is the machine builder who is held liable when machine safety systems… Read more »

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Plastic or metal: what’s driving the choice of pushbutton materials?

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:30:21 +0000

Did you ever have trouble when choosing from restaurant menu, should I have the sumptuous meat or rather the so-nicely flavored fish? When looking at your typical pushbutton catalog, we… Read more »

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How to get on the road to Smart Machines: The ABC’s of control interface ergonomics

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:26:30 +0000

Nowadays, most computers use a mouse that have 2 clicking buttons and a middle scroll wheel, unless you are a hardcore gamer. The differentiation of the middle actuator is clearly… Read more »

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Is the IIoT only relevant for complex systems and sophisticated products?

Credit to Author: Philippe Rambach| Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:00:10 +0000

In our daily life we are seeing more and more things become connected. It’s not only things that we expect to be, and derive value from being, connected, like our… Read more »

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Do you speak robustness-ish? Pushbuttons for Food and Beverage applications!

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 22:13:24 +0000

Food and beverage applications are covering a wide range of environments that present challenges to electro-mechanical products, especially for the pushbuttons which are located on the external side of the… Read more »

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The truth behind the colors of pushbuttons

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:07:31 +0000

While preparing the launch of our new pushbuttons, our communication expert came up with the above picture, which I believe would not be out of place in a modern art… Read more »

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Do you speak robustness-ish? IP protection levels

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:31:37 +0000

The Ingress Protection , a.k.a. IP level, is often mentioned as a key criteria for robustness, especially for pushbuttons. However, a lot of misconceptions are shared and some manufacturers are… Read more »

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