Customized Touch and Cover Glass

Each application is unique and requests special features to be realized: touch buttons, a printed logo, an exactly defined touch area, and treatments for glass. The combination of customized touch solution and cover glass makes it possible to realize the most ambitious ideas.

Following customizations of cover lens glass can be offered:

  • Thickness can start from 0.55mm and be above 10mm. It depends on the application and protection requirements. Also, it is important to check if using touch controllers can support chosen cover glass thickness
  • Safety of the glass can be realized in two most common ways: chemically strengthening and thermally tempering. The main goal of the technologies is to increase strength and make the glass safe after it gets broken (e.g. it crumbles into smaller granular chunks).
  • Silk screen printing with any color in RAL. The combinations of colors are possible as well. Indicator icons, buttons, logos, camera, and sensor holes can be masked and if required separately colored.
  • Cover lenses can be designed in irregular shapes, with slots or holes, flat or in 3D-form
  • Special materials for cover lenses can be offered. Gorilla Glass is often used for touch applications because of its scratch resistance and durability. As an alternative, acrylic glass or plexiglass can be chosen. This material is very light and easier for handling, making holes, and cutting off.
  • By choosing the right surface treatments for the application, anti-reflection, anti-glare, anti-fingerprint, anti-bacterial, UV protection filter, etc., it is possible to optimize the optical and functional characteristics of the display.

The capacitive or resistive touches are available with corresponding controllers for USB and SPI interfaces. Single touch or multitouch with 10 fingers, for indoor and outdoor applications are available. Other special functions can be offered, such as glove support, rain and salt water recognition, and hover gestures.

Possible sizes and special features of touch sensors and cover glasses can be checked with your Beck’s assistant.