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Vandal Resistant Keypads

Strong, Tough and Safe Enough for Any Application

Designed for client-facing control in secure, medical and mental health applications and environments.

Vandal Resistant and Anti-Ligature Keypads

Our unique range of semi-customised Piezo keypads have been specified for use in many secure and medical projects. Secure, Anti-Vandal and Anti-ligature keypads are designed to suit access or control applications. Features include.

  • No moving parts

  • Aluminium or stainless-steel construction

  • Recessed mounting positions.

  • Customisable from 2-20 switches

  • Customisable laser engraved graphics or text

  • Aluminium colour anodising

  • 3mm low profile off-the-wall height

  • Choice of output - Switched (matrix or comm bus) or data (RS-232/485/USB)

  • Waterproof to IP68

  • High Impact rating to IK09

  • Rated for over 50M+ operations operations.

Anti-Ligature Keypad

IP65/68 Industrial Keyboards and Vandal Resistant Keypads

In addition to our range of piezo keypads, KEYFLEX has a wide range of high quality, vandal resistant keypads (IP65/IP68 rated) input devices for use in industrial conditions or harsh outdoor environments, including Keyboards, Numeric and function keypads, ATM PINPADs with DES/Triple DES encryption and many types of industrial input/pointing devices.

All of our range of professional products have options of integrated pointing devices such as touch pads, trackballs, mouse buttons and joysticks. Our range includes long and short travel keys, Metal-dome, Silicone Rubber, Stainless Steel vandal-proof and Flexible Membrane Keyboards. Custom engraving and logos can be applied on request on any of our vandal resistant keypads.

Rugged metal keyboards
Anti-microbial medical keyboards

Silicone keyboard sleeves for medical keyboards

High Reliability

KEYFLEX can provide all your advanced industrial input devices. Keyflex Vandal Resistant Keypads and Keyboards are suitable for Finance, Aerospace (NVIS compliant), Chemicals/ Petrochemical, Food & Beverage, Medical/Healthcare, Telecom/Media, High Technology, Transportation-Automotive, Manufacturing, Utilities & Resources, Pulp and Paper – Government/Defense/Military, Universities and Academia, Museums/Public Displays and industries where intense use and harsh environments prevail. For medical applications, our silicon keyboards are anti-microbial and IP68 sealed to withstand industrial cleaning and disinfectants.

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Piezo Switches

Piezo Keypads and Switches

Utilising the piezoelectric effect, piezo keypads and switches have the advantage of no moving parts and complete sealing from the elements offering near indestructibility and >10 million operations for those extreme applications and environments.

We have a variety of off-the-shelf keys and keypads in various configurations.

Single key illuminated/non-illuminated in Latching/Toggle/ Continuous pressure configuration.

Front and rear mount 3×4/4×4/4×5/5×4 Alphanumeric keypads

Full size piezo keyboards

QWERTY piezo keyboard

Security and Access control products with integrated RFID, Biometric, Magnetic stripe readers

Various output functionality -Weigand/ RS242/RS485/USB/PS2

Tactile vandal resistant switches and piezo switch catalogues can be downloaded below with technical details and ordering number systems

Anti-Ligature Keypad
Piezo switch ring LED styles

Technical Data

  • Rated Voltage: 0 – 24 V AC/DC

  • Rated Current: 0 – 0.200 Amps

  • Switch Resistance ‘ON’: < 10 Q Ohms

  • Switch Resistance ‘OFF’: > 5 Megaohms

  • Switch Capacitance: 25 pF

  • Actuation Force Typically: 3 – 5 N

  • Operation Temp – 200C to + 750C / -401C to 1250C

  • Cycles: > 50 million

  • EMI or RFI Effect: none

  • Protection System: P68 according to IEC 529

  • LED: 5Vdc/12Vdc

Capacitive switches

Keyflex has introduced a range of capacitive switches that are available in a similar style to our piezo range. The capacitive range feature the same long life and vandal resistance as the piezo but with the added advantage of having less activation pressure.

Keypads and Keyboards

Utilising patented technology we offer a wide range of keypads and keyboards.We also offer standard keypads and keyboards.

Keypads: KBA 3 x 4 (43) 73 x 93 mm, KBF 4 x 4 93 x 93 mm, KBH 5 x 4 112 x 93 mm
Surface Material:
 Aluminum, stainless steel, brass
Interface: 
Open-Matrix, flat cable, pins

Keyboards: KB300 104 keys AT/PS2, KB5000 – Internet specialised keyboard, “Integrated IP68 Pointing Device”
Compatibility:
 PC
Surface Material:
 Aluminium

Our custom made keypads and keyboards range from minimal solutions of two keys per keypad to large keypads in various colours, designs and sizes with any software required.

Patented Piezo technology allows for extremely economical prototypes and short run series.

Some of the available options are:

  • Various colours, surface materials and sizes.
  • NO – N.C One shot functions as well as continuous and toggle.
  • Matrix Output Interface (RS232, RS485), or designed electronics.Integrated LED’s.
  • Cables and connectors to customer specifications.
  • Character marking can be laser engraved, pantograph and anodised printing.