Category 13: Functional Printing

"Whilst this is clearly a prototype, it offers a vision of the future of ‘on product’ printed electronics. Great effort to develop this innovative work"

"Whilst this is clearly a prototype, it offers a vision of the future of ‘on product’ printed electronics. Great effort to develop this innovative work"

gold winner: Panasonic Econavi

CLASSIC STRIPES PVT. LTD

Washing Machine Fascia is printed on PET film. The detailing of the numbers, illuminated area and the emboss effect for push buttons makes this fascia a remarkable job. It was very challenging to achieve the trapping/overlap of dot texture and the illuminate area. During the Post curing stage it was difficult to manage the embossing and blanking, the Start/Pause button has a DOT in the centre to aid the visually impaired person to operate the washing machine , challenge was to get the correct emboss DOT height to serve it’s purpose and with a constant monitoring we could achieve it.

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silver winner: Membrane Switches

SHAKTI KEYPADS (INDIA) PVT LTD

  • This membrane keypad is made for ground level equipment use in agricultural industry.
  • This membrane keypad is used control the equipment working and power.
  • This keypad work for controlling as well as looks attractive through graphic overlay used in front of keypad.
  • Graphic overlay is made on poly carbonate substrate with various UV colour.
  • Keypad have 7 segment LEDs used in it.
  • Have UV think texture *keypad circuit is made of silver conductive ink with dielectric ink used to protect the working of circuit.
  • Metal Dome used to give tactile feel for user and thermochromic embossing done to give feel of push button with metal domes on keypad.
  • UV matte is used for soft touch feel for user while using keypad.
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bronze winner: Auto dial

Protolab electrotechnologies Pvt. Ltd,

Automotive dial : speedometer cluster dial , printed on polycarbonate sheet 750 microns thickness, processed in 2 ups , using solvent colors with 14 impressions with uniform light illumination in the night