JPH08273471A - Pressure sensitive switch - Google Patents

Pressure sensitive switch

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JPH08273471A
JPH08273471A JP7871595A JP7871595A JPH08273471A JP H08273471 A JPH08273471 A JP H08273471A JP 7871595 A JP7871595 A JP 7871595A JP 7871595 A JP7871595 A JP 7871595A JP H08273471 A JPH08273471 A JP H08273471A
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Hiroshi Matsui
Masahiro Ohara
Tamotsu Yamamoto
正廣 大原
保 山本
博 松井
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Matsushita Electric Ind Co Ltd
松下電器産業株式会社
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PURPOSE: To provide a small size and thin pressure sensitive switch with a simple structure regarding a pressure sensitive switch to be employed for an input operation part of various kinds of electronic appliances.
CONSTITUTION: A switch contact point part 15 is formed on a rigid insulating substrate 13, wherein the switch contact point part 15 has flexibility and is composed of a pattern contact point 12a, which is a first contact point formed with a conductive paste, a pressure sensitive conductive layer 14 formed with a pressure sensitive conductive ink and layered on the pattern contact point 12a, and a pattern contact point 12b, which is a second contact point and formed with a conductive paste and layered further on the pressure sensitive conductive layer 14. Moreover a movable element 16 to push the switch contact point part 15 vertically downward from the upper side while being accompanied with click touch is installed, so that a small size and thin pressure sensitive switch with a simple structure and high quality can be composed of the lessened number of parts by lessened number of processes.
COPYRIGHT: (C)1996,JPO

Description

【発明の詳細な説明】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

【0001】 [0001]

【産業上の利用分野】本発明は、剛性または可撓性の絶縁基板上にスクリーン印刷等で接点間に感圧導電層を挟んだスイッチ接点部を形成した感圧式スイッチに関する。 The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive switch forming the switch contact portion sandwiching the pressure-sensitive conductive layer between the contacts by screen printing or the like rigid or flexible insulating substrate.

【0002】 [0002]

【従来の技術】近年、各種電子機器の小形、薄形化に伴い入力操作部に使用される感圧式スイッチも小形、薄形化を要望されるようになってきている。 In recent years, various types of electronic equipment of small, pressure-sensitive switch that is used to input operation unit in accordance with the thinning also small, has come to be a demand and slim.

【0003】以下に従来の感圧式スイッチについて説明する。 [0003] A conventional pressure-sensitive switch will be described below. 図17、図18は従来の第1例の感圧式スイッチの構成を示すものである。 17, FIG. 18 shows the structure of a pressure-sensitive switch of the first example of the prior art. 図17、図18において、1 17, 18, 1
a,1bはくし歯型状のパターン接点であり、絶縁基板2上に銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストにより印刷形成され、パターン接点1a,1bを覆うように感圧導電ゴムシート3を配置し、感圧導電ゴムシート3上にパターン接点1a,1bに対向するように可動接点4を下面に有する絶縁シート5が絶縁基板2上に設けられた絶縁スペーサ6を介して配置され、絶縁シート5上には可動子7が設置されている。 a, 1b are blank-toothed shaped pattern contacts, formed by printing a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste on an insulating substrate 2, placing the pressure-sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3 so as to cover the pattern contacts 1a, and 1b and, the pattern contacts 1a on the pressure-sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3, the insulating sheet 5 having a movable contact 4 on the lower surface so as to face the 1b are arranged through the insulating spacer 6 provided on the insulating substrate 2, an insulating sheet the movable element 7 is installed on 5.

【0004】以上のように構成された感圧式スイッチについて、以下その動作について説明する。 [0004] The pressure-sensitive switch constructed as above, the following operation thereof will be described. 可動子7が絶縁シート5の上方から垂直方向に押し加圧されることにより、可動接点4を介して感圧導電ゴムシート3を圧縮し、感圧導電ゴムシート3が上下方向に導電体形成により電気的導通を可能にし、パターン接点1a→感圧導電ゴムシート3→可動接点4→感圧導電ゴムシート3→パターン接点1bが導通し、スイッチング回路がON状態となる。 By movable element 7 is pressurized pushed vertically from above the insulating sheet 5, the pressure-sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3 is compressed via the movable contact 4, the conductor formation pressure sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3 in the vertical direction by allowing an electrical conduction pattern contacts 1a → sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3 → movable contact 4 → sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3 → pattern contact 1b is turned on, the switching circuit is turned oN.

【0005】次に、図19は従来の第2例の感圧式スイッチの構成を示すものである。 [0005] Next, FIG. 19 shows the structure of a pressure-sensitive switch of the second example of the prior art. 図19において、1a, In Figure 19, 1a,
1bはくし歯型状のパターン接点であり、絶縁基板2上に銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストにより印刷形成され、パターン接点1a,1bを覆うように感圧導電ゴムシート3を配置し、その上にパターン接点1a,1bに対向するように可動接点4を下面に有する絶縁シート5が絶縁スペーサ6を介して配置され、動作時のクリック感触を得るために、金属ダイヤフラム8 1b is a blank-toothed shaped pattern contacts, formed by printing a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste on an insulating substrate 2, to place the pressure sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3 so as to cover the pattern contacts 1a, a 1b, Moreover the pattern contacts 1a, 1b insulating sheet 5 having a movable contact 4 on the lower surface so as to face is disposed via an insulating spacer 6, to obtain a click feel during operation, the metal diaphragm 8
が絶縁シート5上にパターン接点1a,1bに対向し反転可能にダイヤフラム保持シート9により貼り合わされており、金属ダイヤフラム8を上方からダイヤフラム保持シート9を介して押し加圧するヒンジボタン部10を金属ダイヤフラム8の同軸円中心上に配置するように、 There insulating sheet 5 on the pattern contacts 1a, are bonded by face inverted capable diaphragm holding sheet 9 to 1b, a metal diaphragm hinge button portion 10 to pressurize push the metal diaphragm 8 from above through the diaphragm retaining sheet 9 to place on the 8 coaxial circle center of
ヒンジボタン部10を有するケース11が絶縁シート5 Case 11 having a hinged button portion 10 insulating sheet 5
上に重ね合わされて構成されている。 It is constituted by superimposed on top.

【0006】パターン接点1a,1b、感圧導電ゴムシート3および可動接点4で構成されたスイッチング回路の動作は上記従来の第1例と同様である。 [0006] pattern contacts 1a, 1b, the operation of the switching circuit composed of a pressure-sensitive conductive rubber sheet 3 and the movable contact 4 is the same as the first example of the prior art.

【0007】 [0007]

【発明が解決しようとする課題】しかしながら上記従来の構成では、多くの構成部品を別々に作りそれらを組み合わせて製作しているため、部品点数、工数が多く、製品が複雑で大きい、総厚が厚い(製品高さが高い)問題点を有していた。 [0005] However, in the conventional structure, since the manufacture combine them make many components separately, the number of parts, many man-hours, a large complex products, total thickness thick (product height is high) has been a problem.

【0008】本発明は上記従来の問題点を解決するもので、簡易な構造の小形、薄形の感圧式スイッチを提供することを目的とするものである。 [0008] The present invention is intended to solve the above problems, it is an object to provide a small, pressure-sensitive switches of the thin form of a simple structure.

【0009】 [0009]

【課題を解決するための手段】この目的を達成するために本発明の感圧式スイッチは、剛性絶縁基板上に、導電性ペーストで形成した第1のパターン接点と第1のパターン接点上に重ねて感圧導電インキで形成した感圧導電層とさらに感圧導電層上に重ねて導電性ペーストで形成した第2のパターン接点とから構成される可撓性を有するスイッチ接点部を設け、前記スイッチ接点部上に上方から押す手段を配置した構成を有している。 Means for Solving the Problems] pressure-sensitive switch of the present invention in order to achieve this goal, a rigid insulating substrate, superposed on the first pattern contact and the first pattern contacts formed by conductive paste the switch contact portion having constituted flexibility and a second pattern contacts formed by conductive paste to overlap the pressure-sensitive conductive ink in the formed pressure-sensitive Denso further pressure-sensitive conductive layer Te is provided, wherein It has a structure obtained by arranging the means to press from above on the switch contact portion.

【0010】 [0010]

【作用】この構成によって、構造が簡易となり、小形、 [Action] by this configuration, the structure becomes simple, small,
薄形化が図れると共に、大幅に部品点数、工数を削減することができる。 With thinning can be achieved, it can be significantly reduced number of parts, man-hours.

【0011】 [0011]

【実施例】 【Example】

(実施例1)以下本発明の第1の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 A first embodiment (Embodiment 1) Hereinafter the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.

【0012】図1、図2および図3に示すように、12 [0012] As shown in FIGS. 1, 2 and 3, 12
aは紙基材フェノール樹脂よりなる剛性絶縁基板13上に銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により形成された第1の接点であるパターン接点で、パターン接点12a上に重ねて感圧導電インキを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により感圧導電層14を形成し、さらに感圧導電層14上に重ねて銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により第2の接点であるパターン接点12bを形成し、パターン接点12 a is a pattern contacts a first contact formed by the method such as screen printing using a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste on the rigid insulating substrate 13 made of paper substrate phenolic resin, the pattern contacts 12a the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 formed by a method such as screen printing using a pressure-sensitive conductive ink superposed on a screen by using a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste further superposed on the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 the pattern contact 12b which is a second contact formed by a method such as printing, pattern contact 12
a,12bおよび感圧導電層14よりなる可撓性を有するスイッチ接点部15が構成され、パターン接点12b a, the switch contact portion 15 having flexibility made of 12b and the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 is formed, the pattern contacts 12b
上に可動子16を設けた構成としている。 It has a configuration in which a movable member 16 upward.

【0013】また、スイッチ接点部15のパターン接点12b上に上方より垂直下方にパターン接点12bをクリック感を伴って押し加圧するゴムボタン17を配置し、ゴムボタン17をケース18に設けられた開口部1 [0013] Place a rubber button 17 to pressurize push with a click feeling pattern contact 12b to the vertical bottom to top on the pattern contact 12b of the switch contact portion 15, provided with a rubber button 17 on the case 18 opening part 1
9に挿入し、ケース18により絶縁基板13上にゴムボタン17を挟み込み固定した構成とすることもできる。 Insert 9 may also be a configuration in which a rubber button 17 and pinching fixed on the insulating substrate 13 by the case 18.

【0014】以上のように構成された感圧式スイッチについて、図1〜図3を用いてその動作を説明する。 [0014] The pressure-sensitive switch constructed as above will be described with reference to FIGS. まず、可動子16またはゴムボタン17をパターン接点1 First, the pattern contacts 1 mover 16 or a rubber button 17
2bの上方より垂直下方に押すと、第1の接点であるパターン接点12a、感圧導電層14および第2の接点であるパターン接点12bは各々相互間が密接な状態に配置されており、通常は電気的非導通状態(OFF状態) Pressing from above of 2b vertically downward, the first pattern contacts 12a is contact, between each pattern contacts 12b are pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 and the second contact each other are arranged in close state, usually electrical non-conduction state (OFF state)
にあるが、可動子16またはゴムボタン17により接点部15が押し加圧状態になり、パターン接点12a→感圧導電層14→パターン接点12bで構成されるスイッチング回路の電気的導通状態(ON状態)を形成する。 But becomes pressurized push the contact portion 15 by the movable member 16 or the rubber button 17, the electrical conduction state (ON state of the switching circuit constituted by the pattern contacts 12a → the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 → pattern contact 12b in ) to form.
パターン接点12bのどの部分に押し圧力が加わっても、感圧導電層14を介してパターン接点12aとの間で確実に常に安定した電気的導通状態(ON状態)となる。 Even pressure is applied pushing the portion of the pattern contact 12b throat, and certainly always stable electrical conduction state between the pattern contacts 12a through the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 (ON state). 可動子16またはゴムボタン17の接点部15の押し加圧状態を取り去ると、前記スイッチング回路は電気的非導通状態(OFF)を形成する。 When removing the pushing pressure state of the contact portion 15 of the movable member 16 or the rubber button 17, the switching circuit forms an electrical non-conducting state (OFF).

【0015】以上のように本実施例によれば、絶縁基板13上にパターン接点12a,12b間に感圧導電層1 According to this embodiment, as described above, the pattern contacts 12a on the insulating substrate 13, the pressure-sensitive conductive layer between 12b 1
4を挟むように順次スクリーン印刷して接点部15を構成することにより、感圧式スイッチは簡易な構造で、小形、薄形化することができる。 By configuring the contact portion 15 are sequentially screen printed so as to sandwich the 4, pressure-sensitive switch is a simple structure, compact, can be slimmer.

【0016】(実施例2)以下本発明の第2の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 [0016] A second embodiment (Embodiment 2) Hereinafter the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.

【0017】図4、図5および図6に示すように、12 [0017] As shown in FIGS. 4, 5 and 6, 12
aはポリエステルフィルムよりなる可撓性絶縁基板20 a is from a polyester film flexible insulating substrate 20
の表面または裏面に銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により形成された第1の接点であるパターン接点で、パターン接点12a上に重ねて感圧導電インキを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により感圧導電層14を形成し、さらに感圧導電層14上に重ねて銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により第2の接点であるパターン接点12bを形成し、 In a first pattern contacts a contact formed by screen printing or the like on the surface or back surface by using a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste, using pressure sensitive conductive ink superposed on the pattern contacts 12a in the second contact by a method such as screen printing using a conductive paste such as pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 is formed, further stacked on the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 of silver paste or carbon paste by screen printing or the like Te forming a pattern contact 12b,
パターン接点12a,12bおよび感圧導電層14よりなる可撓性を有する接点部15をドーム状のドーム状部20aとして、絶縁基板20を剛性絶縁基板21上に重ね合わせ、ドーム状部20aの上部に可動子22を設けた構成としている。 Pattern contacts 12a, a contact portion 15 having flexibility made of 12b and the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 as a dome-shaped dome portion 20a, superposed insulating substrate 20 on the rigid insulating substrate 21, a dome-shaped portion 20a It has a configuration in which a movable element 22 to. また、絶縁基板20は可撓性材料で構成され、かつドーム状部20aは表面または裏面に形成されたパターン接点12a、感圧導電層14およびパターン接点12bと共に可撓性を有し接点部15をクリック感触を伴って反転可能な動作をする構成としている。 The insulating substrate 20 is formed of a flexible material, and the contact portion 15 has a dome-shaped portion 20a is formed on the surface or the back surface pattern contacts 12a, flexibility with pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 and the pattern contact 12b a with a click feeling is a configuration in which a reversible operation.

【0018】また、ドーム状部20a上にヒンジボタン部23が配置されるように、ABS樹脂よりなるヒンジボタン部23を有するケース24を剛性絶縁基板21上に絶縁基板20を介して重ね合わせた構成とすることもできる。 Further, as the hinge button 23 on the dome-shaped portion 20a is disposed, and the case 24 having a hinged button portion 23 made of ABS resin on the rigid insulating substrate 21 overlaid through the insulating substrate 20 It can also be configured.

【0019】以上のように構成された感圧式スイッチについて、図5、図6を用いてその動作を説明する。 [0019] The pressure-sensitive switch that is configured as described above, FIG. 5, the operation will be described with reference to FIG. まず、可動子22またはヒンジボタン部23をドーム状部20aの上方より垂直下方に押し加圧すると、第1の接点であるパターン接点12a、感圧導電層14および第2の接点であるパターン接点12bは各々相互間が密接な状態に配置されており、通常は電気的非導通状態(O First, when the movable member 22 or the hinge button 23 presses push upward from vertically below the dome-shaped portion 20a, the first pattern contacts 12a is contact, the pattern contacts a pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 and the second contact 12b each is arranged between each other in close state, the normally electrically non-conductive state (O
FF状態)にあるのが、接点部15を有するドーム状部20aがクリック感触を伴って下方に反転し、ドーム状部20aの反転時における接点部15の反転押し圧力により、パターン接点12a→感圧導電層14→パターン接点12bで構成されるスイッチング回路の確実に常に安定した電気的導通状態(ON状態)を形成する。 There the FF state), inverted downward with a dome-shaped portion 20a is click feeling with contact portion 15, the inverted pressing force of the contact portion 15 at the time of inversion of the dome-shaped portion 20a, the pattern contacts 12a → sensitive surely always form a stable electrical conduction state (ON state) of the switching circuit composed of the pressure introducing conductive layer 14 → pattern contact 12b. 可動子22またはヒンジボタン部によるドーム状部20aの押し加圧状態を取り去ると、ドーム状部20aは自己の戻り力によりクリック感触を伴って上方に反転して押し加圧状態前の位置に戻り、前記スイッチング回路は電気的非導通状態(OFF)を形成する。 When removing the press under pressure of the dome-shaped portion 20a by the movable element 22 or hinge button portion, dome-shaped portion 20a returns to the position before pressurized press reversed upward with a click feeling by the self returning force the switching circuit forms an electrical non-conducting state (OFF).

【0020】以上のように本実施例によれば、絶縁基板20のドーム状部20aの裏面にパターン接点12a, The above, according to the present embodiment, the rear surface pattern contacts 12a of the dome-shaped portion 20a of the insulating substrate 20,
12b間に感圧導電層14を挟むように順次スクリーン印刷して、接点部15を構成することにより、感圧式スイッチは簡易な構造で、小形、薄形化することができる。 Sequentially screen printed so as to sandwich the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 between 12b, by forming the contact portion 15, a pressure-sensitive switch is a simple structure, compact, can be slimmer.

【0021】(実施例3)以下本発明の第3の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 [0021] A third embodiment (Embodiment 3) Hereinafter the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. なお、第1の実施例と同一構成部品には同じ符号で示し説明は省略する。 Note that the first embodiment and the same components illustrated and described with the same reference numerals will be omitted.

【0022】図7および図8に示すように、12aは紙基材フェノール樹脂よりなる剛性絶縁基板13上に銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により形成された第1の接点であるパターン接点で、パターン接点12a上に重ねて感圧導電インキを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により感圧導電層14上を形成し、さらに感圧導電層14上に重ねて銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により第2の接点であるパターン接点12bを形成し、パターン接点12a, As shown in FIGS. 7 and 8, 12a is formed by the method such as screen printing using a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste on the rigid insulating substrate 13 made of paper substrate phenolic resin in the pattern contact a first contact, the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 above was formed by a method such as screen printing using a pressure-sensitive conductive ink superposed on the pattern contacts 12a, further superimposed over the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 by using a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste to form a pattern contact 12b which is the second contact by a method such as screen printing, pattern contacts 12a,
12bおよび感圧導電層14よりなる可撓性を有する接点部15を酢酸ビニル=塩化ビニル系の絶縁レジストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により覆うように可撓性を有する絶縁層25を形成した構成としている。 The 12b and contact portion 15 having made of pressure sensitive conductive layer 14 flexible to form an insulating layer 25 having flexibility so as to cover the method of screen printing using an insulating resist of a vinyl acetate = vinyl chloride It has a configuration.

【0023】以上のように構成された感圧式スイッチの動作は、図8に示す通り第1の実施例と同じである。 The above operation of the pressure-sensitive switch that is configured is the same as the first embodiment as shown in FIG.

【0024】以上のように本実施例によれば、絶縁基板13上にパターン接点12a,12b間に感圧導電層1 According to the present embodiment as described above, the pattern contacts 12a on the insulating substrate 13, the pressure-sensitive conductive layer between 12b 1
4を挟むように順次スクリーン印刷して形成した接点部15を絶縁層25で覆う構成とすることにより、第1の実施例と同じ特有の効果が得られる。 The 4 contact portion 15 which is formed by sequentially screen printed so as to sandwich that is covered with an insulating layer 25, the same unique effects as the first embodiment can be obtained.

【0025】(実施例4)以下本発明の第4の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 [0025] A fourth embodiment (Embodiment 4) Hereinafter the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. なお、第2の実施例と同一構成部品には同じ符号で示し説明は省略する。 Note that the second embodiment and the same components illustrated and described with the same reference numerals will be omitted.

【0026】図9および図10に示すように、12aはポリエステルフィルムよりなる可撓性絶縁基板20の表面または裏面に銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により形成された第1のパターン接点で、パターン接点12aの上に重ねて感圧導電インキを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により感圧導電層14を形成し、さらに感圧導電層1 As shown in FIGS. 9 and 10, 12a are formed by a method such as screen printing using a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste on the front surface or the back surface of the flexible insulating substrate 20 made of polyester film in a first pattern contacts are, the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 formed by a method such as screen printing using a pressure-sensitive conductive ink on top of the pattern contacts 12a, further pressure-sensitive conductive layer 1
4上に重ねて銀ペーストやカーボンペースト等の導電性ペーストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により第2のパターン接点12bを形成し、パターン接点12a,1 4 on the overlaid using a conductive paste such as silver paste or carbon paste to form a second pattern contacts 12b by the method such as screen printing, pattern contacts 12a, 1
2bおよび感圧導電層14よりなる可撓性を有する接点部15を酢酸ビニル=塩化ビニル系の絶縁レジストを用いてスクリーン印刷等の方法により覆うように可撓性を有する絶縁層25を形成した構成としている。 The 2b and contact portion 15 having made of pressure sensitive conductive layer 14 flexible to form an insulating layer 25 having flexibility so as to cover the method of screen printing using an insulating resist of a vinyl acetate = vinyl chloride It has a configuration.

【0027】以上のように構成された感圧式スイッチの動作は、図10に示す通り、第2の実施例と同じである。 The above operation of the pressure-sensitive switch that is configured, as shown in FIG. 10 is the same as the second embodiment.

【0028】以上のように本実施例によれば、絶縁基板20のドーム状部20aの裏面にパターン接点12a, The above, according to the present embodiment, the rear surface pattern contacts 12a of the dome-shaped portion 20a of the insulating substrate 20,
12b間に感圧導電層14を挟むように順次スクリーン印刷して形成した接点部15を絶縁層25で覆う構成とすることにより、第2の実施例と同じ特有の効果が得られる。 The contact portion 15 which is formed by sequentially screen printed so as to sandwich the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14 by is covered with the insulating layers 25 between 12b, the same unique effects as the second embodiment can be obtained.

【0029】(実施例5)以下本発明の第5の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 [0029] The fifth embodiment (Embodiment 5) Hereinafter the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. なお、第1の実施例と同一構成部品には同じ符号で示し説明は省略する。 Note that the first embodiment and the same components illustrated and described with the same reference numerals will be omitted.

【0030】図11、図12および図13に示すように、26aは第3の実施例と同じ構成のパターン接点1 [0030] 11, as shown in FIGS. 12 and 13, 26a are patterned contact having the same configuration as the third embodiment 1
2a,12bおよび感圧導電層14よりなる可撓性を有する接点部15および可撓性を有する絶縁層25より構成される印刷形成された第1の接点部ユニットであり、 2a, a first contact portion units formed by printing composed of an insulating layer 25 having a contact portion 15 and the flexible flexible consisting 12b and the pressure-sensitive conductive layer 14,
第1の接点部ユニット26aの同軸中心上に重ねて第1 The superimposed coaxially around the first contact portion units 26a 1
の接点部ユニット26aと同構成の第2の接点部ユニット26bが印刷形成されている。 The second contact portion units 26b are formed by printing of the contact portion units 26a the same configuration.

【0031】以上のように構成された感圧式スイッチについて、図12,図13を用いてその動作を説明する。 [0031] The pressure-sensitive switch that is configured as described above, FIG. 12, the operation will be described with reference to FIG. 13.
まず、可動子16またはゴムボタン17を第2の接点部ユニット26bの上方より垂直方向に押すと、第1の接点部ユニット26aおよび第2の接点部ユニット26b First, press the movable member 16 or the rubber button 17 in the vertical direction from above the second contact portion units 26b, the first contact portion units 26a and the second contact portion units 26b
の各々のスイッチング回路は通常は電気的非導通状態(OFF状態)にあるが、可動子16またはゴムボタン17により第1の接点部ユニット26aおよび第2の接点部ユニット26bが押し加圧状態になり、第1の接点部ユニット26aおよび第2の接点部ユニット26bは各々同時に確実に常に安定した電気的導通状態(ON状態)を形成する。 Each of the switching circuits is usually in electrical non-conducting state (OFF state), the first contact portion units 26a and the second pressure state press contact portion units 26b of the movable member 16 or the rubber button 17 becomes, the first contact portion units 26a and the second contact portion units 26b to form each simultaneously ensure constantly stable electrical conduction state (ON state). 可動子16またはゴムボタン17の押し加圧状態を取り去ると、第1の接点部ユニット26a When removing the press under pressure of the movable member 16 or the rubber button 17, the first contact portion units 26a
および第2の接点部ユニット26bの各々のスイッチング回路は同時に電気的非導通状態(OFF状態)を形成する。 And each of the switching circuits of the second contact portion units 26b forms an electrically non-conductive state (OFF state) at the same time.

【0032】以上のように本実施例によれば、第3の実施例と同じ構成の絶縁層25で覆われた接点部15にて構成された第1の接点部ユニット26aに同じ構成の第2の接点部ユニット26bが印刷形成された構成とすることにより、第1の実施例と同じ特有の効果が得られる。 According to the present embodiment as described above, the third embodiment the first contact portion units 26a constituted by covered contact portion 15 with an insulating layer 25 having the same configuration as in the same configuration the by the second contact portion units 26b is a structure formed by printing, the same unique effects as the first embodiment can be obtained.

【0033】(実施例6)以下本発明の第6の実施例について、図面を参照しながら説明する。 The sixth embodiment (Embodiment 6) Hereinafter the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. なお、第2の実施例と同一構成部品には同じ符号で示し説明は省略する。 Note that the second embodiment and the same components illustrated and described with the same reference numerals will be omitted.

【0034】図14、図15および図16に示すように、26aはポリエステルフィルムよりなる可撓性絶縁基板20に設けられたドーム状部20aの表面または裏面に第4の実施例と同じ構成のパターン接点12a,1 FIG. 14, as shown in FIGS. 15 and 16, 26a are of the same configuration as the fourth embodiment on the front surface or the back surface of the dome-shaped portion 20a provided in the flexible insulating substrate 20 made of polyester film pattern contacts 12a, 1
2bおよび感圧導電層14よりなる可撓性を有する接点部15および可撓性を有する絶縁層25より構成される印刷形成された第1の接点部ユニットであり、第1の接点部ユニット26aの同軸中心上に重ねて第1の接点部ユニット26aと同構成の第2の接点部ユニット26b 2b and a first contact portion units formed by printing composed of an insulating layer 25 having a contact portion 15 and the flexible having made of pressure sensitive conductive layer 14 flexible, the first contact portion units 26a the second contact portion units 26b of the first contact portion units 26a the same structure as an overlay on the coaxial center of the
が形成されている。 There has been formed.

【0035】以上のように構成された感圧式スイッチについて、図15、図16を用いてその動作を説明する。 [0035] The pressure-sensitive switch that is configured as described above, FIG. 15, the operation will be described with reference to FIG. 16.
まず、可動子22またはヒンジボタン部23をドーム状部20aの上方より垂直下方に押し加圧すると、第1の接点部ユニット26aおよび第2の接点部ユニット26 First, when the movable member 22 or the hinge button 23 presses push vertically downward from above the dome-shaped portion 20a, the first contact portion units 26a and the second contact portion unit 26
bの各々のスイッチング回路は通常は電気的非導通状態(OFF状態)にあるが、可動子22またはヒンジボタン部23によりドーム状部20aが押し加圧状態になり、ドーム状部20aがクリック感触を伴って下方に反転し、ドーム状部20aの反転時における第1の接点部ユニット26aおよび第2の接点部ユニット26bの反転押し圧力により、第1の接点部ユニット26aおよび第2の接点部ユニット26bの各々のスイッチング回路は同時に確実に常に安定した電気的導通状態(ON状態)を形成する。 b each of the switching circuits is usually in electrical non-conducting state (OFF state), but the dome-shaped portion 20a by the movable element 22 or the hinge button 23 will push the pressurized state, the click feeling dome-shaped portion 20a is the association was reversed downward, by reversing pressing pressure of the first contact portion units 26a and the second contact portion units 26b during reversal of the dome-shaped portion 20a, the first contact portion units 26a and the second contact portion each of the switching circuit unit 26b forms a reliably always stable electrical conduction state (ON state) at the same time. 可動子22またはヒンジボタン部23 The movable member 22 or the hinge button 23
によるドーム状部20aの押し加圧状態を取り去ると、 When removing the press under pressure of the dome-shaped portion 20a by,
ドーム状部20aは自己の戻り力によりクリック感触を伴って上方に反転して押し加圧状態前の位置に戻り、前記スイッチング回路は同時に電気的非導通状態(OFF Dome-shaped portion 20a returns to the position before pressurized press reversed upward with a click feeling by the self returning force, the switching circuit is electrically non-conductive state (OFF simultaneously
状態)を形成する。 To form a state).

【0036】以上のように本実施例によれば、第4の実施例と同じ構成の絶縁層25で覆われた接点部15にて構成された第1の接点部ユニット26aに同じ構成の第2の接点部ユニット26bが印刷形成された構成とすることにより、第2の実施例と同じ特有の効果が得られる。 According to the present embodiment as described above, the same configuration to the first contact portion unit 26a, which is constituted by a fourth embodiment of the same structure as the insulating layer 25 covered with the contact portion 15 by the second contact portion units 26b is a structure formed by printing, the same unique effects as the second embodiment can be obtained.

【0037】 [0037]

【発明の効果】以上のように本発明の感圧式スイッチは、剛性または可撓性絶縁基板上に、導電性ペーストで形成した第1の接点と、前記第1の接点上に重ねて感圧導電インキで形成した感圧導電層と、さらに前記感圧導電層上に重ねて導電性ペーストで形成した第2の接点とから構成される可撓性を有するスイッチ接点部を設け、 Pressure-sensitive switch of the present invention as described above, according to the present invention is a rigid or flexible insulating substrate, a first contact formed of conductive paste, pressure sensitive superimposed on the first contact a pressure-sensitive conductive layer formed of a conductive ink, a further switch contact portion having constituted flexibility and a second contact that superimposed on the pressure-sensitive conductive layer formed using a conductive paste provided,
前記スイッチ接点部を押す手段を配置した構成とすることにより、非常に簡易な構造となり、小形・薄形化が図れると共に、大幅に部品点数、工数を削減した優れた感圧式スイッチを実現できるものである。 With the structure arranged means for pushing the switch contact portion, becomes extremely simple structure, with miniaturization and thinning can be achieved, significantly parts, which can realize an excellent pressure-sensitive switch with a reduced number of steps it is.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

【図1】本発明の第1の実施例における感圧式スイッチのスイッチ接点部の要部断面図 [1] fragmentary cross-sectional of the switch contact portion of the pressure-sensitive switch view of a first embodiment of the present invention

【図2】同スイッチ接点部の平面図 FIG. 2 is a plan view of the switch contact portions

【図3】同スイッチ接点部の断面図 3 is a cross-sectional view of the switch contact portion

【図4】本発明の第2の実施例における感圧式スイッチのスイッチ接点部の要部断面図 Cross sectional view of the switch contact portion of the pressure-sensitive switch in the second embodiment of the present invention; FIG

【図5】同スイッチ接点部の動作状態を示す断面図 5 is a sectional view showing an operating state of the switch contact portion

【図6】同スイッチ接点部の断面図 FIG. 6 is a cross-sectional view of the switch contact portions

【図7】本発明の第3の実施例における感圧式スイッチのスイッチ接点部の要部断面図 [7] The third cross sectional view of the switch contact portion of the pressure-sensitive switch in an embodiment of the present invention

【図8】同スイッチ接点部の断面図 FIG. 8 is a cross-sectional view of the switch contact portions

【図9】本発明の第4の実施例における感圧式スイッチのスイッチ接点部の要部断面図 [9] The fourth principal part cross-section of the switch contact portion of the pressure-sensitive switch view of an embodiment of the present invention

【図10】同スイッチ接点部の断面図 FIG. 10 is a cross-sectional view of the switch contact portions

【図11】本発明の第5の実施例における感圧式スイッチのスイッチ接点部の要部断面図 [11] Fifth main part cross-section of the switch contact portion of the pressure-sensitive switch view of an embodiment of the present invention

【図12】同スイッチ接点部の動作状態を示す断面図 Figure 12 is a cross-sectional view showing an operating state of the switch contact portion

【図13】同スイッチ接点部の断面図 Figure 13 is a cross-sectional view of the switch contact portion

【図14】本発明の第6の実施例における感圧式スイッチのスイッチ接点部の要部断面図 [14] Sixth cross sectional view of the switch contact portion of the pressure-sensitive switch in an embodiment of the present invention

【図15】同スイッチ接点部の動作状態を示す断面図 Sectional view Figure 15 shows the operating state of the switch contact portion

【図16】同スイッチ接点部の断面図 Figure 16 is a cross-sectional view of the switch contact portion

【図17】従来の第1例の感圧式スイッチのパターン接点の要部平面図 [Figure 17] fragmentary plan view of a pattern contacts of a conventional pressure-sensitive switch of the first example

【図18】同スイッチのパターン接点部の動作状態を示す断面図 Figure 18 is a sectional view showing an operating state of the pattern contact portion of the switch

【図19】従来の第2の感圧式スイッチの断面図 Figure 19 is a cross-sectional view of a second conventional pressure-sensitive switch

【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

12a,12b パターン接点(接点) 13 剛性絶縁基板 14 感圧導電層 15 スイッチ接点部 20 可撓性絶縁基板 20a ドーム状部 21 剛性絶縁基板 25 絶縁層 12a, 12b patterned contact (contact) 13 rigid insulating substrate 14 pressure-sensitive conductive layer 15 switch contact portion 20 the flexible insulating substrate 20a dome-shaped portion 21 rigid insulating substrate 25 insulating layer

Claims (5)

    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 剛性絶縁基板上に、導電性ペーストで形成した第1の接点と前記第1の接点上に重ねて感圧導電インキで形成した感圧導電層とさらに前記感圧導電層上に重ねて導電性ペーストで形成した第2の接点とから構成される可撓性を有するスイッチ接点部を設け、前記スイッチ接点部上に上方から押す手段を配置した感圧式スイッチ。 To 1. A rigid insulating substrate, the first contact and the first pressure-sensitive Denso formed in the pressure-sensitive conductive ink superimposed on the contact point between the further the pressure-sensitive conductive layer formed of a conductive paste second switch contact portion is provided with a flexible composed of a contact, a pressure-sensitive switch arranged means for pushing from above onto the switch contact portion formed of a conductive paste superimposed.
  2. 【請求項2】 可撓性絶縁基板に設けた反転可能なドーム状部のまたは裏面に、導電性ペーストで形成した第1 Wherein the or rear of invertible dome-shaped portion provided on the flexible insulating substrate, first formed by conductive paste
    の接点と前記第1の接点上に重ねて感圧導電インキで形成した感圧導電層とさらに前記感圧導電層上に重ねて導電性ペーストで形成した第2の接点とから構成される可撓性を有するスイッチ接点部を設け、前記可撓性絶縁基板を剛性絶縁基板上に配置し、前記スイッチ接点部を押す手段を配置した感圧式スイッチ。 Allowed composed of the second contact formed of conductive paste on top of the further the pressure-sensitive Denso formed in the pressure-sensitive conductive ink superimposed on the contact point on a first contact point on the pressure-sensitive conductive layer the switch contact portion having fLEXIBLE provided, the flexible insulating substrate is disposed a rigid insulating substrate, a pressure-sensitive switch arranged means for pushing the switch contact portion.
  3. 【請求項3】 スイッチ接点部を絶縁ペーストで形成した可撓性絶縁層で覆ってなる請求項1または2記載の感圧式スイッチ。 3. A process according to claim 1 or 2 pressure sensitive switch according to the switch contact portion becomes covered with a flexible insulating layer formed of an insulating paste.
  4. 【請求項4】 スイッチ接点部および可撓性絶縁層を印刷により形成した請求項3記載の感圧式スイッチ。 4. A pressure-sensitive switch according to claim 3, wherein formed by printing a switch contact portion and a flexible insulating layer.
  5. 【請求項5】 スイッチ接点部および可撓性絶縁層を同軸中心上に複数段に重ねた請求項3または4記載の感圧式スイッチ。 5. A pressure-sensitive switch according to claim 3 or 4, wherein stacked in a plurality of stages of switch contact portion and a flexible insulating layer coaxially centered.
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