Technical

The Difference Between Graphic Overlays & Membrane Keypads

Graphic Overlays

Being in the printing business for many years we know how confusing some of the technical ‘babble’ can be. Here’s a blog about Graphic Overlays and Membrane Keypads where we’ve cut out the unnecessary technical jargon and condensed it down to a user-friendly explanation. Graphic Overlays: Also known as ‘Operator Interface Panels’, ‘Control Panel Overlays’,…

Read More

Domed Labels – All you need to know

domed warning labels

A popular brand or product labeling tool across many different industries; with a multitude of benefits these labels are ideal for all sorts of  environments. If you’re considering domed labels (Gel Badges) then we have put together a helpful list explaining all you need to know: Domed Stickers vs Vinyl Stickers Visually there is a…

Read More

Which barcode asset labels are right for your business?

barcode

Using asset labels is a perfect way of tracking varying assets within your company. From recognising the assets that require frequent repairs, to giving you peace of mind that your property is secure, asset labels provide low cost technology for data collection. Customark offer a catalogue of standard asset label designs which can be supplied on…

Read More

Where did Screen Printing stem from?

screen printing the progress

It has been found that screen printing techniques have been around since the start. During the Song Dynasty era in 960 AD, early artists have been using the screen printing methods; however, stencilling in its earliest form has been found in caves that date back to the prehistoric period. Several tools, materials and techniques are…

Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Font

Typography - the word create

When it comes to your labels, window stickers or your floor stickers you want to make sure that they get your specific message across. When choosing typography you want to make sure that they are legible, noticeable and complement the design perfectly; here are a few handy tips from us at Customark: Fewer fonts make…

Read More

Do you really understand PAT testing?

PAT test on plug

What does PAT mean? Is it important? Portable appliance testing, also known as PAT, is the examination of electrical equipment and appliances to guarantee that they are safe for use. Visual inspections will find most faults but a few types of defects can only be found by testing. As important as actual testing is, it…

Read More

Why switch to Capacitive Touch Keypads?

Capacitive touch

Here at Customark, for some years now, we have been designing and manufacturing Capacitive Touch Keypads and we are finding it to be a developing market, this is due to them being an alternative to traditional interfaces like Membrane Keypads.  The production of a flexible Capacitive Keypad is less complicated than a Membrane Keypad therefore…

Read More

Further Investment at Customark Wiltshire

laser printing

Out with the old and in with the new, as our CCM Premier 78 guillotine has been installed. The £22,000 machine has been purchased to replace Wiltshire’s Goodhale 920 guillotine which had been running for over 20 years. The new machine will increase productivity and is part of our continued investment programme. Read more in…

Read More

Graphic Overlays or Membrane Keypads?

Graphic Overlay

With all the techno babble it can sometimes be very confusing how to decide on how your product is going to function with its end user. Do you have a simple graphic overlay or do you go for a full blown interactive membrane keypad, and how will it affect how your product develops? Don’t feel…

Read More