Keyboard Compression Test Jig



  • Uses a 30 mm (1.2 in) compression plate to compress keys on keyboards
  • Compatible with 50 N (11 lbf) to 10 kN (2,200 lbf) AG-X plus series and AGS-X series load cells
  • Keyboard holder includes micrometers to align keys with the compression plate
  • 100 N (22 lbf) maximum capacity

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This test jig is used for compression testing keys on computer keyboards. The keyboard compression test jig includes a 30 mm (1.2 in) compression plate, a keyboard holder, and a compression and bending loading jig. It should be ordered according to the capacity of the load cell with which it will be used. Compatible load cells are AG-X plus series and AGS-X series load cells with a maximum capacity from 50 N (11 lbf) to 10 kN (2,200 lbf).

The keyboard is clamped into a holder attached to the table of the universal tester. This holder is designed with micrometers to move the keyboard in the x- and y-directions aligning the keys with the compression plate.

This keyboard compression test jig cannot be installed on universal testers with safety covers attached.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

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