Graphic Overlay and Front Panel Services Information
Graphic overlay and panel overlay services involve the design and or manufacture of printed or marked panels for instruments and other equipment requiring identification, instructions, and other graphics for control devices.
Graphic overlays and panel overlay services are used in many industries including aircraft / aerospace, automotive, computers and networking, consumer products, dials and gauges, high temperature applications, industrial / commercial, manufacturing / automation, marine, medical, military and defense, outdoor or harsh environment, and telecommunications.
Services include a range of options for printing and marking, surface effects, and other services.
Printing and marking graphic overlays and panel overlay services include digital printing, engraving, embossing / debossing, etching / scribing, flexographic printing, hot stamping, laser marking/engraving, offset printing, pad printing, and screen printing/silk screening. Digital printing refers to the production of printed media, text, graphics, or hardcopies from digital media.
Surface effect capabilities for graphic overlay and panel overlay services accommodates dead front graphics, encapsulating / doming, hard coating, laminating, sub-surface printing, selective texturing, and transparent or tinting windows.
Graphic overlay and panel overlay services include digital imaging, graphic design, just-in-time delivery, kitting, low / high volume production, and prototyping services. Additional graphic overlay and panel overlay services may also be available.
Overlays and overlay services must adhere to the appropriate certifications and standards. Product certifications include European Union directives like the CE mark, Restriction of Hazardous Waste (RoHS), and the Waste Electrical and Electrionic Equipment (WEEE) compliance; approval by the Canadian Standard Association (CSA), American National Standards Association (ANSI), and Underwriters Laboratories (UL Listing).
Additional certifications and standards compliance for graphic overlay and panel overlays include AS 9000, AS 9100, QS-9000, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 193485:2003, ISO 14001, TS16949, MIL-SPEC, and OEM Specific compliance. Other, unlisted certifications and standards may also be necessary.