ET4255-HL Hazardous Location

The KBIM2-IS is a full QWERTY PC keyboard with integral mouse for use in industrial environments. The unit is intrinsically safe, protected via safety barriers and is suitable for use in Zone 0 hazardous locations.

The KBIM2-IS is fully welded from stainless steel. The membrane is covered with a conductive stainless steel shim to prevent static build up.

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Product Prototyping

Our integrated approach to the design process incorporates the option to include prototyping and rigorous testing phases into your in-house manufacturing processes. This means we never miss an opportunity to recommend, implement and improve the products we develop, ongoing optimum performance and survival. Our in-house prototyping capabilities enables the creation of your concept to gain insight into how the product works and provides the opportunity to address any pain points.

Industrial prototyping enables our engineers & customers to efficiently iterate, test, and validate designs early on, leading to final products that work better and require little to no last minute reworking when the product goes into mass production.

Our industrial prototyping capabilities

Prototyping today is easier, faster, and more accurate than ever before—all at a substantially lower cost. APC Technology’s prototyping capabilities give us the ability to progress from concept to sample in a matter of hours.

Wi the addition of a rapid response service model, we exceed our customers’ expectations and successfully shorten your product commercialisation time.

Our rapid response model

Our state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, certified team and creative problem-solving are critical to compete in your industry. This is why we have developed a rapid response model that allows us to;

  • Realise concepts more quickly
  • Be more efficient in time and costs
  • Better understand material properties and design limits with working models

All of which allows us to deliver a more viable and tangible product.

APC Technology collaborates with product innovators to stay in front of technical issues before finalising the finished product design. No matter the complexity of your prototyping requirements, our team can assist in the following areas:

  • Provide mock up samples and prototype designs throughout your product development process
  • Extensive testing on all mockups
  • Conduct production assessment
  • Conduct pilot runs and mass production planning of your project

Our current in-house capabilities include:

  • 3D printing in ABS
  • Industrial laser cutting and engraving
  • Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Powder coating
  • Prototyping using materials to suit requirement including plastic, wood, mild steel, stainless steel

How can APC Technology help you?

Flexible and professional service

At APC Technology, we possess years of industry expertise in prototyping. We were early adopters of 3D printing and have continued to invest in our equipment and training to ensure we keep ahead of the technology curve. As a result, we have grown to become one of a handful of Australian manufacturers who specialise in electronics and process technologies for harsh & hazardous environments.

Our engineering team has accumulated significant experience in product development and product commercialisation. From the moment you start working with us, we can offer you the following services:

  • CAD design and drawings
  • 3D Printing fused deposition modelling (FDM) in PLA and ABS
  • Laser Cutting Acrylic (up to 6mm), trolase (up to 3mm), Wood (up to 9mm), stainlesss steel (up to 1.5mm).
  • Laser engraving.
  • CNC wood, plastic, aluminium
  • Powder coating limited by size of the sand blaster and over, including texture black, satin black, white, olive drab & storm grey
  • Sheet metal bending
  • Anodizing in black (other colours available upon request)
  • Electrical/electronic solutions

Should you require additional technical assistance, we can help project manage outsourced services for your next prototype. We can integrate these services into your project costs. These include but are not limited to;

  • Sheetmetal work
  • CNC
  • Painting
  • Powder coating
  • Welding
  • 3D printing in other material
  • Water jet cutting
  • Welding

No matter the complexity of your project requirements, our technicians will provide all clients professional advice during the product development stage. We will tailor a development plan that is suited to your product requirements. From our findings, we can then quickly respond to customer enquiries throughout the development process.

Our capabilities allow us to create prototypes for simple parts, modules to complex mechanical designs. Before project development, we will always comply to your company’s intellectual property rights, and will sign NDAs before project commencement.

Awarding In-house capability

All CAD design and contract manufacturing services are completed on site and in-house atour South Australia facility. Capabilities include mould designing, mould prototyping, tooling, plastic injection and surface processing. If you are interested in utilising our services, our engineering and manufacturing teams can shorten your development process of transfer from mould prototyping right through to mass production.

Mock-up processing

To successfully meet our clients diverse needs for premium quality service and design results, our South Australia manufacturing plant is equipped with state-of-the-art processing tools for advanced plastic and metal modelling. Our complete range of model production and surface processing technologies include but are not limited to;

  • computer-assisted engineering (CAE) technical support
  • CNC cutting sheet metal forging
  • Moulding and assembly
  • silicon mould placing
  • soft mode, surface processing
  • product assembly and delivery services

Our plastic modelling equipment includes:

  • CNC vertical machining centre (VMC)
  • vacuum casting
  • electrical discharge machining
  • screen printing
  • laser engraving

Our metal modelling equipment:

  • Laser cutting
  • Numerical control press
  • Bending
  • Hydraulic press
  • Welding
  • Riveting, and drilling and tapping

Would you like more information or have a question?

Send through your enquiry below or give us a call on 08 8363 0400.


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