What is a mechanical keyboard?
Mechanical keyboard is a type of keyboard. In terms of structure, each key of mechanical keyboard has a separate switch to control closing. This switch is also called “axis”. According to the classification of micro switch, mechanical keyboard It can be divided into traditional tea axis, green axis, white axis, black axis, red axis, Romer-G and optical axis. It is precisely because each button is composed of an independent micro-motion, the button has a strong sense of passage, which produces a special feel suitable for gaming and entertainment, so it is usually used as a relatively expensive high-end gaming peripheral.
The main material of mechanical keyboard keycaps
ABS material keycaps are the most of all materials. Of course, the main reason is that the technology is mature and cheap. ABS material keycaps can be seen from ordinary keyboards of tens of yuan to high-end products of thousands of yuan. ABS keycaps have various colors and can be made translucent to meet the needs of backlighting, which is unmatched by other materials. The keycap made of this material is the softest compared to other materials, not very hard and mild to the touch, and has a certain resistance to oil, but it is not as good as POM and PBT.
POM material has fewer keycaps than ABS, so it is rare in original keyboards. It is a durable and simple material. POM is better than ABS in terms of durability and sturdiness, and its resistance to oil repellency has also doubled. At least two to three years will not cause refueling problems (the appearance of oil refueling varies from person to person). The feel is between PBT and ABS.
PBT is relatively rare, but it is often mentioned in the mechanical keyboard circle. It should be the most reliable and excellent keycap material. It is very good in terms of resistance to oil and hardness, and its anti-corrosion and anti-oxidation effect is also very good. . In addition, it is easy to decompose when exposed to water in a high temperature environment. It is precisely because of this characteristic that special shops use water to boil the PBT keycaps. The color of the dyed keycaps does not fall off and is natural and beautiful.