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  • Reverse side engraving cost

    Ctrl-K shows breakout prices. If we wanted to know cost of engraving text on rear of panel, would the additional cost just be the engraved letter charge, or is there an additional setup charge for engraving on the rear of the panel.

    Posted By: Mike on Jan 28, 2016 06:20PM Category: Ordering

  • Ruler

    Hi all,
    I'm just starting with FPD, and would like to know if there is a ruler somewhere, so you can measure between two holes or points.
    I saw this post " Posted By: etch11 on Apr 30, 2014 12:25AM " and the replay is that would be add in the next versions, running the latest version can I've miss the ruler, or is not yet implemented?
    Since it's high on demand maybe it could be in the next version?

    Posted By: Nuno on Jan 08, 2016 02:58PM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • 3D viewing in FrontPanel Designer

    I have just completed my design exported it into DXF but it does not produce a 3D image. I also cannot find a 3D image view in Front Panel Designer.

    Posted By: Jim Flower on Jan 04, 2016 08:51PM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • Material Choice for Boat Panel

    I have a client looking to replace a boat gauge panel (plastic) with with a brushed aluminum finish. Is there a aluminum/coating preferred for the marine environment.

    Posted By: Tom Dabney on Dec 29, 2015 02:15AM Category: Production

  • DeWalt DS150

    Anyone have a front panel file that will fit in a DeWalt ToughSystem DS150 Box?

    Posted By: Gilbert Villanueva on Dec 14, 2015 02:11AM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • Display cover


    I am designing a v front panel for a product with Front Panel Designer. The panel has a 30mm x 12mm rectangular cutout for a LED display. I found on your web-site that you also offer display covers in clear or red acrylic.

    1. Question:
    How do I design or specify a display cover in Front Panel designer?

    2. Question:
    I want the display cover to be inset into the cutout from behind. The glue edge width on the long sides has a max of 2mm, On the short sides the max width is 4mm. Ideally the material would be 2mm Acrylic, meaning the glue 'ledges' are 0.5mm thick. Can you do that?

    3. Question:
    Ideally I want Icon graphics on the front panel. Engraving is too course of a technology for what I need. When will you be able to offer printing capability? Either screen printing, Inkject printing or UV photoresist type printing should work for me.

    Posted By: Klaus on Dec 10, 2015 06:13PM Category: Front Panel Designer

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