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Optical Bonding Solutions for Restaurant Touch Screens

March 4, 2024

In the fast-paced environment of the restaurant industry, efficiency and durability are paramount. With the increasing reliance on touch screen technology for order management, menu browsing, and customer interaction, it’s crucial for restaurants to invest in displays that can withstand the rigors of daily use while delivering exceptional performance. That’s where optical bonding solutions come into play.

What is Optical Bonding, and What Are The Benefits For Restaurants?

Optical bonding is a specialized process that involves adhering a protective layer of optical-grade resin between the touch panel and the display, effectively eliminating the air gap between the two components. This bonding process offers several key advantages for restaurant touch screens:

  • Enhanced Durability: By eliminating the air gap, optical bonding creates a solid and robust display unit that is highly resistant to impact, scratches, and other forms of physical damage. This durability is essential in the hectic environment of a restaurant, where touch screens are constantly exposed to spills, bumps, and frequent use.
  • Improved Visibility: Optical bonding reduces glare and reflections on the display surface, resulting in better visibility and readability, even in bright or outdoor environments. This ensures that restaurant staff and customers can easily view and interact with the touch screen interface without any distractions or visual hindrances.
  • Enhanced Touch Sensitivity: Optical bonding enhances the responsiveness and accuracy of touch inputs, providing a smooth and seamless user experience. This is particularly important in a restaurant setting, where quick and precise interactions are necessary for efficient order-taking, payment processing, and menu navigation.
  • Seal Protection: The bonded resin layer acts as a sealant, protecting the display from moisture, dust, and other contaminants. This is crucial in restaurant environments where spills and splashes are common occurrences. With optical bonding, restaurant touch screens are better equipped to withstand the challenges of daily operation and maintain optimal performance over time.

Turn to Fortec US for Your Optical Bonding Needs

At Fortec US, we specialize in providing optical bonding solutions tailored to the unique needs of the restaurant industry. Our advanced bonding process, VacuBond®, ensures superior durability, visibility, and touch sensitivity, allowing restaurants to enhance their customer experience and streamline their operations.

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your existing touch screens or integrate new displays into your restaurant’s digital infrastructure, Fortec US has the expertise and solutions you need.

Contact Us Today to Learn More About Our Optical Bonding Solutions!

As the global leader in optical bonding, Fortec US supports you in all project phases – from the construction of the metal housing and procurement of specific parts to the in-house development of controller boards and touchscreen integration. Our industry-leading VacuBond® vacuum bonding technology is here to elevate your screens to the next level of performance and reliability. Contact us today at (631) 580-4360 or on our website for more information.

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