What are [computer] keyboards made of? As in materials used in keys or the board itself. Thanks!

1 Answer
Aug 5, 2017

Well, it varies with the particular keyboard. Many keyboards have plastic keys, and usually, plastic squares and flexible rubber springs underneath the key. The circuit board is made of various metals.

The average keyboard looks like this:


Underneath the key, you'll find something like this:


And the circuit board tends to look something like this: