Thick glass touch screen for vandal-proof displays

Thick glass touch screen [15” to 85” Touchfoil]

A self-service ticket machine with a thick glass touch screen
A man using an outdoor kiosk with a thick glass touch screen
A woman using a vending machine with a thick glass touch screen
A VisualPlanet PCAP foil for a thick glass touch screen
An assembly diagram for a thick glass touch screen

Deliberate and accidental damage are problems for touch screens in public places. A thick glass touch screen is the ideal solution.

Projected capacitive (PCAP) foils work through glass up to 10 millimetres thick. Your LCD screen is protected from damage and has a long-life in all environments.

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Thick glass touch screen for public places

PCAP touch foils allow you to create vandal-proof touch screens. Simply laminate the foil to the back of a glass panel to turn it into a touch sensitive surface.

VisualPlanet’s PCAP foils work through glass up to 10 millimetres thick. Your LCD screen is protected from vandalism and accidental damage.

VisualPlanet can provide PCAP foils individually or already applied to a glass panel. VisualPlanet works with leading glass manufacturers to provide high quality glass suitable for 4K displays.

PCAP foils are ideal for vandal-proof touch screens:

  • Self-service ticket machines
  • Outdoor digital signage
  • Interactive vending machines
  • Outdoor interactive wayfinding
  • Interactive retail displays
  • ATM machines

VisualPlanet is the originator of the PCAP foil format and has over 15 years of experience. The company provides a two-year warranty and excellent customer support.

Contact VisualPlanet to discuss the best thick glass touch screen solution for you.


Features and benefits of a PCAP thick glass touch screen

Features Benefits

10-millimetre thick glass

Protects the LCD screen from accidental and deliberate damage. The screen has a long-life, delivering the maximum return on investment.

Dual touch or multi-touch

Choose the best option for your needs. Multi-touch responds to 32 touches at the same time for the most engaging, interactive experiences.


VisualPlanet’s PCAP foils work in hot, cold and wet weather. PCAP foils are suitable for use in enclosures rated up to IP68. You benefit from a reliable touch screen all year.

Custom shapes and sizes

VisualPlanet provides PCAP touch foils in bespoke shapes and sizes. Choose flat or curved glass. You can create unique touch screens that match your exact requirements.

Works through gloves

Ideal for touch screens in industrial or sterile environments. Ideal for use in cold weather, when users can interact with the display through gloved hands. You benefit from maximum utilisation of the touch screen in all weather.


PCAP foil technical specifications

Detection method Projected capacitive using a 10-micrometre copper sensing array.
Sizes 15 to 85 inches (larger available on request).
Glass thickness 2 millimetres to 10 millimetres. Glass thicker than 10 millimetres is available on request.
Number of touches

Multi-touch: 32 as standard. Up to 40 available on request.

Dual touch: 2.
Speed of response 6 to 8 milliseconds.
Controller board USB controller board. Specification depends on size of foil.
Operational temperature range -10°C to +60°C.

95% at +60°C.

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