Si Coat ™ is an abrasion resistant coating system developed by SiTECH Corp. for use in silicone rubber applications requiring superior wear protection.
Si Coat ™ is a tough, wear-resistant coating offering an outstanding abrasion resistance for elastomer keypad applications. Under independent lab test using an RCA abrasion wear tester, Si Coat I surpassed by more than 20 times the standard acceptance criteria for the keyboard/keypad industry. Now, you can be sure that the SiTECH’s rubber keypad will have the same consistent look and feel with no degradation throughout the life expectancy of your product.
When combining Si Coat I ™ with our proprietary screened silicone inks and Liquid Injection Molding, we offer you a unique set of features that will assure the right solution for your product requirements.
Si Coat I offers:
- Tough, wear-resistant coating. Eliminates replacement costs
- Smooth, matte surface finish
- Seamless coating, 100% keypad surface protection
- Coating of irregular shapes
- Can be applied over any graphics/color
- Repel dust
- Homogeneous cross link for permanent bond
- Silicone base for flexibility
When your product needs protection for harsh environments or put in a high usage industrial application, Si Coat I ™ with our silicone keypads is the solution for your product. Proven success in industries such as:
- Medical devices
- Laboratory instrumentation
- Point of sales
- Industrial equipment
- Consumer electronics
SiTECH’s mission is to insure you receive the finest service and the best possible product, every time. We have the resources, capabilities and technology to support your designs.
The RCA abrasion Wear Test method provides a reference and comparison data for the durability abrasion resistance of printed graphics on rubber and plastic keytops. Accepted standard is a minimum of 35 cycles.