Tactile Response and How it Works

Silicone molded keypads made at SiTech are used in countless devices from aviation equipment to medical. The design of a tactile keypad is simple but elegant and understanding how it works will greatly help the design and outcome of your silicone keypad. The first step is to understand how the keypad can be tactile and… Read more »

Fun Molding Projects Through Time

Technology changes rapidly over time. Think about it, the iPhone is less than a decade old; The Beatles formed a band before the personal computer was invented, and the internet is not even old enough to purchase alcohol yet. Throughout history, many inventions have come along that change the way that society operates on a… Read more »

Benefits of the Manufacturing a Custom Keypad

Keypads have a variety of uses, some that can be mission-critical to an industry such as the military or the medical industry. The keypad has to be designed accurately and needs to perform the function it was designed to do.  In addition, when dealing with military grade applications, the product must be ITAR compliant and… Read more »

Color Matching Translucent Silicone

When designing your silicone rubber component or keypad, it is important to consider the look of your product. Many products require the need of backlit keypads or light pipes for indicators. These products are made using a translucent silicone that allows the light to pass through it like similar to glass. Technological advancements in the… Read more »

SiTECH in Your Home

You come home from work one day, turn off your security alarm, click on the TV, open the garage door and you don’t even realize how many times you’re interacting with products that could have been created by SiTECH. We work to create products that are designed with function, quality, and durability in mind. Some… Read more »

Different Methods of Molding Silicone Rubber

It is important to consider what method of molding a silicone rubber manufacturer uses when deciding to choose one. There are a few different methods of molding silicone components, each with their own benefits and disadvantages. The main methods used are compression molding and liquid silicone injection molding (LIM). Compression molding consists of a process… Read more »

How Automation Has Improved Our Product and Timelines

At SiTECH, we take pride in the fact that our products are manufactured and crafted in the United States. As technology continues to progress and we’re able to automate and simplify your product to produce it faster and better. Time is essential in today’s economy, and being able to create products in a timely manner… Read more »