Designing Silicone Keypads for the Home

Technology has permeated nearly every area of our lives and our homes are no exception. 2007 brought us the smart phone, and now 10 years later, consumers are taking advantage of the convenience of a smart home. According to Smart Home USA a smart home is the term commonly used to define a “residence that… Read more »

Importance of Mold Design

Mold design is one of the most critical steps in the initial stages of planning the production of silicone rubber keypads and components. Silicone molds come in many different shapes and sizes, and they can be made out of different metals with each having its own characteristics and benefits. Here at SiTECH, we partner with… Read more »

Benefits of Partnering with SiTECH for Product Developers

Bringing a new product to market is one of the most difficult tasks in business. There are countless forgotten ideas and concepts that may have been great on paper, but they weren’t successful as a physical product. The men and woman who develop these products already know how difficult it can be do bring a… Read more »

Why Should You Use Silicone Rubber?

Silicone rubber has gained a reputation as being one of the most versatile and resilient materials to work with. Silicone elastomers were developed in the 1900’s and have been steadily increasing the amount of products they are in ever since. The reasons silicone rubber are used vary from application to application, but the main few… Read more »

Support US-based SiTECH and Military-Grade Products

Independence Day celebrations have already wrapped up, but if you are in the market for a reliable silicone manufacturer, you can continue to celebrate our great nation. SiTech is proud to be headquartered in the United States, and we also manufacturer all of our silicone products right here at our state of the art facility… Read more »

Insert Molding – Compression vs LIM

One of the questions we get from some of our current and potential customers is if we have the capability to insert mold pre-made compression molded inserts into our custom silicone keypads and components. We strongly advise against cross contaminating different types of silicone rubber, especially if the rubber has been compression molded. Here at… Read more »

How Custom Silicone Keypads are Used in Kid-Friendly Products

You might be surprised to know how often silicone is used in kid-friendly products. From toys to educational tools, childcare products and more, silicone has been proven to be an effective component due to its safety, ease of use, and durability. Safety For a parent, there is nothing more important than a child’s safety. Although… Read more »