Tracking Silicone Pigment Controls And Options

Silicone can be made into a variety of different colors to achieve a custom color to enhance your product’s appearance. At SiTech, we employ a tracking and recordkeeping procedure during every stage of the process that helps to ensure the color desired is achieved with accurate, repeatable results. In recent years, innovations in technology have… Read more »

Using a Rubber Keypad Rapid Prototype for Presentations

When giving a new product presentation, providing visual information is very important. Clear images of product ideas, functions and uses are all noteworthy elements to communicate and explain to your audience. If you’re presenting or marketing your latest idea or invention to possible investors or company management, you’ll probably want to use a rapid prototype… Read more »

What To Look For In Quality Silicone Molded Products

What are customers looking for in a custom silicone molded keypad or product?  Low cost, fast delivery or a product that meet’s there expectations. SiTECH believes all of those factors are important and to meet those expectations you must have control over your manufacturing process and prove it not once, but every time. At SiTECH,… Read more »

Silicone Rubber Keypads Versus Touchscreens

When building a design for a product with keypad entry, one of the critical decisions is whether to use a flat panel with a touchscreen or a silicone rubber keypad. When the input of information or commands is important, the keypad should be accurate and easy to use. While the touchscreen does have a smooth,… Read more »

Advantages of Injection Molded Silicone Inserts

Injection molding of silicone offers many advantages. In today’s SiTECH blog, we will talk about cover inserts. Insert molding is taking a pre-molded silicone part or component of a different material and inserting it in a mold, then injecting silicone around it and ending up with one part. In the production of silicone rubber keypads,… Read more »

Rubber Molding Key Player in Aeronautics and Space Flight

With the recent flight for the first private docking to the international Space Station, it brings to mind the versatility of liquid silicone injection molding, both on Earth and in space. The unmanned launch by private company SpaceX is the first automated mission with the robotic spaceship Dragon and Falcon 9. According to Elon Musk,… Read more »

Screen Printing On Molded Silicone

There are many steps involved in the process of printing on molded silicone. The first step in the process of printing is to make a screen with the image to be printed. A screen consists of a metal frame that is designed to hold the mesh. A mesh is most commonly made of metal and… Read more »