SiTECH Solutions for Military Rubber Components

One of the many challenges facing a designer of military equipment is finding an ITAR certified company to mold components that precisely comply in method, size, likeness in appearance and color. At SiTECH our engineers can work off of military specification drawings and create ITAR certified rubber military keypad molding components. We match the liquid… Read more »

Why Undercuts Can Help Your Design

When it comes to molding complex and intricate parts, planning is the key to success. One of the best advantages liquid silicone rubber molding offers that traditional plastic molding does not is undercuts. Undercuts are recessed surfaces that will interfere with the de-molding process. With silicone rubber this is not the case. When planned correctly,… Read more »

Key Mechanical Design Considerations when Partnering with Si-Tech

Silicone combines excellent feel, reliability and long life in the most rugged environment. Silicone keypads are used in a wide range of applications including medical, industrial, instrumentation and communications equipment. While designing a new silicone rubber component or keypad it helps to use the fundamental rules of dimensioning and tolerancing, as well as some general… Read more »

SiTech Coatings

Here at SiTech, we offer a variety of coatings for our custom molded silicone keypads and components. We have five standard coatings, as well as custom silicone based color coatings. These coatings include: Si Coat I ™, Si Coat II ™, Si Coat V ™, Si Coat 30 ™ and Si Prime. Our coatings provide… Read more »

How Rapid Prototyping Can Transform Your Business

Businesses who use prototypes are able to kick-start their marketing strategies by implementing the rapid prototype. The demand for these rapid prototypes has increased steadily over the years due to the many benefits of having a visual representation of the product in hand. Rapid prototypes can be used to help with design purposes, logistics and… Read more »

Custom Keypads: Where Design Meets Function

Liquid silicone rubber molding is one of the best options for molding custom keypads, and components – especially those that have irregular shapes and sizes. During the initial setup and design of production of a silicone rubber keypad or component there are a lot of different options to consider. Luckily at SiTECH we make the… Read more »

Why We Will Always Need Rubber Keypads

It’s a common misconception that silicone rubber technology is outdated. Over the past few years the quality of custom rubber keypads has greatly improved due to new technology. Coatings can be added to the liquid silicone injection molding process to increase resistance to chemicals and abrasion. This not only makes the individual project more long… Read more »