Silicone Rubber Dimensioning and Tolerancing Tips and Tricks

When designing your new product, it is always helpful to consider the manufacturability and quality control of your product. One of the ways to help both manufacturing and quality control is to review the dimensioning and tolerancing of your product. It is important to recognize the critical features while dimensioning and tolerancing your product. These… Read more »

Health By Design: Medical Applications for Silicone Rubber Molding

In the medical industry, there’s more to equipment than scientific technology. There are many components that hold devices together or enhance their usability. Many of these parts can be made using silicone rubber and liquid silicone injection molding. Without gaskets, seals, cases and medical rubber keypads, a wide range of medical devices wouldn’t be durable,… Read more »

A Brief Overview of SiTECH’s Value Added Services

Value added refers to the enhancements available to a company’s product or service before offering them to customers. When contemplating a silicone rubber molding supplier for your component it is beneficial to inquire about what value added services the company you are considering offers. A value added manufacturing company has the capability to provide a… Read more »

Silicone Silence Is Golden

When designing keypads for use in a sensitive environment, more engineers are turning to silicone rubber instead of hard plastic. It’s useful for settings where there shouldn’t be much noise, a lot of people working in shared spaces and where focusing on the project at hand requires a fairly quiet setting. Silicone rubber keypads and… Read more »

Silicone Rubber: The Greener Elastomer

When it comes to which material to choose when designing keypads, gaskets and a variety of components, silicone rubber can extend the life of your product. It has been used in a wide array of industries, including military, medical, industrial and commercial. It’s greener than other elastomers and it’s more durable in high-performance situations.  … Read more »

Keep It Clean: Sterilizing Medical Injection Molding

When you’re designing medical devices and tools, it’s important to choose materials that can be easily cleaned and sterilized for use without breaking down. Platinum-cured liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is a material that can be used in healthcare products. It’s durable and can be disinfected in a few different ways. At SiTECH, we use platinum-cured… Read more »

Can Rapid Prototype Rubber Save You From Needing a Lawyer?

Lawsuits have become a way of life for Americans. More than 15 million lawsuits are filed in the U.S. court system every year. Aside from blemishing your company name and creating delays in the production process, a huge drawback to having your company involved in a lawsuit is the cost. Legal fees can easily run… Read more »