Rapid Prototyping Puts Time on Your Side

Are you pushed for time? With everyone’s schedules becoming increasingly busier and many employees having to do multiple jobs due to companies cutting back on their staffing, people are more pressed for time than ever before. And on top of a time shortage, everyone wants their product NOW! As a first step in assisting you… Read more »

The Shocking Success of Silicone Rubber Parts

Silicone rubber is versatile. How thick and how pliable a component is depends on its design and the process by which it is made. Liquid silicone injection molding components can be made to fit nearly any template design. They are strong and absorb impacts well. As a result, they are commonly used for buffering shock… Read more »

Why New Shoring and Reshoring Are on the Rise

How can you offset the cost of manufacturing your product in the United States? Many businesses don’t feel they can be profitable or competitive enough due to the higher costs of manufacturing goods domestically. However, there are many hidden costs and other matters to consider when purchasing products offshore. SiTECH can assist you with your… Read more »

Staying in the Game: Designing Tips for Player Control Keypads

Gaming has become a hot industry, and creating the right control keypad is critical to game operation and popularity. Using custom silicon rubber keypads can make the user experience better and create a more reliable product. There are several things to keep in mind when designing new gaming keypads or improving current systems. Soft Keys… Read more »

Making Your Logo Stand Out With Silicone Keypad Colors

Does your logo make your product stand out? Are your customers and consumers easily able to determine who you are? Is your logo appealing, creating a curiosity for others to check your product out? If not, it should. A company’s logo is its’ unique identifier, making your product easily noticed at a quick glance. Standing… Read more »

Silicone Molding Enhances New Military Technology

U.S. military administrators have had to adjust to many changes over the past several years. Some effects include adapting devices to different climates and environments, reducing the amount of space and number of personnel using equipment, and enduring cutbacks in spending without decreasing effectiveness. A reduction in personnel, for example, doesn’t mean a reduction in… Read more »

Why Silicone Rubber Inserts Won’t Work With Gum-Stock

Liquid Silicone vs. Gum Stock Liquid silicone is a two-part system that gets mixed as it is used. Gum-stock silicone, on the other hand, is a one-part system that has a shelf life. Both liquid and gum-stock silicones are heat cured. Liquid silicone has the consistency of Vaseline, while gum-stock has a consistency of putty…. Read more »