Upgrading Santa’s Sleigh With Custom Rubber Molding

As Santa Claus plans his trip from the North Pole to make a pass across the globe, he packs his sleigh with toys for children everywhere. Unfortunately, Santa Claus is so old that his original sleigh didn’t have injection molded silicone components. Imagine how much faster his sleigh would be, and durable too, if it… Read more »

Aging Gracefully: How Silicone Affects Your Product’s Life Span

The use of silicone raw materials to produce keypads, gaskets and other components can help to extend the life span of many medical, industrial, commercial and military products and assist manufacturers in meeting sustainability goals. Commitment to Sustainability SiTECH’s suppliers of liquid silicone rubber (LSR) are committed in their contributions to the sustainability of materials;… Read more »

Silicone Rubber: A Modern Choice in Winter Weather Transportation

As winter weather approaches and takes hold in many parts of the country, our thoughts turn to transportation, aviation, electronics and avionics. From ships to trucks to trains to aircraft, silicone rubber molding enables safe operation of a wide range of vehicles in chilly temperatures and inclement weather. Its ability to separate and protect machinery… Read more »

Weighing the Options in Liquid Silicone Injection Molding

Liquid silicone injection molding is the preferred option for producing custom silicone rubber keypads and components. It is a superior production method for efficiency, as well as the highest quality repeatable results for the life of the product. Injection molding is a highly controlled method of production allowing for precision, especially when critical tolerances are… Read more »

Silicone Rubber Molding Technology Soars to New Heights

There are several ways that silicone rubber molding can be used to increase pilot safety and plane efficiency in the military. Its durability and flexibility make it ideal for use in gaskets, keypads, helmets and other items within the cockpit. While some materials are affected by gravity, extreme temperatures and high altitude, military silicone rubber… Read more »

Custom Insert Options for Silicone Molded Rubber Products

The first silicone elastomers were developed to provide a better insulation for electric motors and generators. Because of the silicone’s unique chemical makeup, it has become popular in a wide variety of industries for countless uses. Liquid silicone rubber is in the category of Polysiloxanes, which differs from other polymers because of its unique backbone,… Read more »

Increasing Order Picking Efficiency With Rubber Keypads

As more and more companies turn to online shopping as a means of selling their products, they are discovering the need for faster and more accurate order fulfillment. In an effort to improve order picking times, silicone rubber keypads are emerging as a way to make order fulfillment more efficient. Automated systems with a monitor… Read more »