Types of Finishes for Your Keypad

Have you ever been to a museum to see a famous painting? Maybe you’ve seen the Mona-Lisa, or Starry Night with your own two eyes and wondered – “how they keep these historic paintings so well preserved?”. With such important masterpieces at stake, it is crucial to ensure that paintings such as these are very… Read more »

Utilizing Rapid Prototyping

With increasing time constraints and demand for samples and visual references, rapid prototyping became a necessity for companies to utilize. Here at SiTECH, we offer the capability to rapid prototype liquid silicone rubber into keypads, and components. Our rapid prototyping offers: shorter lead times of 2-3 weeks, reduced product development, cost design validation, market presentation aides,… Read more »

Lead Time for Your Project

The countdown to a New Year is a time when every second is taken in and valued. As one-year transitions into the next, we usually plan where we will be when the ball drops. However, being aware of the passage of time isn’t only important at the end of the year, it’s also crucial for… Read more »

Part Shrinkage and Complex Molding

Molded liquid silicone rubber keypads and components shrink after the demolding process. The materials we use at SiTech typically shrink approximately 2-3% after the demolding process. There are a few factors that will cause the part shrinkage to be difficult to predict. They Include: The mold temperature. The more heat applied to the silicone, the… Read more »