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 »

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It’s a common misconception that silicone rubber technology is outdated.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 »

Proper Mold Design – Why it Matters

Liquid silicone rubber molding is one of the best options for molding custom keypads, and components that have irregular shapes and sizes. During the initial setup of production of a silicone rubber keypad or component, there is one step that is the most important factor. That step is mold design. The mold design of a… Read more »

Military Applications for SiTECH Products

Retrofit old technology and improve new cutting-edge military technology with silicone rubber components. At SiTECH we work to provide high quality military rubber keypads and components that meet exact design parameters and specifications for your manufacturing needs. One way to ensure that the new innovations in military technology meet the needs of those using them… Read more »