5 Security Keypad Design Tips for Hospitals

As technology improves the capabilities of security systems, many hospitals and urgent medical care centers are following the trend to improve their security checkpoints. The movement is toward rubber keypads at security checkpoints and nurse’s stations instead of or in addition to live guards on the premises. It helps budget-conscious institutions to save money on… Read more »

Weighing Options for Medical Keypads and Molding

When it comes to medical products, engineers and designers have a variety of choices in fabrication. ForĀ  medical keypads and molding, material options include plastic, metal and liquid silicone injection molding. For some products, latex is also an option. Medical rubber molding has become the material of choice for medical equipment for many reasons. It… Read more »

The Advantages of Choosing a U.S. Manufacturer

When choosing a silicone rubber keypad and components manufacturer, it can be appealing to manufacture your silicone rubber components overseas. However, there are many aspects to consider that many times can get overlooked, such as manufacturing and labor standards, lead time of parts, shipping lead time, quality of material used, intellectual property rights protection, service… Read more »

Options for Labeling Custom Rubber Keypads

One of the most important components of a keypad is knowing what the buttons do. Accurate and readable labeling is critical to telling the user what the keys’ functions are. Some choices in labeling custom silicone keypads include marking the button or labeling the plate surrounding the buttons. Let’s take a look at some of… Read more »

What Makes the SiTECH Rubber Molding Process Different?

Silicone rubber keypads and components can be used for countless different applications. Whether your needs are in the industrial, medical, military or other industries, SiTECH is the choice for you. We manufacture keypads, seals, gaskets, display windows and other specialty silicone products. At SiTECH, we use only liquid molding machines on a closed loop system,… Read more »

Thinking Outside the Box: Modular Controls for Military Keypad Molding

When it comes to military equipment, similar types of machinery have a variety of purposes. Using custom silicone keypads as part of a control assembly enables flexibility in design for different models of equipment. If a control panel can be mounted in places that make more sense for different types of military equipment, it makes… Read more »