6 Trending Features for Remote Controls

When it comes to remote controlled products, there are several trends in today’s market that consumers are putting on their preferred features lists. It’s no longer enough to have remote control keypads for electronics. What’s new and creating competition among product designers and developers is the concept of making them easier and more durable to… Read more »

What Makes Silicone Rubber Different From Other Materials?

Silicone rubber is a very versatile material that can be used with a wide array of applications. When using silicone rubber for keypads or other components, the durability, decorating capabilities, temperature resistance, different shapes and safe material are just a few traits that illustrate how versatile silicone rubber can be. Outdoor Durability Silicone rubber can… Read more »

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 »