Working With Complex Mold Designs

Silicone rubber is the ideal option when designing components with irregular shapes, sizes and thicknesses, and offers many advantages over other elastomers. When designing and planning production, the most important factor to consider is mold design and characteristics. There are many options to consider, including location of gate, parting lines and tracks, as well as… Read more »

Quality Control Programs: A Closer Look

When manufacturing custom silicone rubber, quality is the most important aspect to consider and control throughout production. Silicone rubber can achieve extremely tight tolerances and irregular shapes, leading to complicated setups and processes. With the proper technology, equipment and highly trained staff, quality products can be produced accurately and efficiently. Technology Silicone rubber injection molding… Read more »

Speed Up Production Time With Value Added Services From SiTECH

When designing and choosing a producer for custom silicone rubber keypads and components, there are many important aspects to consider; whether all parts and components are manufactured and assembled in-house,  are components produced using the highest quality raw materials available, and are value added services offered to speed production time and reduce cost.  Value added… Read more »

Silicone Coatings Reduce Keypad Wear

In the production of silicone rubber keypads and components, adding a protective coating at the end of production will ensure the ruggedness and longevity of the product. Coating custom silicone rubber and graphics is the best option for protection from a variety of situations. Advances in coating technology and fluid dynamics has led to extremely… Read more »