During the holidays, most people are more concerned about how they are going to spend their money on presents, rather than save it. However, for businesses, saving money is a gift of its own because it adds to bottom line income. You probably already know that liquid silicone is durable and reliable, but did you know it can also help your business save money? Through a system called Rapid Prototyping, businesses just like yours are using silicone to save time and money. Here’s how it works:

What is Rapid Prototyping?

Unlike Gum Stock silicone, Liquid Silicone injection molding gives you the ability to create a prototype of your product in a fraction of the time. In just 2-3 weeks, you can be holding a model of your product that is more than 95% accurate compared to the finished product. This process gives you the opportunity to test out different features for your product including color combinations, overall form and function, and it can even save you money.

 

How does Rapid Prototyping save money?

Eliminates any costly steps or materials that are unnecessary.

Designing a lean product is a very important factor for profitability. Through the use of rapid prototyping, your business can eliminate waste by removing and costly steps or materials. When your prototype is ready for production, you will already have developed the a lean manufacturing process that will boost your bottom line.

Helps your team design better products that are ready for sale

The capability to visualize any defects or flaws in your silicone rubber keypad or component design is one of the main reasons for utilizing rapid prototypes. This simple process allows designers and engineers to make product changes on the fly. This cuts down on time and resources and helps build a better overall product.

Get your product to market faster

In business, timing can be a crucial factor that determines the success of a product. If you have deadlines and targets to meet, rapid prototyping can help you get their faster by reducing the time needed between product changes and variations.

From concept to manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping is the most cost effective solution for your organization. At SiTECH, we have already helped countless companies create better products while saving both time and money. To learn more about partnering with SiTECH, please call us at 757-887-8488 or submit a quote online here.