SiTECH Solutions for Military Rubber Components

One of the many challenges facing a designer of military equipment is finding an ITAR certified company to mold components that precisely comply in method, size, likeness in appearance and color. At SiTECH our engineers can work off of military specification drawings and create ITAR certified rubber military keypad molding components. We match the liquid… Read more »

Where Did Si-Tech Come From?

Si-Tech’s origin starts with key employees who worked for Lucas Industries. Lucas Industries was a manufacturer of components for the automotive industry and aerospace industry. In the 1980s, Lucas bought a panel company that owned silicone rubber equipment to produce silicone rubber components to go along with its panel business. Lucas’s panel division worked on… 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 »

Why Use Silicone Rubber?

Silicone rubber is the most versatile and resilient material to work with. Silicone was discovered in the 1800s and is used in a variety of products. There are a multitude of reasons to use silicone rubber, but in today’s blog let’s focus on five key benefits: •    Durability •    Decorating •    Temperature Resistance •    Shape… Read more »

How Injection Molded Silicone Revolutionized Mobile Products

One of the earliest uses for silicone custom molded rubber products in mainstream America was the cell phone. Used as keys, or creating a protective sleeve over keypads and the cellular phone itself, injection molded silicone offered many features that most consumers had never seen before. Today, custom molded rubber products are used in cell… Read more »