Si Prime – Solution to Your Silicone Bonding Needs

One of the major industry problems SiTECH solved early on was attaching acrylic adhesive to silicone rubber. Some substrates have a natural tendency to resist adhesion to each other. This is the case for Silicone Rubber and Acrylic adhesive. When acrylic adhesive happens to be the industry choice for attaching to membrane switches and most… Read more »

The Time it Takes to Go Offshore

There are numerous issues that arise when dealing with an offshore supplier for your Silicone rubber needs. The main benefit is time. Time is impacted by a few factors when dealing with offshore manufacturers which include communication, lead times, and shipping times. Communication is one of the largest hurdles when dealing with an offshore supplier…. Read more »

Fun Molding Projects Through Time

Technology changes rapidly over time. Think about it, the iPhone is less than a decade old; The Beatles formed a band before the personal computer was invented, and the internet is not even old enough to purchase alcohol yet. Throughout history, many inventions have come along that change the way that society operates on a… Read more »

Different Methods of Molding Silicone Rubber

It is important to consider what method of molding a silicone rubber manufacturer uses when deciding to choose one. There are a few different methods of molding silicone components, each with their own benefits and disadvantages. The main methods used are compression molding and liquid silicone injection molding (LIM). Compression molding consists of a process… Read more »

How Technology Has Streamlined the Manufacturing Process

Technology is ever-improving and while we know that phones have gotten smaller, cars have gotten smarter, and appliances are pretty self-sufficient, we tend to focus primarily on consumer goods and technology. However, those improvements are only possible because of the manufacturing technology that has also drastically improved. At SiTECH, our process is streamlined to provide… Read more »

Using Custom Silicone Molding for Braille Keyboards and Keypads

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are approximately 11.4 million people in the U.S. who are blind or visually impaired. About 1.4 million of these individuals are unable to read ordinary newsprint without the aid of eyeglasses or lenses. Many children and adults use Braille as a primary or secondary means of communicating… Read more »

Screen Making for Printed Silicone Rubber Molding- Part I

Custom screen printing on silicone rubber molding can make your product stand out and be fully customizable. When printing on silicone with silicone ink, the molecular bond created is extremely durable and extremely resistant to wear and abrasion. There are many factors to consider, and one of the most preliminary decisions to make is in… Read more »