Custom Keypads

Silicone is one of the most versatile materials used in technology today. For this reason, companies have many options for its use when designing custom silicone keypads. Silicone is versatile meaning that it can be easily manipulated into a variety of molded keypads to add personality to a device, making it stand out from the… Read more »

Types of Tactile Silicone Keypads

There are two basic keypad designs in today’s Silicone rubber keypads. You have the choice of designing your keypad as tactile or non-tactile. Within these options come a multitude of variations of both types which could be included in a silicone rubber keypad. The keypad type we will focus on today is the tactile keypad…. Read more »

What is Custom Silicone Molding?

There is nothing quite like a custom fit. Whether it’s an article of clothing, embroidering, color, or other unique options, a custom product just fits better. At SiTECH, we offer customization with one of the most versatile materials in manufacturing, silicone.  Over the last half century, silicone has replaced countless other materials because of its… Read more »

Why Should You Use Silicone Rubber?

Silicone rubber has gained a reputation as being one of the most versatile and resilient materials to work with. Silicone elastomers were developed in the 1900’s and have been steadily increasing the amount of products they are in ever since. The reasons silicone rubber are used vary from application to application, but the main few… Read more »

How Drawings Control the End Product

Here at SiTECH we manufacture silicone rubber keypads and custom silicone components using 2D drawings and 3D files provided by the customer and product designer. The 2D drawing tells them what shape, size, color, materials, and any other job specific instructions are necessary to make the part. Following the design specifications within the given tolerances… Read more »

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 »

Simple on the Outside and Complex on the Inside

One of the most difficult questions our customers deal with, is how to create the best custom keypad. Based on our experience, customers want to offer many features in their devices, but do not want to create a complex keypad or control system that will be difficult to use. We have found that focusing on… Read more »