Innovations & Silicone Injection Molding

Technology is one of the most exciting industries to follow because it’s always in constant state of evolution. If you remember, mobile phones were quite large in the 90’s, then technology advanced and they got smaller, today they are getting bigger as larger screens become more popular. Even with the constant change that occurs in… 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 »

The Answer to Your Chemical Resistant Needs

When developing an electronic device that utilizes a silicone rubber keypad, it is important to know how the product will be used. Will the product be used in the medical industry, and require a specific cleaning method with strong chemicals? Is the product going to come in contact with petroleum based chemicals during regular use?… Read more »

Basics of Conductive Pills

Conductive pills are frequently used in silicone keypads to short out the traces of a shorting pad on a printed circuit board. These pills, are usually made from a silicone conductive material that typically contains carbon. Conductive pills are attached to the plunger of a keypad for closing the circuit on a PCB trace. Before… Read more »

How Automation Has Improved Our Product and Timelines

At SiTECH, we take pride in the fact that our products are manufactured and crafted in the United States. As technology continues to progress and we’re able to automate and simplify your product to produce it faster and better. Time is essential in today’s economy, and being able to create products in a timely manner… Read more »

What is a Rapid Prototype and How Can it Help You?

The demand for prototypes is growing rapidly. More and more companies are requesting a visual representation of their product for marketing, logistics, and design purposes. Rapid prototypes can be used to help each of these areas within your company, and in a cost effective way. Here at SiTECH we offer silicone rubber rapid prototypes which… Read more »

6 Ways to Use Silicone Rubber Tubing

Silicone rubber is a versatile material because it can be shaped into almost anything imaginable. The liquid silicone injection molding process makes it possible. One of the most common shapes of silicone rubber molding components is tubing. It’s used in a wide range of industries for an endless number of products. When creating a new… Read more »