Support US-based SiTECH and Military-Grade Products

Independence Day celebrations have already wrapped up, but if you are in the market for a reliable silicone manufacturer, you can continue to celebrate our great nation. SiTech is proud to be headquartered in the United States, and we also manufacturer all of our silicone products right here at our state of the art facility… Read more »

Liquid Silicone Rubber for the Military

When you think of the military, “resilient” might be one of the first adjectives that come to mind. From our soldiers, to their military equipment, and the work they do, all of it must stand through difficult conditions. Our soldiers are trained and tested with grueling conditions to prepare them for battle. No matter what… Read more »

What Are the Differences Between ITAR and EAR?

ITAR is mainly for military or defensive articles, but it also includes space related technology. ITAR is designed to regulate goods and technology designed to kill or defend against death in a military environment. This is because of the potential application for missile technology. EAR regulates the goods and technology that is designed for commercial… Read more »

Fundamental Rules of Dimensioning and Tolerancing

While designing a new silicone rubber component or keypad it helps to use the fundamental rules of dimensioning and tolerancing. Using these rules allow you to focus your dimensions and tolerances to the key features of your design. These features may be the ones that perform a function or interact with other components within your… Read more »

What is ITAR, and How it Will Affect Your Company

The International Traffic in Arms Regulations or ITAR for short was enacted in 1976 to implement unilateral arms export controls during the Cold War with USSR. This simply means that the United States government wished to decrease the exportation of technology to nations that were allied with the Soviet Union. ITAR in basics, is a… Read more »

Silicone Molding Enhances New Military Technology

U.S. military administrators have had to adjust to many changes over the past several years. Some effects include adapting devices to different climates and environments, reducing the amount of space and number of personnel using equipment, and enduring cutbacks in spending without decreasing effectiveness. A reduction in personnel, for example, doesn’t mean a reduction in… Read more »

How Are ITAR Registered Companies Different?

When planning and deciding on where to produce molded silicone components, there are many options to choose from. With manufacturing growing overseas, it can be a compelling idea at a glance, but there are many factors to consider when producing abroad. Shipping and turnaround times are greatly increased when overseas shipping is involved. It can… Read more »