Is Liquid Silicone Rubber Right for You?

Silicone rubber has become one of the most quickly adopted materials used in manufacturing. Already, many industries have discovered the unique properties and applications for liquid silicone, and more uses are being discovered each day. From automotive to military and even the medical field, silicone has become a mainstay for many areas in our society…. Read more »

Importance of Mold Design

Mold design is one of the most critical steps in the initial stages of planning the production of silicone rubber keypads and components. Silicone molds come in many different shapes and sizes, and they can be made out of different metals with each having its own characteristics and benefits. Here at SiTECH, we partner with… Read more »

Insert Molding – Compression vs LIM

One of the questions we get from some of our current and potential customers is if we have the capability to insert mold pre-made compression molded inserts into our custom silicone keypads and components. We strongly advise against cross contaminating different types of silicone rubber, especially if the rubber has been compression molded. Here at… Read more »

Upgrading Santa’s Workshop With Silicone Rubber Molding

Silicone rubber products can help new technology become reality. They’re also used to improve upon the design of existing products to enhance their performance. One of the most exciting places custom rubber keypads and components can be used is at Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole. The elves have been quite busy over the past… Read more »

Heavy Construction Machinery and Rubber Molded Keypads

When it comes to heavy construction equipment, special care must be taken in the design and use of the controls running the machinery. Unlike the use of rubber keypads on indoor heavy equipment, outdoor machines have their own set of needs. Designing molded rubber keypad controls to operate heavy construction machinery takes some forethought to… Read more »

Using Custom Silicone Molding for Vehicles

Rubber keypads and custom silicone molding components are used in a wide variety of industries. Their versatility allows them to feature prominently in the automotive field. From interior to exterior to under the hood, custom silicone molding is ideal for use in custom keypads, engine parts, and as gaskets and trim. Custom silicone molding is… Read more »

Why Liquid Rubber Molding Works So Well For Visual Devices

Liquid rubber molding is used in a variety of everyday product designs. While silicone rubber key pads are one of the most popular purposes, at SiTECH, we can make liquid silicone injection molding components in almost any shape. As a result, it can be used in many different products, whether they are specialized or ordinary…. Read more »