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 »

Common Misconceptions about Liquid Silicone Injection

There is lot of buzz about Liquid Silicone Injection. Due to the overwhelming increase in popularity, many misconceptions have also formed about this remarkable material. SiTECH has been working with Liquid Silicone Injection for years, and we have seen just how useful it can be for a wide variety of applications. Today, we are using… Read more »

Is Liquid Silicone Rubber the Right Choice for your Product?

Without great materials, even the best product designs will fall on their face during manufacturing and testing. At SiTECH, we take pride in using the absolute best raw materials for custom keypads and other products. We never take the easy way out, that is why we use only the highest quality Dow and GE liquid… 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 »

How Custom Silicone Keypads are Used in Kid-Friendly Products

You might be surprised to know how often silicone is used in kid-friendly products. From toys to educational tools, childcare products and more, silicone has been proven to be an effective component due to its safety, ease of use, and durability. Safety For a parent, there is nothing more important than a child’s safety. Although… 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 »