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 »

Defining the Force Curve

When designing a silicone rubber keypad, it is important to consider how you want to apply force to the shorting pad, and how much force is needed. The simplest and most accurate method is by using metal domes. The use of metal domes within your keypad assembly eliminates the need for the use of a… Read more »

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 »

Methods of Injecting Silicone Rubber

There are various methods of injecting silicone rubber into a mold, some good and some bad. Two very important things to consider when designing an injection mold are the runner system & gating. Depending on the number of cavities you decide to run within your silicone mold, a balance of flow may be needed. Knowing… Read more »

Taking Pride in Quality Control

When product manufacturers are in the processes of choosing a custom silicone rubber manufacturer for their keypad or product, most of the time they look for one thing above all else. Quality control. Here at SiTECH, we take great pride in our quality control. Our vision statement is “to ensure that customers receive the finest… Read more »

SiTECH’s Added Value Service: Custom Silicone Keypad Assembly

Here at SiTECH our facility offers an added value service by supporting the ever growing request from our customers for keypad assembly. Be it simply applying adhesive prior to shipment, to the full keypad, bezel, & PCB assembly, we can assembly it all. We install printed circuit boards, metal or polyester domes, or membrane circuits… Read more »

Finding the Right ITAR Supplier

One challenge a company incurs when designing silicone keypads and components for a military application, is finding an ITAR certified company to supply their silicone parts. ITAR stands for The International Traffic in Arms Regulations. ITAR is mainly for military or defensive articles, but it also includes space related technology. ITAR is designed to regulate… Read more »