Weighing the Options in Liquid Silicone Injection Molding

Liquid silicone injection molding is the preferred option for producing custom silicone rubber keypads and components. It is a superior production method for efficiency, as well as the highest quality repeatable results for the life of the product. Injection molding is a highly controlled method of production allowing for precision, especially when critical tolerances are… Read more »

The Many Roles of Medical Rubber Molding and Keypads

When it comes to medical devices, it is very important for silicone rubber molding components to work properly and have a secure fit. Although it could be a matter of convenience, more often it’s a health and safety issue. The liquid silicone injection molding process can be used to create a wide range of medical… Read more »

Silicone Properties and Mold Design

Silicone rubber is used in a variety of industries; including medical, military, marine, construction and aerospace. Because of its inherent properties, it out performs inferior polymers, even under harsh and demanding conditions. Liquid silicone rubber designed for injection molding is the ideal way to produce the highest quality components available. Material Selection When deciding on… Read more »

Is Silicone Injection Molding Right For Your Product?

In planning production of components or keypads, the material and production method used are important factors to consider. Liquid silicone rubber combined with the method of silicone injection molding proves to be the most effective method of rubber production. Whether it be a short life or long-term product, injection molding is the most cost effective… Read more »

Why The Marine Industry Can’t Resist Silicone Rubber

Silicone rubber is becoming more ritually used in the marine industry. Of the many reasons for its popularity, the most important is its resistance to deterioration, even in harsh conditions. Silicone rubber components have an extended lifespan and long-term wear resistance for constant use. The marine industry has chosen silicone rubber molding for its component,… Read more »

Mixing Silicone Rubber Components With Speed

Liquid silicone injection molding is a very efficient and accurate production method for high quality silicone rubber components. Of the many factors to control for in production, speed is one of the most important. The speed at which silicone is injected into a hot mold must be precisely metered to ensure that a defect-free and… Read more »

Working With Complex Mold Designs

Silicone rubber is the ideal option when designing components with irregular shapes, sizes and thicknesses, and offers many advantages over other elastomers. When designing and planning production, the most important factor to consider is mold design and characteristics. There are many options to consider, including location of gate, parting lines and tracks, as well as… Read more »