Decoding the Chemistry of Silicone Rubber

Silicone rubber is gaining popularity in a wide array of industries. Its properties perform exceptionally well under many harsh and demanding conditions. Liquid silicone injection molding is the most efficient way to produce high quality custom silicone rubber keypads and components; with accurate, repeatable results. Origin and Composition Silicone rubber evolves from the inorganic origins… Read more »

Silicone Rubber Uses in Medical Equipment

Silicone rubber products have become extremely popular in the medical industry. One of the many reasons for its popularity is its ability to perform under demanding and extreme conditions. Silicone rubber components have an extended lifespan against deterioration over other elastomers. Makers of high tech medical equipment have chosen silicone rubber products for their devices… 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 »

Pressure Monitoring and Control in Making Silicone Rubber Products

Liquid injection molding is a process used to produce high quality, pliable and durable parts in high volumes. The key ingredient is liquid silicone rubber, which is a high purity platinum cured silicone. The benefits of injection molding include low viscosity nature, which is conducive to producing tight tolerances; closed process, to avoid contamination; and… Read more »

How to Get Quick Estimates for Upcoming Projects

Sometimes during the process of making products and filling orders, timetables can be moved up unexpectedly. Perhaps a large order has been placed for your product and you require additional liquid silicone injection molding components or custom rubber keypads for the final manufacturing process. You will need to know how much it’s going to cost… Read more »

Using Silicone Rubber Applications in Military Designs

When it comes to military product designs, using silicone rubber keypads for computerized devices is an important factor to consider. While there are many different types of materials that can be used, silicone rubber applications have a number of advantages over plastic applications. Not only are they more durable, but they more closely meet the… Read more »