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 »

The Versatility of Undercut Molding With Custom Silicone Rubber Keypads

In designing your custom silicone rubber keypads, using undercut molding in the process can increase the secure placement, longevity and performance of your product. Undercut mold designs in conjunction with our advanced silicone injection process create a variety of specialty silicone rubber keypads. SiTECH specializes in not only traditional keypads, but also faceplates and covers… Read more »

Custom Rubber Keypads: Form Versus Function

When you’re creating a new keypad design for your product, there are many things to consider, including the form and function of the keys. For example, you know what the rubber keypads are designed to do, but is it obvious to the user? There are a number of ways to find out whether the person… Read more »

Rubber Molding Key Player in Aeronautics and Space Flight

With the recent flight for the first private docking to the international Space Station, it brings to mind the versatility of liquid silicone injection molding, both on Earth and in space. The unmanned launch by private company SpaceX is the first automated mission with the robotic spaceship Dragon and Falcon 9. According to Elon Musk,… Read more »

How Rubber Keypads Affect Industrial Control Panels for Manufacturing

One popular use for liquid silicone injection molding components is on industrial control panels. When manufacturers are putting together items like power equipment, they need to be sure that their industrial control panels will stand up to possible impacts, regular vibrations, extreme temperatures and long runs on the manufacturing line. Manufacturing equipment, automated devices and… Read more »

Liquid Silicone Injection Molding: How It Works

Injection molding of liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is a process to produce consistent, durable parts at an efficient rate. There are many mechanical devices involved in the make-up of an LSR injection  system. The silicone delivery system includes  a two-part silicone base, generally referred to as the “A” component and “B” component. Silicone rubber is… Read more »

Using ITAR-Certified Rubber Molding in Rugged Conditions

Rubber molding components are versatile enough to use in a variety of places. One environment where they are very useful is in a rugged environment. Whether liquid silicone injection molding is used for rubber keypads, as gaskets or to protect precious electronic equipment, it can withstand conditions that would make most people shudder. Consider the… Read more »