4 Ways of Molding Silicone Rubber

Silicone offers its own set of challenges when molding into a product. There are four ways of molding silicone and each offers unique approaches: •    Extruding Molding •    Transfer Molding •    Compression Molding •    Liquid Silicone Injection Molding All of these processes use heat as a curing technique. The silicone material varies, but all must… Read more »

Medical Silicone Rubber Molding: A Window of Opportunity

Sometimes what a device doesn’t have is just as important as what it does have. One of the most popular reasons people use medical silicone rubber molding from Si-TECH is because it can be precisely fitted for windows, cutouts and odd shapes. In other words, the silicone rubber keypads or gaskets let the medical device… Read more »

Using a One-Piece Design for Liquid Silicone Injection Molding

Depending on the type of device you’re using, you may need seamless construction from your liquid silicone injection molding. When the keypad is small, you may not give it a second thought, since one-piece construction is often assumed. For larger pieces of equipment with intricate curves and shapes, it might be more complicated for some… Read more »

Following Standards on Military Keypad Molding Components

In certain industries, there are universal signs and colors that are used as standards. In the military, signs and keypads use standard universal symbols so that anyone using equipment will be able to quickly and easily find the right button that serves a specific purpose. Personnel can walk into any command center within their branch… Read more »

Custom Silicone Rubber Keypad Same-Day Quote Response Available

When you have an idea and a potential client, time matters. While you might know what you need to do to make a new product, getting together the quotes on costs involved can be time-consuming, especially for the components. Since timeliness matters, Si-Tech offers same-day quote response for custom silicone rubber keypad components. We will… Read more »