Liquid Silicone Rubber for Medical Devices

A medical doctor has to endure years of rigorous study and examination before being able to practice medicine. From a biology degree to medical school and then a residency. These medical professionals have worked extremely hard to earn the trust and expertise that allow them to work in the medical field. None of them would… Read more »

The Use of Silicone in Medical Device Manufacturing

The medical device industry is massive. How big? With 2 million employees and $137 billion it represents a major portion of the global economy. From manufacturing, to sale, and then to implementation, the medical device industry is driven by high demand. After all, what is more crucial than ensuring that our hospitals function and that… Read more »

Dental Technology and the Role of Silicone Rubber Molding

New strides technology are changing the tools and capabilities of dentistry. Many of the new products and processes involve silicone rubber. It can be sterilized for use in patient care, procedures and appliances. Another option is the manufacture of parts and keypads for dental equipment. Shapes The process of liquid silicone injection molding makes it… Read more »

Design Tips for Medical Keypad Molding

As medical technology grows, the uses for it are expanding into every aspect of healthcare. New medical devices that connect healthcare professionals with their patients, machines and digital databases are becoming the norm rather than the exception. Creating a keypad design to interface with new technology needs to harness the product’s capabilities while serving the… Read more »

Cupid’s Heart Is Safer With Silicone Rubber Keypads

Don’t let Valentine’s Day die; even Cupid may suffer cardiac arrest and need the availability of medical equipment that utilizes silicone rubber keypads and gaskets. Medical devices often contain silicone rubber components such as medical keypad molding. Of the various devices that exist in the medical industry today, the invention of defibrillators and monitors has… Read more »

Choosing Colors for Medical Keypad Molding

Choosing colors for medical silicone rubber keypads plays an important role in product design. You can alter the colors of the product to coordinate and contrast according to function and environment. By using liquid silicone rubber for medical keypad molding, color can be incorporated into the materials. It can be matched through the Pantone system… Read more »

Designing Custom Rubber Keypads for Gloved Hands

When designing rubber keypads for new technology, it is important to consider keypad shapes and sizes, among other things. One segment of the industrial population that is sometimes forgotten is the user who wears gloves daily. These operators of machinery, vehicles and devices face challenges in properly and accurately using standard rubber keypads. When designing… Read more »