Silicone Rubber Keypads in the Medical Field

When a surgeon steps into the operating room, there is a lot of pressure to get the job done. Doctors spend years preparing for situations like this. First in school, and then learning on the job in residency. After all of this training is completed, only then are they able to call themselves a doctor… Read more »

Weighing Options for Medical Keypads and Molding

When it comes to medical products, engineers and designers have a variety of choices in fabrication. For  medical keypads and molding, material options include plastic, metal and liquid silicone injection molding. For some products, latex is also an option. Medical rubber molding has become the material of choice for medical equipment for many reasons. It… Read more »

Moving Forward: Technology Embraces Medical Rubber Molding

Over the past 15 years, the uses for medical rubber molding have grown dramatically as healthcare technology has improved. It’s durable, easy to clean and lightweight. It can be molded into nearly any shape and can withstand the rigors of everyday life, as well as the healthcare environment. Here’s a look at how silicone rubber… Read more »

Why New Shoring and Reshoring Are on the Rise

How can you offset the cost of manufacturing your product in the United States? Many businesses don’t feel they can be profitable or competitive enough due to the higher costs of manufacturing goods domestically. However, there are many hidden costs and other matters to consider when purchasing products offshore. SiTECH can assist you with your… 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 »

Using Liquid Injection Molding for Medical Designs

One of the reasons people design medical products with rubber molding is because of its versatility. While it may not be the intricate part that makes a device work, it is often the medical liquid injection molding that holds the piece together, protects the surface or describes what it does. When you’re designing a new… Read more »

Designing for Efficiency With Medical Laboratory Instruments

Using molded rubber keypads has become quite common in the medical laboratory. Rather than the old days of using samples in hand to perform tests, automated equipment has become the norm. New technologies, machines and designs can help scientists discover breakthroughs in the healthcare field. Many medical laboratories are now sterile environments that require the… Read more »