Liquid Silicone Rubber for the Military

When you think of the military, “resilient” might be one of the first adjectives that come to mind. From our soldiers, to their military equipment, and the work they do, all of it must stand through difficult conditions. Our soldiers are trained and tested with grueling conditions to prepare them for battle. No matter what… Read more »

Finding the Right ITAR Supplier

One challenge a company incurs when designing silicone keypads and components for a military application, is finding an ITAR certified company to supply their silicone parts. ITAR stands for The International Traffic in Arms Regulations. ITAR is mainly for military or defensive articles, but it also includes space related technology. ITAR is designed to regulate… Read more »

What Are the Differences Between ITAR and EAR?

ITAR is mainly for military or defensive articles, but it also includes space related technology. ITAR is designed to regulate goods and technology designed to kill or defend against death in a military environment. This is because of the potential application for missile technology. EAR regulates the goods and technology that is designed for commercial… Read more »

What Is Laser Edge and When Do You Need It?

Remember when you had an old flip-phone with a traditional keypad? If it was anything like mine, the keypad eventually became worn out and unreadable. When it comes to silicone keypads, LaserEdge ™ from Si-Tech solves this problem. When making a silicone keypad, it is crucial to ensure that the keypad is user-friendly and readable…. Read more »

Benefits of the Manufacturing a Custom Keypad

Keypads have a variety of uses, some that can be mission-critical to an industry such as the military or the medical industry. The keypad has to be designed accurately and needs to perform the function it was designed to do.  In addition, when dealing with military grade applications, the product must be ITAR compliant and… Read more »

SiTECH Solutions for Military Rubber Components

One of the many challenges facing a designer of military equipment is finding an ITAR certified company to mold components that precisely comply in method, size, likeness in appearance and color. At SiTECH our engineers can work off of military specification drawings and create ITAR certified rubber military keypad molding components. We match the liquid… Read more »

Military Keypad Manufacturing for Submarines: Silence Speaks Volumes

Submarine technology has changed drastically over the years. With it has changed the layout and the specifications that parts must meet inside and outside of the vessel. Size, structure and capabilities have also changed. The vessels’ designs fluctuate as new technology is implemented into the latest military submarine model classes. As a result, the need… Read more »