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 »

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 »

Silicone Molding Enhances New Military Technology

U.S. military administrators have had to adjust to many changes over the past several years. Some effects include adapting devices to different climates and environments, reducing the amount of space and number of personnel using equipment, and enduring cutbacks in spending without decreasing effectiveness. A reduction in personnel, for example, doesn’t mean a reduction in… Read more »

Design Considerations for Military Communications Keypads

Emergency rescue operations can be volatile for military personnel. Whether it’s a Coast Guard cutter assisting a ship that’s taking on water or soldiers securing an unsafe area, the reliability of their equipment is crucial. The use of communications devices to coordinate efforts plays a vital role in the success of many different types of… Read more »

Aging Gracefully: How Silicone Affects Your Product’s Life Span

The use of silicone raw materials to produce keypads, gaskets and other components can help to extend the life span of many medical, industrial, commercial and military products and assist manufacturers in meeting sustainability goals. Commitment to Sustainability SiTECH’s suppliers of liquid silicone rubber (LSR) are committed in their contributions to the sustainability of materials;… Read more »