Insert Molding – Compression vs LIM

One of the questions we get from some of our current and potential customers is if we have the capability to insert mold pre-made compression molded inserts into our custom silicone keypads and components. We strongly advise against cross contaminating different types of silicone rubber, especially if the rubber has been compression molded. Here at… Read more »

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 »

Utilizing Undercuts in Your Design

Liquid silicone rubber molding offers great advantages over traditional plastic molding. And one of the greatest advantages is the use of undercuts. Utilizing undercuts correctly in your silicone rubber product design can significantly improve the overall quality of your final product. When used properly, undercuts can add design features to your rubber product that would… Read more »

SiTECH in Your Home

You come home from work one day, turn off your security alarm, click on the TV, open the garage door and you don’t even realize how many times you’re interacting with products that could have been created by SiTECH. We work to create products that are designed with function, quality, and durability in mind. Some… 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 »

Silicone Silence Is Golden

When designing keypads for use in a sensitive environment, more engineers are turning to silicone rubber instead of hard plastic. It’s useful for settings where there shouldn’t be much noise, a lot of people working in shared spaces and where focusing on the project at hand requires a fairly quiet setting. Silicone rubber keypads and… Read more »

Silicone Rubber Molding Technology Soars to New Heights

There are several ways that silicone rubber molding can be used to increase pilot safety and plane efficiency in the military. Its durability and flexibility make it ideal for use in gaskets, keypads, helmets and other items within the cockpit. While some materials are affected by gravity, extreme temperatures and high altitude, military silicone rubber… Read more »