Custom Keypads: Where Design Meets Function

Liquid silicone rubber molding is one of the best options for molding custom keypads, and components – especially those that have irregular shapes and sizes. During the initial setup and design of production of a silicone rubber keypad or component there are a lot of different options to consider. Luckily at SiTECH we make the… Read more »

Do’s & Don’ts of Keypad Design

When it comes to designing your keypad, there are some design features that you should consider during the design process. When working with SiTECH, we have a clear design process to follow to ensure that the final product is exactly what you had in mind. Do’s When it comes to determining a color scheme for… Read more »

What is a Rapid Prototype and How Can it Help You?

The demand for prototypes is growing rapidly. More and more companies are requesting a visual representation of their product for marketing, logistics, and design purposes. Rapid prototypes can be used to help each of these areas within your company, and in a cost effective way. Here at SiTECH we offer silicone rubber rapid prototypes which… Read more »

Integrating Convenience and Security With Home Electronics

Once upon a time, home entertainment systems, security systems and electronic conveniences were all separate amenities for homeowners. They were purchased and installed separately. Today’s homeowners are looking for convenience, safety and entertainment systems all rolled into one. From an inventor’s or designer’s point of view, it’s important to tie all of these controls together… Read more »

Driverless Cars: Planning Ahead for Rubber Keypad Control Design

Driverless cars appear to be the wave of the future. Nevada, Florida and California have already legalized licensure of automated vehicles. Once reserved for futuristic movies, there are now several car manufacturers with driverless vehicles in the works, including Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Audi and Volkswagen. Automotive design departments are starting to come up with… Read more »

Custom Rubber Keypads: Form Versus Function

When you’re creating a new keypad design for your product, there are many things to consider, including the form and function of the keys. For example, you know what the rubber keypads are designed to do, but is it obvious to the user? There are a number of ways to find out whether the person… Read more »

Using a Rubber Keypad Rapid Prototype for Presentations

When giving a new product presentation, providing visual information is very important. Clear images of product ideas, functions and uses are all noteworthy elements to communicate and explain to your audience. If you’re presenting or marketing your latest idea or invention to possible investors or company management, you’ll probably want to use a rapid prototype… Read more »