Protective Coatings for Rubber Keypads

As the seasons change and the weather become a bit colder, you’re probably reaching for a light fall jacket, and preparing your winter wardrobe. Each season brings many variations and one of the most noticeable is the way that we dress to prepare for the changes in weather. Spring rainstorms require a waterproof jacket; in… Read more »

The Answer to Your Chemical Resistant Needs

When developing an electronic device that utilizes a silicone rubber keypad, it is important to know how the product will be used. Will the product be used in the medical industry, and require a specific cleaning method with strong chemicals? Is the product going to come in contact with petroleum based chemicals during regular use?… Read more »

SiTech Coatings

Here at SiTech, we offer a variety of coatings for our custom molded silicone keypads and components. We have five standard coatings, as well as custom silicone based color coatings. These coatings include: Si Coat I ™, Si Coat II ™, Si Coat V ™, Si Coat 30 ™ and Si Prime. Our coatings provide… Read more »

Why We Will Always Need Rubber Keypads

It’s a common misconception that silicone rubber technology is outdated. Over the past few years the quality of custom rubber keypads has greatly improved due to new technology. Coatings can be added to the liquid silicone injection molding process to increase resistance to chemicals and abrasion. This not only makes the individual project more long… Read more »