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 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 »

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It’s a common misconception that silicone rubber technology is outdated.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 »

Silicone Coatings Reduce Keypad Wear

In the production of silicone rubber keypads and components, adding a protective coating at the end of production will ensure the ruggedness and longevity of the product. Coating custom silicone rubber and graphics is the best option for protection from a variety of situations. Advances in coating technology and fluid dynamics has led to extremely… Read more »