Si Prime – Solution to Your Silicone Bonding Needs

One of the major industry problems SiTECH solved early on was attaching acrylic adhesive to silicone rubber. Some substrates have a natural tendency to resist adhesion to each other. This is the case for Silicone Rubber and Acrylic adhesive. When acrylic adhesive happens to be the industry choice for attaching to membrane switches and most… Read more »

Everyday Products that Were Crafted Using SiTech Technology

Many people now have security systems in place in their homes for added safety. If you have a home security keypad, whether it’s on your garage door or an internal alarm system, chances are it’s made of silicone rubber. Backlight rubber keypads are ideal for these types of security systems, providing quick easy access and… Read more »

Custom Insert Options for Silicone Molded Rubber Products

The first silicone elastomers were developed to provide a better insulation for electric motors and generators. Because of the silicone’s unique chemical makeup, it has become popular in a wide variety of industries for countless uses. Liquid silicone rubber is in the category of Polysiloxanes, which differs from other polymers because of its unique backbone,… Read more »

How Standards Improve Part Design and Interpretation

When designing a silicone rubber keypad for production, the geometry and dimensions of the product being produced is critical. Designs communicate exact engineering tolerances and dimensions. With the use of computer models and engineering drawing, we can explicitly describe nominal geometry and the allowable variation. With experience and knowledge in part design, SiTECH can ensure… Read more »

Choosing A Closed Automated System for Silicone Production

When deciding on which method of production to choose for silicone production, one must take into account many factors. The exact dimensions and complexity of the part help depict which method of production is most efficient. Other factors that need to be considered are the volume of parts per order and how long the part… Read more »