Silicone Rubber Varieties

Silicone rubber is widely known as one of the most versatile and durable materials. It’s no wonder that so many components are being made with silicone these days. Engineers are constantly developing new ways to incorporate silicone into designs in order to make products more efficient and reliable. Silicone elastomers were developed in the 1900’s… Read more »

Custom Keypads

Silicone is one of the most versatile materials used in technology today. For this reason, companies have many options for its use when designing custom silicone keypads. Silicone is versatile meaning that it can be easily manipulated into a variety of molded keypads to add personality to a device, making it stand out from the… Read more »

Types of Silicone Rubber

No matter what you’re purchasing, it’s always good to know your options. Not all products are created equal. Usually they are differentiated by their build quality which includes the design, manufacturing process, and materials used. In order to set your product up for success, its best to start with quality raw materials. Already, many engineers… Read more »

Types of Tactile Silicone Keypads

There are two basic keypad designs in today’s Silicone rubber keypads. You have the choice of designing your keypad as tactile or non-tactile. Within these options come a multitude of variations of both types which could be included in a silicone rubber keypad. The keypad type we will focus on today is the tactile keypad…. Read more »

What is Custom Silicone Molding?

There is nothing quite like a custom fit. Whether it’s an article of clothing, embroidering, color, or other unique options, a custom product just fits better. At SiTECH, we offer customization with one of the most versatile materials in manufacturing, silicone.  Over the last half century, silicone has replaced countless other materials because of its… Read more »

Designing Silicone Keypads for the Home

Technology has permeated nearly every area of our lives and our homes are no exception. 2007 brought us the smart phone, and now 10 years later, consumers are taking advantage of the convenience of a smart home. According to Smart Home USA a smart home is the term commonly used to define a “residence that… Read more »

Why Should You Use Silicone Rubber?

Silicone rubber has gained a reputation as being one of the most versatile and resilient materials to work with. Silicone elastomers were developed in the 1900’s and have been steadily increasing the amount of products they are in ever since. The reasons silicone rubber are used vary from application to application, but the main few… Read more »