Pigmentation of Your Custom Silicone Rubber Product

To enhance your product’s appearance, SiTECH offers the ability to mold custom silicone rubber keypads and components in different colors. We also offer the ability to mold products in a custom color. Once a desired color is achieved, we provide our customers with a Custom Color Number and Color Chip for their records. Colors are… Read more »

Finishes and Appearance of Molded Silicone Rubber

There are a few factors that have an effect on the finish and appearance of a molded silicone rubber product. These factors include the finish of the mold, flash removal, and whether or not mold release was used. While it may not seem important, the differences in finish can greatly vary the final outcome of… Read more »

The Benefits of Silicone Rubber

With the increasing amount of keypad materials, many of our customers ask us why we specialize in liquid silicone rubber. We have quite a few reasons why we prefer liquid silicone rubber over the various other materials, but here are some of the best: Versatility: Synthetic rubbers and especially silicone rubber make up approximately two-thirds… Read more »

Types of Finishes for Your Keypad

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5 Tips for Creating an Effective Keypad

Not all keypads are created equal, so what is it that sets the best apart from the rest? Here are our 5 key ingredients to creating a truly effective keypad: Customization Imagine that you are at a car dealership looking for a very specific red Porsche 911 GT Turbo. You know exactly the type of… Read more »

Second Processes and Silicone Keypads

The reason second processes are used with silicone keypads and components is to convey the purpose of the individual key or component to the end user. Here at SiTECH, we have multiple options exist for decorating a keypad or component with legends. One of the easiest ways to decorate a silicone rubber keypad or component… Read more »

Lead Time for Your Project

The countdown to a New Year is a time when every second is taken in and valued. As one-year transitions into the next, we usually plan where we will be when the ball drops. However, being aware of the passage of time isn’t only important at the end of the year, it’s also crucial for… Read more »