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 »

Benefits of Partnering with SiTECH for Product Developers

Bringing a new product to market is one of the most difficult tasks in business. There are countless forgotten ideas and concepts that may have been great on paper, but they weren’t successful as a physical product. The men and woman who develop these products already know how difficult it can be do bring a… Read more »

Cost Savings of Manufacturing in the U.S.

If you ask the average American, they would probably tell you that manufacturing in the U.S. is something that should be studied in a history book. However, this is not the case. While it is true that U.S. has declined over the last several decades. Recently, Bloomberg reported that U.S. manufacturing is not as terminal… Read more »

What You Need to Know to Get Started with Silicone Rubber

  Silicone is one of the most versatile elements around. It is used in a wide variety of industries from Automotive and Aerospace, to Military and more. Depending on your industry, there is a good chance that silicone rubber may make perfect sense for your product. Each year more and more products are being made… Read more »

SiTECH’s Quality Control

Quality Control or QC for short is defined as: a procedure or set of procedures intended to ensure that a manufactured product or performed service adheres to a defined set of quality criteria or meets the requirements of the client or customer. At SiTECH, quality is something that we take very seriously. We feel that… Read more »

Quality Control Counts in Silicone Rubber Manufacturing

When customers are in the process of choosing a custom silicone rubber manufacturer for their keypad or product, most of the time they are looking for low cost, fast delivery, and for a consistent product that meets their expectations time after time. SiTECH believes that those factors are important, and to be able to meet… Read more »

Why Silicone Rubber Inserts Won’t Work With Gum-Stock

Liquid Silicone vs. Gum Stock Liquid silicone is a two-part system that gets mixed as it is used. Gum-stock silicone, on the other hand, is a one-part system that has a shelf life. Both liquid and gum-stock silicones are heat cured. Liquid silicone has the consistency of Vaseline, while gum-stock has a consistency of putty…. Read more »