Working With Complex Mold Designs

Silicone rubber is the ideal option when designing components with irregular shapes, sizes and thicknesses, and offers many advantages over other elastomers. When designing and planning production, the most important factor to consider is mold design and characteristics. There are many options to consider, including location of gate, parting lines and tracks, as well as… Read more »

Decoding the Chemistry of Silicone Rubber

Silicone rubber is gaining popularity in a wide array of industries. Its properties perform exceptionally well under many harsh and demanding conditions. Liquid silicone injection molding is the most efficient way to produce high quality custom silicone rubber keypads and components; with accurate, repeatable results. Origin and Composition Silicone rubber evolves from the inorganic origins… Read more »

Using Lasers to Customize Silicone Rubber Keypads

When designing intricate designs on silicone molded parts, a laser can be important for clean and precise details. Here at SiTECH, we have vast experience with the use of lasers in the process of marking and etching parts with exceptional quality. With the use of our LaserEdge system, small font sizes and detailed graphics are… Read more »