How SIMTEC Chooses the Best Manufacturing Process for Your Multi-Substrate Component
At SIMTEC, we work with our customers in the early phases of a project in order to gain a more […]May 25, 2022 read more
Liquid Silicone Rubber Injection Molding vs High Consistency Rubber: Which Is Right for You?
In the 1960s, the production of synthetic varieties of rubber surpassed natural rubber output. Today, synthetic rubbers comprise about two-thirds […]October 24, 2021 read more
Processing RTV Silicone Rubber and LSR
PROCESSING POLYMERS There are numerous methods for producing plastic parts and many will be discussed in this post. Of the […]May 3, 2021 read more
Prototyping Expectations and New Technologies on the Horizon
Prototyping is a critical step in product development that allows companies to perfect their design before bringing products to market. […]read more
Silicone Rubber Tooling Technology
Green Manufacturing (GM) can be defined as “manufacturing methods that support and sustain a renewable way of producing products and/or […]read more
Multi-Material Components: What Are the Options Available and Advantages?
Components manufactured using a combination of materials or substrates has become an attractive option and is being used by a […]April 30, 2021 read more
What’s the Difference Between Silicone & Latex for Medical Devices?
According to the United States Department of Commerce, the domestic medical device market — the largest in the world — […]April 29, 2021 read more
Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) vs. Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE)
“Thermoplastic” and “thermoset” sound related but are not interchangeable. LSRs are thermosets and TPE materials are thermoplastics. Each has different […]read more
Thermoplastics and Thermosetting Plastics: Why They Work Together
Thermoplastics and Thermosetting Plastics: Why They Work Together For centuries, humans have used a variety of polymers such as tars, […]read more