Upcoming Webinar:

LSRs & TPEs: What’s the Best Pick for You?

We are offering a special, on-demand viewing option for this webinar. Stay tuned for the webinar release in December 2020.

Webinar: TPE vs LSR

This webinar looks at the properties and attributes LSRs and TPEs offer, and which is the best pick for various applications/products

  • LSR & TPE properties & characteristics, a look at the top performers
  • Choosing the best material(s) based on your application


Who should watch?: For all levels of experience | R & D, Design & Product Engineers, MS&T and Manufacturing, Product and Business Managers

Presenter: Bilal Rafiq, SIMTEC Application Engineer

Bilal Rafiq

Bilal Rafiq is an Application Engineer at SIMTEC Silicone Parts with 5 + years of experience in LSR and LSR Multi-shot (with plastic/metals/etc.) advanced molding technologies. He works closely with his customers to find the best solutions for their high volume, multi-year projects involving Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR). Bilal manages projects from the onset, including design and R&D, through process validation and commercial aspects, to ensure streamlined project development for Medical OEMs and other industry-leading companies.


Upcoming Webinars:


  • LSR vs. TPE and other elastomers: Exploring the Materials, Benefits and Applications


  • Hygienic Molding: Clean Room LSR Injection Molding
  • Metrology (Measuring LSR parts)
  • Case Studies and Special Applications
  • LSR Part Design Tips & Guidelines


Past Webinars:

LSR Basics Webinar

This webinar covers the basics of prototyping for LSR parts manufacturing. Learn more about prototyping and connect with a SIMTEC engineer to determine which method is right for your project!

  1. What is LSR (Liquid Silicone Rubber)?
  2. Why use LSR?
  3. Typical applications
  4. Specialty LSR grades
  5. LIM molds & molding technology
  6. Q & A


Prototyping Methods - Webinar

This webinar covers the basics of prototyping for LSR parts manufacturing. Learn more and connect with a SIMTEC engineer to decide what prototyping method is right for your project!

  1. Why are Prototypes Needed?
  2. What are the Prototyping Methods?
  3. How do the Different Methods Compare?


SIMTEC Silicone Parts is located in Miramar FL, USA and a member of the international RICO Group. A pioneer and N.A. technology leader in high volume, LSR liquid injection molding, with a class 8 clean room and hands-free automated molding technology for hygienic production, and lights out capabilities. SIMTEC is a supplier to the Fortune 100 in the medical/healthcare, life science, automotive, consumer, and industrial/building technology segments.