A little bit about our design process
Your requirements and concepts are a major focus of the design phase, because ultimately our process is a collaborative one. Our engineering team evaluates the optimal design and validates it from a DFM (Design for Manufacturing) perspective. If necessary, special environmental and color concerns are addressed during this phase, and branding is woven into the design (embossed logo, anyone?). Depending on the requirements, we may design a two-part solution — a silicone case that snaps into an injection molded case resulting in a semi-rigid construction with shock protection. At the end of this phase, renderings are presented and you’ll get your first look at your silicone case or enclosure.
This part is pretty exciting — your silicone skin comes to life. In this phase, we’ll take first shots off the mold of your product. As a result, you’ll have an operational part that can be used for final validation prior to manufacturing. The tooling time is generally about 4 weeks.
Following your approval of the first article, production begins. If secondary operations or additional assembly is required for your silicone product, they’ll be completed during this phase. Quality is obviously an important focus of the entire manufacturing process — including post-production where your finished silicone case undergoes a final inspection to make sure required tolerances are met. And last but certainly not least, the cases are packed and readied for shipment.
With our storied experience designing and manufacturing silicone skins to enhance your brand, we’re an ideal partner if this process and product seems to match with your business needs. Feel free to contact us today for more information.
Here are some features and advantages of going with silicone cases:
You deserve to gain the upper hand.... held device.
Right? We think so, anyway. Silicone skins are an unmatched route for use on your handheld scanners and instruments, printers, POS devices, thermal imaging cameras, and testing equipment. In crafting your products using protective skins, it’s an undeniable reality that you’ll save your customers (and yourself) tons of money in potential damaged products. After all, there’s a reason clumsy teenagers use silicone skins on their phones
Don’t consume electronics like you consume potato chips, but if you do, it might as well be made of silicone because it’s antimicrobial.
OK, this one was so bad, but you can’t say it’s false. Our silicone skins really are perfect for use on microphones, iPad/PDAs, handheld games, laptops and cameras — a series of products that are inherently delicate and subject to damage through temperature, the elements and frankly, human error. With a silicone case, you protect both your products and your customers from spending more money on… human error.
OK, seriously, there is no witty lead-in here because medical devices need to stay clean and protected. End of story.
We can’t joke about this one because honestly, keeping your medical devices protected is non-negotiable. For products like monitors, ultrasound wands and optical spectrometers, silicone cases’ water repellent, low toxicity and antimicrobial properties make them an unmatched material to use. And when the equipment itself is so expensive, decreasing the possibility of damage is a huge, huge selling point.
Our team collaborates with yours — helping build on your personal strengths while taking the lead in areas outside your wheelhouse (pun intended).
With access to various materials and manufacturing processes, we have the ability to help turn your pie-in-the-sky ideas into innovative and realized solutions.
We handle all the elements of the process you’d rather not. Where others may say, “Impossible!” or “uh?” — we make it happen. With 100% less need for Advil®.