Slicone Enclosure Molding Progress

A project log for The BYTE

A hands free universal interface

oneohmoneohm 09/06/2021 at 02:340 Comments

We are now on the third version of silicone enclosure mold design and the results are quite promising. Alongside improvements in the venting and alignment features of the mold, a lot of effort has gone into the sealing, mixing, degassing, curing and de-molding process.

In the above photo you can see the three molds produced so far. Molds 2 and 3 have just been opened after curing and the finished enclosures have not yet been removed from the mold core.

Here is an example of a finished enclosure: (please ignore the bubble...)