Quality issues with your injection molded plastic parts can slow down production runs, waste materials, and ultimately leave you with a sub-par product. Assuming that there are no design flaws, however, a systematic approach to identify and resolve part complications can enhance your processes and improve the quality of finished products.

A range of factors, regardless of the stage in a molding process, can influence the functionality and aesthetics of a plastic part. Here, we will address common stages and types of failure.