Posts Tagged 'Injection Molding'


Investing in yourself: What’s in a piece price?

August 26, 2020
Investing in yourself: What’s in a piece price?

Selecting a plastic injection molding supplier that can provide you with the least expensive part will likely cost you more in the long run. A low piece price can lead to problems with part quality and deliverability. It could also compromise the financial stability of your supplier and put your supply chain at risk. A…

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8 reasons why plastic injection molding is the best way to produce your parts

May 15, 2019
8 Advantages Of Plastic Injection Molding

Plastic injection molding provides a repeatable, high-quality and consistent way to produce parts. It offers significant advantages compared to other types of manufacturing. Ongoing improvements to the injection molding process set this technique apart from other manufacturing processes. In recent years, scientific injection molding (SIM) has transformed it from a mechanical and physical process into…

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Overview of 3D Printing and injection molding

February 27, 2019
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In the age of rapid technological advancement, the manufacturing process that seems to have garnered the most media attention in recent years is 3D printing. From its ability to recreate both ordinary and unique objects, to its potential to produce complex parts and pieces – and even a few controversies – 3D printing has dominated…

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[Infographic] Evaluating Part Failure In Injection Molded Components

April 30, 2018
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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.

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A Brief History of Plastic Injection Molding

February 28, 2018
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When you think of the great inventions of modern history you probably think of automobiles, airplanes, computers, and other revolutionary innovations. While these developments are vital, have you ever considered the multifaceted manufacturing processes, materials, and design applications their production entails?

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How the Injection Molding Process Compliments the Automotive Industry

January 8, 2018
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Anyone familiar with the automotive industry is aware plastic parts made via the injection molding process compose a significant portion of a car’s interior and exterior design. The plastic molding industry has revolutionized the production of automobiles; without such technology, the safety, cost, weight, and production rates of cars today would be unattainable.

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5 Must-Know Facts About Injection Molding

December 4, 2017
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Creating a product through injection molding requires four steps. First, the mold cavity is filled with molten material. This can be metal, glass, or plastic. Next, the material is rapidly cooled, which causes it to harden. Methods of cooling and cooling times can vary depending on the material being used. Third, the mold opens, exposing…

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A Guide to Plastic Molding Techniques

November 21, 2017
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Plastics are compounds that are nonmetallic and synthetically produced. After a molding process that shapes them into whatever a client requests, these products are then hardened to be commercially used.

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[Infographic] 5 Advantages of Plastic Injection Molding for Electronics

November 1, 2017
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Plastics are a very important component of the electronic industry. Plastics are key for electronics across industries such as consumer products, automotive, industrial applications, and medical products. Besides protecting and insulating the electronic, plastics also provide the following benefits.

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The Top 6 Methods for Increasing Energy Efficiency During Injection Molding

October 11, 2017
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Injection molding is a versatile manufacturing method that can help save money and deliver a higher product value to customers, and it’s used in the production of a huge variety of products and parts. One fact about injection molding that most people aren’t aware of is that electricity accounts for 90% of the operating costs…

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