Posts Tagged 'Material Selection'
How do you specify materials for your plastic injection-molded parts? Do you have favorite resins you like to use? If so, you may be paying too much for them or you may be over-engineering the parts for their applications. A more cost-effective approach is to specify an ASTM material standard for the material that you…Read More
You might not realize it, but many of the products you use on a daily basis were wholly or partially constructed using injection molding. This process is very commonly used to manufacture a large number of identical products. With many parts and products now made from plastic, injection molding has become one of the top…Read More
While colored plastics are used in a multitude of industries and for various applications few people know, much less consider, how manufacturers achieve different hues. The process of creating resin color is a complex science that the plastics industry has worked to continually improve since it’s inception.Read More
Plastic injection molding is a process that allows for the quick and affordable production of plastic products and parts. The type of plastic used to produce a part is the most crucial aspect in just about every facet of the plastic injection molding process.Read More
Choosing a resin is an important part of creating a successful injection molded component. You want to select a resin that matches your design goals, budget, and performance requirements. This helpful infographic outlines 10 important steps for choosing the right resin for your project.Read More