Posts Tagged 'DFM'


3 Ways to Improve Part Quality and Reduce Cost Through Tooling

May 8, 2018
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Many people believe that improving part quality means increasing costs, but that’s not always the case. In fact, with effective tooling you can improve both your overall quality and lower your costs. Tooling is a vital part of injection molding and a long-term investment. When you launch a new project, you want to make certain…

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[Infographic] 8 Things To Consider During Your Initial Design Process

January 15, 2018
8 Things To Consider During Your Initial Part Design Process

The benefits of using injection molding to manufacture parts are limitless. A process that givenew possibilities to the volume, efficiency, quality, and affordability of part production, injection molding has proven noteworthy and versatile. However, when design concepts are hastened or ill-planned, problems such as inferior part quality, manufacturing delays, and unplanned cost overruns can arise.

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The Biggest Trends in the Plastics Manufacturing Industry

December 21, 2017
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The plastics and manufacturing industries are experiencing rapid evolution with many exciting trends on the rise. The changing landscape of manufacturing includes exciting developments such as the growing use of Internet of Things (IoT) as well as innovative advances in polymers and additives. Also, improved automation and factory connectivity are supporting major growth in the…

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Injection Molding Costs

December 8, 2017
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When it comes to manufacturing many businesses are looking for any and every way to save money on the parts they’re having manufactured. Only a rookie company or leader would take everything at face value in this industry and expect to be fully optimized.

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10 Principles and Considerations of Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

November 23, 2017
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The goal of Design for Manufacturing (DFM) is to reduce manufacturing costs without reducing quality or performance.

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5 DFM Tips Engineers Can Use to Improve Manufacturability

October 18, 2017
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In the manufacturing industry, a commonly used acronym is DFM. It stands for design for manufacturing and it refers to the various factors going into a design so that it can be manufactured at the lowest cost possible without sacrificing quality.

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