Posts Tagged 'part design'


Designing effectively with plastics

July 6, 2020
Effective Plastic Part Design

What do you need to know to successfully design and produce high-quality, highly-engineered plastic parts? Here are five inter-related variables you need to keep in mind: part design, material selection, mold design, molding presses and production processes. The right combination of them can increase your odds of success with your next plastic injection molding project.…

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An enlightened approach to mold flow analysis

February 20, 2020
Better mold flow analysis

All the high-tech tools in the world are useless – unless you take an enlightened approach to apply them to improve your products, processes and how you anticipate and solve problems. A case in point is mold flow analysis (MFA).

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An enhanced approach to Scientific Injection Molding

September 10, 2019
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Scientific Injection Molding is a powerful, data-driven approach for optimizing the production of plastic injection molded parts. But it can only be truly effective when it is backed by robust processes and strategies for analyzing and using data collected during the molding process. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at how New Berlin…

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Key components of a well-developed scientific injection molding process

July 15, 2019
Key Components Of An Effective Scientific Injection Molding (SIM) Process

Scientific injection molding (SIM) is a systematic process of evaluating a polymer’s viscous flow and solidification in a molded design to maximize physical properties and dimensional stability. This process is ideal for complex plastic parts but can be applied to any molding project. Our informative eGuide examines the benefits scientific injection molding, outlines the five…

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[Infographic] 9 boss design tips for plastic parts

July 15, 2018
9 Boss Design Tips For Plastic Parts

Bosses are protruding features on parts. They are frequently used as a point of attachment or assembly. Often, they are designed as cylindrical projections with holes that are designed to accept screws, threaded inserts or other types of fastening hardware. Because bosses are often subjected to loadings not encountered in other sections of a component,…

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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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