Posts Tagged 'plastic injection molding'


4 principles of high-performance project launches

November 21, 2019
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To compete at the highest levels of Formula 1 racing, your team must mine the data the car generates to make informed decisions about optimizing its performance. Formula 1 teams employ the best tools, people and strategies to wring every ounce of speed and handling out of their finely-tuned machine and its driver. Not surprisingly,…

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Is your plastic injection molder committed to a high-performance culture?

October 14, 2019
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A partner that’s committed to business transformation can deliver exceptional value to you and your business. That’s especially true when you’re selecting a plastic injection molder. Finding a molder that makes ongoing investments in people, equipment, training, automation and project management capabilities can help you manage your costs, minimize supply chain disruptions and deliver a…

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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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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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[Infographic] Evaluating part failure in injection-molded components

March 15, 2019
Common Types Of Part Failure And How To Avoid Them

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,…

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Mold flow analysis: A primer and key benefits for manufacturers

January 15, 2019
Mold Flow Analysis A Primer And Key Benefits For Manufacturers

Mold flow analysis (MFA) is a process whereby the injection cycle is simulated, and the results are analyzed using specialized software. A vitally important step in any large-scale manufacturing process, mold flow analysis can help the manufacturer and molder to optimize the design of the part and mold, improve part quality and enable cost-effective fabrication.…

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How the IoT is Used in Plastic Injection Molding

December 2, 2018
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Whether you call it the Internet of Things (IoT), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Industry 4.0, one thing is clear; it’s revolutionizing every form of industry and production, and that includes injection molding. Smart manufacturing is making it easier than ever to collect and analyze data, strengthen weaknesses, and mitigate problems; it’s also…

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The Past, Present and Future of Injection Molding

November 14, 2018
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Plastic injection molding is a fundamental manufacturing process capable of producing a variety of components and pieces – from intricate parts to large sections or panels. While plastic injection molding has evolved over time – due in large part to technological advancements – the process remains fundamentally the same. This post will provide a brief…

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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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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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