Posts Tagged 'plastic injection molding'


Methods and Applications of Coloring Plastic Resins

February 20, 2018
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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.

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The Biggest Reasons to Replace Metals with Plastic

February 15, 2018
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In historical context, plastic was issued as a “cheap” replacement for expensive materials and supply shortages. In fact, plastic gained prominence during World War II when war rationing necessitated material substitutes.

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Why Plastic? The Leading Advantages of Metal-to-Plastic Conversions

February 8, 2018
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A multitude of industries including healthcare, electronics, and industrial, and automotive have relied on metal in their manufacturing processes and for design applications. While metal is a historically renowned material, plastic has emerged as a leading alternative.

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The Importance of Mold Flow Analysis for Improving Injection Molding Design

February 5, 2018
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Creating a high performing mold is a vital part of the injection molding process, but can be a challenging. While one might think liquid plastic simply takes on the shape of the mold it’s injected into, a strong initial design and innovative techniques are vital to consistent part production.

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How Plastic Molding Technology Is Recycling And Reshaping The Manufacturing Industry

January 30, 2018
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Plastic injection molding has become one of the most popular manufacturing techniques, which should come as no surprise. Due to its durability, affordability, and multifaceted capabilities, plastic has become a commonly chosen material for industries and the consumer populous. Today, high-end plastics can offer exceptional strength, luxurious feel, and compose products ranging from car exterior…

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Why Injection Mold Maintenance Matters

January 29, 2018
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When you invest in a high-quality piece of equipment or tool you expect better quality and longevity. Tool lifespan is just as much as structure and design to the quality and the cost of your project.

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Implications Everywhere: How Injection Molding Is Benefiting A Large Range Of Industries

January 24, 2018
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Regardless of an industry or specific application, plastic injection molding has overwhelming benefits in manufacturing high-quality, affordable, high-volume parts. In fact, you might be surprised by the unique products and industries that utilize plastic injection molding throughout their manufacturing process.

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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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Prototyping: Its Vital Role In The Injection Molding Process

January 15, 2018
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The mass production of injection molded parts is efficient, cost-saving, and applicable to a variety of industries driven by consumer and industrial demand. While the benefits of large-scale product output may be universally known, there are some crucial considerations regarding the process that mass producers, designers, and consumers should all understand.

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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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