Posts Tagged 'plastic injection molding'


How to improve material selection using ASTM material standards

March 27, 2020
ASTM Material Standards For Plastic Resins

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…

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What you need to know about transferring molds

March 11, 2020
Transfer Tooling Considerations

Transferring plastic injection tools from one molder to another is a major undertaking, with many variables to consider. But there are several steps you can take to help ensure that they go smoothly. Here’s what you need to think about, based on three potential scenarios.

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Injection molding: How to save money without sacrificing quality

March 10, 2020
Save Money Maximize Quality

There are many variables to consider when designing and producing injection-molded plastic parts. A knowledgeable and effective molding partner can help you reach a common-sense solution that helps you to save money – without sacrificing part quality.

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5 critical signs you need to rethink your project launch strategy

December 5, 2019
Rethink your project launch strategy

For many plastic injection molders, delays in project launches are distressingly common. But they don’t have to be. Here are five warning signs that it’s time to rethink your project launch strategy.

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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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