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Are you interested in getting into manufacturing — especially in the plastic industry? You’ll likely come across products generated through injection molding. The question is, what exactly is injection molding? And what is it used for? As a general rule of thumb, injection molding is a multi-step manufacturing process that is often used to fabricate items...
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From massive and durable car parts to intricate and delicate medical equipment, plastics are powerful material in the manufacturing process. To get the most out of plastics, many manufacturers turn to the efficient plastic injection mold process. What are plastic injection molds? The process takes a high focus on design to create an efficient and...
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Plastic makes up around 50% of a car’s body, but only 10% of the weight. You’ll find plastic in every vehicle because it’s lightweight, flexible, inexpensive, and rust-resistant. Plus, it’s easy to mold using plastic injection. The plastic molding process plays an essential role in the creation of plastic parts throughout many different industries. From pharmaceuticals to telecommunications, plastic...
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In 2020, cars, driving, and mobility are transforming at an impressive pace. There’s a rise in electric vehicles, innovative technologies, and tougher fuel standards which means the automotive industry is booming. Autonomous cars are becoming a reality, and IBM predicts that 15% of newly crafted cars will be self-driving in the year 2030. But what can we...
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Valued at $258.2 billion, the global injection molding market is forecast to experience continued growth. This is fueled by the need for lightweight, versatile, and cost-effective plastic parts and products. However, injection molding is not the only manufacturing option on the block. Rotomolding is another popular method that many manufacturers offer. Before you action production, it is...
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Injection molding is one of the most versatile manufacturing methods around. From kitchenware to auto parts to medical devices to action figures, plastic molding can turn nearly any project into a reality. But as useful as it is, injection molding isn’t without its limits. If you’re working on an injection molding project, it pays to know what those...
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Plastic has become one of the most beneficial and essential materials used across the world today. For example, uses that range from toys to drinking bottles and everyday appliances. To utilize this material, plastic will need to go through the molding manufacturing process. With that said, there are many variations of plastic molding manufacturing. Each...
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Did you know that electric injection molding machines have many benefits when used in production? When manufacturers evaluate potential injection molding partners, they have many things to consider. Technical talent, product quality, and communication are just a few important criteria. However, the type of equipment used in the manufacturing process is important. Partners that integrate...
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The goal in the manufacturing of auto parts is to make products fast, consistently, and at the lowest possible cost. After decades of advancements, two popular methods for molding plastic into the desired shape have emerged: injection molding and compression molding. What is the difference and which method is best for your business? Nova looks...
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Cars of the twenty-first century have never looked cooler and yet held more function than today’s designs. From the trends that add flash to the technology that allows any device to connect to the world from the comfort of your bucket seat, automotive design engineers have outdone themselves. Keep reading to learn more about the...
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