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Plastics is one of the largest industries in the United States, accounting for over a million jobs and shipments totaling $395 billion a year. Injection molding plays a big part in this. It is one of the most efficient and economical processes for mass production. One of the biggest advantages of injection molding is versatility,...
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Injection molding is a manufacturing process that injects melted plastic into a prefabricated mold. The plastic cools and hardens, producing the desired part. The process has revolutionized the auto and manufacturing industries. In fact, injection molding is used to produce the majority of plastic products in the world today. Injection molding tooling comprises many different components to...
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From the automotive industry and toy industry to the medical industry, a lot of businesses use injection molding to manufacture their products. If you’ve ever wondered about the different types of injection molding, you’re going to love this short guide. We’ll explore all four of the main types of injection molding and tell you more about cost,...
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Plastic injection molding has its roots in the 1800s. Today it’s still the most popular way to manufacture plastic parts. Of course, the process has changed a lot in the last 150 years. Advanced techniques allow manufacturers to quickly create precise molds with little waste. Most people use injection molded products every day. Despite this, the...
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In 1869 John Wesley Hyatt invented the first synthetic polymer made from cellulose. Since that day, plastics have played an important role in our society. If you look around you today, you will notice that our entire world depends on plastics. This plays an important role in almost every industry and product worldwide. Check out four major...
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  Resin pellets are the central ingredient in plastic parts production. That means they are integral to almost any industry that relies on plastic components. From medical equipment to piping and automotive parts, they all start with these tiny pellets. If you work in one of these industries and want to know more about resin pellets...
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Radio controls, cup holders, and dashboards are car items we need and use every day. Injection molding is the method used to produce these things and others. If you run a business that requires molded plastic parts, you need to choose the best plastic injection molding company. The injection molding process is a high-pressure process that...
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The plastic manufacturing industry is still growing and expanding despite all the challenges they have faced this past year. According to information from the American Chemistry Council, plastic was the only substance that continued its expansion in 2020, growing 0.9 percent overall. The primary reason for this is the increase in demand for plastic manufacturing companies...
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The global injection molding industry is expected to reach $20.49 billion by 2027 and has been used for years to create unique and helpful products. Two common forms of injection molding are made with vertical injection molding machines or horizontal injection molding machines. While you may have heard about horizontal injection molding machines, keep reading to learn...
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If you work in an industry that makes use of precision parts, it’s crucial that you use nothing but the highest quality available. Whether you’re dealing with plastic molding, metal fabrication, or other types of parts, it’s important to consider original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. This is also important if you’re in the middle of reshoring....
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