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The plastic injection molding industry keeps growing and growing. Whether it’s for packaging, electronics, automotive parts, or the medical field, plastic injection molding companies are in high demand. The growth in small businesses has also increased the demand for injection molding. From local shops to home businesses, companies need plastic injection molding. Is your business in need of...
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In recent years, plastic molding machines have been an ever-increasing demand. Especially in industries like automotive, home appliances, packaging, and even in the medical sector. However, does that mean you should invest in a custom plastic injection molding tool today? With this guide, you can find out! From how it’s useful to why you should use...
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What do you think makes the world go round? The internet and finance certainly have their roles to play, but it’s all made possible with injection molding, the silent hero of our world. If you look around you, no doubt you’ll see half a dozen products made using tight injection molding tolerances. Your computer mouse, the housing to your...
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Today, many industries need injection molding to produce, transport, and package products. Without this technology, medical industries wouldn’t have the tools to produce medical supplies. Tools like surgical materials and x-rays wouldn’t be possible. So how does injection molding work? The process uses insert molding or overmolding to mold and fuse materials together. Here’s how...
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The average automobile is made up of approximately 30,000 different parts. About 1/3 of those automotive components are made from some form of plastic. This number continues to grow as manufacturing methods continue to develop. The process of injection molding has proven itself to be a huge benefit to the automotive industry and consumers alike....
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Picking the right partner is important, regardless of what you’re doing. Doing it with the right people and the right tools is everything. If you’re trying to make an item from scratch, as is the case with custom molding, then this is even more true. Plastic parts manufacturing can be complex, but it doesn’t have...
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Initially, injection molding costs can run higher than other manufacturing methods. This is mainly due to the upfront cost of creating a high-quality molding tool that will produce large quantities of molds. Once this molding tool has been made, the cost of manufacturing parts become very low to produce. By investing up front, you can create a molding...
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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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