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Advantages of Simulation to Determine Gates for Injection Molded Components

Every injection mold operator holds an opinion about how molds should be gated. Debate is vibrant about how many to use, where they can be placed, and what size or shape is best. Most implementation of great mold designs emerges from experience, regardless if they are coming from a mold maker, a molder or material suppliers. Other heavy influences include aesthetic constraints of part designs...

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Myths for Purchasing Injection Molds and Injection Molded Parts
Machinery & Machining Tools

Myths for Purchasing Injection Molds and Injection Molded Parts

This information comes directly from the article 7 Myths on Purchasing Injection Molded Parts and Injection Molds" written by Bill Tobin. Many companies think the purchasing of a mold is the tooling necessary to produce a part.Â-  While correct there are some considerations that need to be made before your purchase. Myth #1 Always buy the most economical mold.  Economical does not...

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Reasons Why Quality Procedures for Injection Molding are Necessary
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Reasons Why Quality Procedures for Injection Molding are Necessary

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) are consolidating supplier lists to make it easier to manage new requirements for regulation. Suddenly better needs to win over less costly. Anytime a company's name is connected to a product, the name and the product's quality are inseparable-regardless if that name is Ford Motor Company, Toshiba or Hoover. Even though names may not go on the final...

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Manufacturing Trends for Defense Related Industries
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Manufacturing Trends for Defense Related Industries

Manufacturing is a critical industry especially when it comes to innovation, and evolution. Manufacturing for the industrial-base of our country accounts for a major portion of the delivery of commercial products, many linked to the defense industry by either their production means or use of high-technology. For defense manufacturing firms, this obvious need for the government to support the...

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Resin Raw Material Trend 2012-2013 for Plastic Injection Molding
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Resin Raw Material Trend 2012-2013 for Plastic Injection Molding

The sale price of polypropylene resin rose two cents per pound in October. This follows closely on the foot-steps of a rebound caused by the tumbling 27 cents per pound that happened in May and August. In the last two months the price per pound settled to an average per pound of three cents. Market sources report the increase comes from tighter supplies of resin and propylene monomer feedstock...

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Injection Molding Calibration for Plastic Components
Machinery & Machining Tools

Injection Molding Calibration for Plastic Components

The art of making identical parts with injection molding lies in either the process or the machine set up sheet. The funny thing is, how hard it is to find two of them that are identical. From run to run, injection molding parts need to be identical. The scope of what identical means can actually change from industry to industry for example aviation and medical field parts have different...

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What Is Design of Experiment for Injection Molding?
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What Is Design of Experiment for Injection Molding?

When developing a new product using injection molding processes, the customer wants to achieve specific levels of product performance. The manufacturer wants to have a certain level of production efficiency. The end user wants to have reliable performance of the product in the field. All three groups want to accomplish these things within a reasonable budget and time-frame. Design of Experiment...

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Advantages of Over Molding for Plastic Components

Advantages of Over Molding for Plastic Components

Injection molding has made plastics an integral part of everyday life around the world. Major industries like medical, consumer, safety and military applications have been modernized and streamlined thanks to the development of industrial plastics and the cutting edge technology of injection molding. This is also true with the process known as over molding. In fact over molding is present on many...

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The Significance of Process Enhancement Software for Injection Molding

You can increase your capability and over-site processes with the right custom injection molding enhancement software. Plastics manufacturers can expand productivity and performance. When obtaining real-time data is prioritized - traceability, production and quality becomes even more beneficial because it helps to correct negative trends like reduced production when they occur. Data collection...

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Eliminating Contamination in Cleanroom Injection Molding

Eliminating Contamination in Cleanroom Injection Molding

The demand for plastic items created under cleanroom conditions has exploded. Medical, pharmaceutical, electrical device design companies and more, are in high need of plastic components that can only be created under cleanroom injection molding conditions. Often the guidance on how and where to maintain the most diligence about contamination for cleanroom injection molding comes directly from...

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