Myths for Purchasing Injection Molds and Injection Molded Parts

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.-  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 necessarily...

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Eagle Manufacturing Expands Large Part Blow Molding Capacity

Eagle Manufacturing Expands Large Part Blow Molding Capacity

Adds Davis-Standard Dual Head Machine Pawcatuck, Conn. - A new dual accumulator head machine from Davis-Standard, LLC is helping Eagle Manufacturing grow its large part blow molding capacity. Eagle, a customer of Davis-Standard and its predecessor companies for more than 25 years, recently installed the machine to support manufacturing of large plastic drums and protective products. Eagle is...

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Reasons Why Quality Procedures for Injection Molding are Necessary

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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Patience + Perseverance Pay Off for Able American and Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc.

Patience + Perseverance Pay Off for Able American and Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc.

Relationship Results in Better Nylon 6,6 Overmolding TPE at 70-80 Cents Less Per Pound RICHMOND, IL -- The old adage that good things take time isn't something practiced, much less tolerated, in the plastics industry, for obvious reasons, at least in molder/materials supplier relationships. Molders need suitable materials, NOW, and of course customers want their molded products, NOW! But this...

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Over-Molding for D-Subminiature

Over-Molding for D-Subminiature

D-subminiature or D-sub is a common connector that derived its name from its D-shaped metal shield. The D shaped shield serves several purposes such as mechanical support, ensuring correct orientation and serving as a barrier to electromagnetic interference. The original design was invented by ITT Cannon in 1952 and has since been adopted by other connector manufacturers. The standard normal...

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Manufacturing Trends for Defense Related Industries

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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Injection Over-Molding for MIL-SPEC Style and COTS Connectors

Injection Over-Molding for MIL-SPEC Style and COTS Connectors

ISC Engineering U.S. Military connector specifications are rigid and held to extremely high standards. These types of connectors were originally developed in the 1930's to withstand the harsh environments and applications set forth by the final users. To have a connector that classifies as a MIL-SPEC connector requires stringent testing and qualification that is defined by the controlling...

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Soft-Touch IP Panels Using MuCell® Process Are Finalist in SPE Automotive Innovation Awards

Soft-Touch IP Panels Using MuCell® Process Are Finalist in SPE Automotive Innovation Awards

Daimler's Actros Truck Makes Unique Use of Microcellular Foam Technology WILMINGTON, Mass.- Highly aesthetic soft-touch instrument panels for Daimler's Actros truck, which make innovative use of Trexel's MuCell® process, have been named a finalist in the body interior category of the Society of Automotive Engineers' (SPE) Automotive Innovation Awards competition. The 42nd annual Innovation...

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Overmold Solutions for Cable Junctions

Overmold Solutions for Cable Junctions

In the world of overmolded cable assemblies the styles, configurations and customization capabilities is almost limitless. The spectrum in which cables assemblies are used today varies drastically in complexity and functionality. A growing style in cable assemblies are those that can connect multiple devices together via a junction. A junction also known as a transition or Y mold links several...

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MuCell® Process Is Showcased at Fakuma 2012

Demonstration Parts Highlight Unique Advantages of Microcellular Foam Technology FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany - Trexel Inc., based in Wilmington, Mass., will showcase its MuCell® technology with several partner companies at the FAKUMA International Trade Fair for Plastics Processing October 16-20 in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The MuCell process will be used to manufacture two demonstration parts at...

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