Monthly Archives - February 2016

Will 3D Printing be the Demise of Plastic Injection Molding

Will 3D Printing be the Demise of Plastic Injection Molding? It seems like 3D printing is all you hear about these days in the world of plastics manufacturing. Make this, make that. Buy your kids a $300 3D printer so they can make their own toys. But is 3D printing going to take over as the predominant method of producing plastic parts? Spoiler Alert: The answer is no, not anytime soon. The fact is, more than 80% of plastic parts used [...]

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3D Printing vs. Plastic Injection Molding

Will 3D Printing Be the Demise of Plastic Injection Molding?

Some observers of the plastics manufacturing industry, especially those with a vested interest, would like to have you believe that 3D printing is going to be the demise of injection molding. While there are certainly cases where 3D printing makes sense, the reports of the death of injection molding have been greatly exaggerated. Plastic injection molding is a tried and true method of production that is in no danger of going away anytime soon. It is a basic, dependable method [...]

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Our Project Engineers Are Here to Help

Our Project Engineers Are Here to Help It’s true that our automated quotation system gives you an instant quote for your custom plastic injection molding or CNC machining project. It’s also true that once your project has launched, you can track your project status online through the same system. But sometimes you need advice on a draft angle or wall thickness, for example. That’s where our knowledgeable Project Engineers come in. They’re here to help you with any design issues, and make recommendations [...]

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Your Source for Custom Plastic Injection Molding

Your Source for Custom Plastic Injection Molding ICOMold manufactures high-quality, low-cost custom plastic injection molds and plastic parts for a variety of industries. From low volume to production runs, we’ll manufacture your custom injection mold and plastic parts to your specifications. Headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, we’re easy to work with. And at the same time, we keep our costs down by making the molds and parts in our wholly owned and operated plant in China, which allows us to save you 30-50% [...]

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