Monthly Archives - July 2016

X-tractor Tool

How We Helped a Hunter With His Invention: The X-tractor Tool Joe Collins (pictured) is the owner of Mountain Man Taxidermy in Charleston, WV. He is also an avid hunter. After years of deer hunting, Joe came up with an idea for “a less mess field dress tool.” He worked on his invention, and after developing many prototypes, came up with a final design for the X-tractor Tool in 2014. He brought his design to us, and we worked with him [...]

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Comparing Plastic Injection Mold Types

At ICOMold, we give you options for the type of plastic injection mold that’s best for you based on your part volume and other factors. Here’s a brief description of our injection mold types: Prototype / Low-Volume This type of mold is best for prototypes and low volumes of parts. The molds are lower-cost than production molds, quickly-built, and warranteed for 10,000 parts. These are available in either hardened steel or aluminum – visit this page of our website to learn [...]

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Low-Cost 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% compared to our competitors. Depending on your [...]

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Plastic Prototypes Shipped in 1-5 Days

CNC machining is a great option for testing a plastic prototype part, or for a small quantity of parts. And, it’s very fast – plastic prototypes will usually ship within 1-5 days. Since we only use high-quality plastics for our CNC machined prototype parts, they’re perfect for testing the form, fit and function of your parts, without having to produce injection mold tooling. Material choice is also an advantage of CNC machining over 3D printing for plastic prototypes. You can have [...]

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