Monthly Archives - December 2018

New Features in ICOMold’s Instant Quote System

We are pleased to announce a number of enhancements to our instant online quote system. First and foremost, we’ve expanded the number of CAD file types that the system will accept. While we have always been able to convert various file types into the preferred STEP (.stp or .step) format for you outside of the system, you now have the ability to upload different file types directly to the quote system. In addition to the current .step/.stp file format, the new [...]

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Customer-Supplied Resins for Plastic Injection Molding

ICOMold’s plastic material list contains a wide variety of materials to use for plastic injection molding. We also welcome your requests for specific resins. If you need a material that is not listed, please let us know and we’ll do our best to obtain your specific plastic resin material. On advantage that we offer, that many of our competitors do not offer, is the ability for our customers to supply their own plastic resin. The need to do this may arise [...]

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Uploading Multiple Files to the Project Management System

Here’s a tip that will save you time when working in our quotation and project management system: When you’re working on a preliminary quote, you may need to upload some support files to specify various details of your project. For example, you might have an assembly model, or pdf files of 2D prints that specify critical tolerances, colors and/or surface textures. Here’s the trick: You can upload multiple files by first “zipping” them into a single file folder. Now upload your [...]

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Family Injection Molds Offer Many Benefits

Save Money on Plastic Injection Molding with Family Molds If you have a custom plastic injection molding project that involves multiple parts, there’s a good chance we can save you money by putting them into a family mold. The opportunity for family molding arises when a molding project involves similar parts that go together, such as the two halves of a case, or multiple parts that go together in an assembly to create the final product. Basically, we can make all the [...]

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