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Benefits of Injection Molding Multiple Parts at Once

If you have a custom plastic injection molding project that involves multiple parts, there’s an opportunity to save money by putting them into a family (multi-cavity) mold. Some injection molders won’t suggest family molds – they would rather sell you an individual mold for each part so they can make more money. At ICOMold, we would rather act in the best interest of our customer. Family molding can be used when a project involves similar parts that go together, such [...]

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Download Our Free Basic Injection Molding Design Guidelines

When designing a custom plastic part, the CAD designer should know up front which manufacturing method is going to be used. There are different feature considerations for a 3D printed part, for example, than for an injection molded part. It is important to follow best practices when designing parts for the injection molding process in order to avoid functional or cosmetic issues, such as sink marks. To help with this, we offer the free, downloadable guide “Basic Injection Molding Design Guidelines” [...]

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9 Reasons to Choose ICOMold for Your Next Plastic Injection Molding or CNC Machined Parts Job

There are a few obvious factors to consider when choosing a plastic injection molding company: cost, speed and quality. However, here are a few more that aren’t so obvious: 1. Instant Plastic Injection Molding Quotes  ICOMold’s proprietary online plastic injection mold quoting system can give you your mold cost and piece price instantly. You don’t have to wait days for your quote – you see it online in real-time after you upload your 3D CAD file. Instant is as fast [...]

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3D CAD Model Design Services

In order to get a custom plastic part produced, you first need to start with a 3D CAD model. The CAD model contains the digital data of the part specifications needed to manufacture the physical part from the digital file. Those experienced in the injection molding process know that to even get an initial quotation, a 3D CAD model is required. However, we also get first-timers, entrepreneurs and inventors who don’t know this. At ICOMold, we don’t offer in-house design services, [...]

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Plastic Material Specs, Surface Finishes and More

When it comes to custom plastic injection molding, we offer our customers a wide range of options for material, color and surface finish, among others. If you ever need to research any of these options for your injection molding project, please check out the resources on our website. Design for Manufacturability (DFM) To ensure your parts are moldable, please review our part design guidelines and follow these basic steps when designing your plastic parts for the injection molding process. More… Choosing the [...]

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