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Now Offering Compression Molded Rubber Parts

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering compression molding of custom rubber parts. Compression molding is now the 4th custom manufacturing process we offer, complementing injection molding, CNC machining and urethane casting. Compression molding is the process where a heated rubber material (the charge) is placed in one side of a mold, then the other side of the mold is clamped down, and the rubber material is compressed into the desired shape. One of the biggest benefits of compression [...]


Injection Molded Plastic Part Shrinkage, Explained

Image: Plastics Technology Plastic injection molding shrinkage is the contraction of a plastic molded part as it cools in the mold, and even after ejection. There are multiple factors that contribute to the amount of shrinkage a particular plastic part may undergo, such as the type of plastic material, wall thicknesses, and processing parameters. Mold makers must factor in shrinkage and compensate for it when making the injection molds that will make the plastic parts. So how do they know how much [...]


Shorten Your Time to Market with Faster Quotes

When you need custom plastic parts fast, you need every step in the process to happen fast. It all starts with a price quote, and you don’t have time to wait days for it. At ICOMold, we have an online quotation system that provides INSTANT quotes for your injection molding, CNC machining or cast urethane project. Not only is your quote instant, but it’s also interactive. If you change your part quantity, material or other options such as a multi-cavity [...]


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