Monthly Archives - January 2020

From Prototype to Production, Conveniently

ICOMold is your one-stop-shop for prototyping through production of plastic and metal parts. We offer custom injection molding, CNC machining and urethane casting for any quantity of parts. Working with ICOMold is very convenient – from the initial quotation, to production, to shipping and payment, we make it very easy to do business with us. Our online quotation system provides quick and easy quotes, then turns into a project management system that makes it convenient to track your project status. A very [...]

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A Look Back at the Top Stories of 2019

2019: The Year of The Penguin! We took a look back at all our weekly eNewsletters from 2019 to see which of them were most popular based on how many clicks they received. We knew that our Plastic Performance Penguin was popular last year, but we didn’t realize just how popular until we compared the numbers. It turns out that 2 of the 3 most popular issues were about the penguin! Drum roll, please: #3: Pumpkin Spice-Flavored Amorphous Plastics? Back in [...]

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Plastic Injection Molding Technical Resources

Whether you want to learn about plastic part shrinkage, or clamping force requirements, the Knowledge Base area of our website offers a wealth of valuable technical information for injection molding. One of the most useful tools in the Knowledge Base is the Design Guidelines. When designing a part for the injection molding process, there are certain best practices to follow in the design stage in order to avoid costly and time-consuming design revisions further along in the development process. Visit the [...]

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Plastic Sample Kits Now Available

We are very pleased to announce the debut of a 20-piece plastic sample kit. Each hexagonal piece is injection molded from a different plastic material, so you can compare stiffness, shrink and other characteristics of 20 common plastic resins. Because the sample pieces are all made from the same mold, you can directly compare each material’s susceptibility to sink, warp, knit lines, flash and more. This allows part design optimization specific to material selection like never before. We molded the parts in [...]

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