The Basics of Plastic Injection Molding

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The Basics of Plastic Injection Molding

Most people have heard of plastic injection molding, but not everyone understands the process involved. Many of our customers give us a CAD model, get back their plastic parts, and what happens in between is a mystery.

Basically, injection molding is a manufacturing process for producing parts by injecting molten plastic into a mold. Plastic pellets are fed into a heated barrel, mixed, and forced into a mold cavity, where the part cools and hardens into the shape of the mold.

If you’re interested in learning more, you can visit the Injection Molding Basics page of our website, or view these YouTube videos:

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