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Lower Pricing, New Options in CNC Machining Quotes

We’re pleased to announce the addition of two new options in our online quotation system for plastic CNC machining projects. The new dropdown menus allow you to specify more options for your parts. In the first new dropdown, you can specify whether or not your part will be exposed to relatively high loads or pressure. The answer to this will help determine the performance characteristics required, which may dictate the manufacturing method, and therefore your cost. For example, in one [...]

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Streamlined Ordering for CNC Machined Plastic Parts

Our interactive online quotation system provides INSTANT quotes for plastic injection molding and CNC machining projects. If you’ve visited our website, you may already know that it’s a service we provide that our competitors don’t. And with CNC machining projects, we also offer an additional feature that expedites the ordering process so you can get your parts faster. Once your online quote is confirmed by a quote engineer, you have the option to Buy Now – you can simply click the [...]

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3D Printing vs CNC Machining

The question to ask when considering 3D Printing vs CNC Machining is: “What will my parts be used for?” As these are two different processes, the products they produce must be considered completely different beasts as well. 3D Printing is an additive process whereas CNC machining (or milling) is a subtractive process. Sure there are pros and cons for each process, but ultimately, what is it you want your plastic part to do or accomplish? After examining the products [...]

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Informational Videos on ICOMold’s YouTube Channel

Our YouTube channel provides informative videos on several topics to help you learn more about our company. The three most recently posted videos are especially relevant to what we do here at ICOMold, and they’re all under a minute in length. The video topics include: * Our Instant Online Quotation System * Plastic Injection Molding * CNC Machining Please stop on over to our YouTube channel to learn more and subscribe.

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CNC Machining vs. 3D Printing

While CNC machining (a subtractive process) and 3D printing (an additive process) are both manufacturing methods for plastic parts, there are pros and cons for each, and the right choice depends on your needs for your parts. Some of the advantages of CNC machining are: Materials: Since different plastic materials are available for CNC machining than for 3D printing, you can CNC machine prototypes out of the same base materials you’re going to use for your injection-molded production parts. This allows [...]

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Try Our Instant Online Quote System

Getting a quote for your plastic injection molding or CNC machining project is a whole lot quicker and easier with our interactive, instant online quote system. Gone are the days of waiting weeks for your plastic injection mold quote. With our revolutionary online quotation system, you will instantly know your mold cost and piece price. Simply register in our system, upload your 3D CAD file and specify your material and other options. Click Submit and boom – you get your quote. [...]

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Track Your Status With Our Online Project Management System

Follow Your Project Status With Our Online Tracking System Our unique online project management system allows you to always know the status of your plastic injection molding or CNC machining project. Forget the hassle of multiple points of contact like phone calls and emails. You’ll stay completely organized and updated throughout your project by having all the information in one place – in our project management system. Plus, you can communicate directly with your mold engineer through the discussion board on the [...]

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Engineering Students Learn With Our Demo Quote System

Engineering students have the ability to try out our online quotation system by going to the Learning Center on our website. The demo version has the full functionality of our operational system. Students can learn about all the plastic materials that can be selected, choose surface finishes, color and all the options available in the request for quote. The demo quote is pre-loaded with sample 3D CAD models. By changing any of the pre-set options, students can experience how making changes [...]

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Plastic Parts for Appliances

Your Source for Plastic Parts for Appliances Industrial dishwasher rack At ICOMold, we’ve been supplying plastic parts to the appliance industry for 13 years. From prototypes, to bridge tooling, to pre-pilot and pilot builds, we help major appliance manufacturers with their plastic injection molding and CNC machining needs. Think of ICOMold the next time you need to source plastic appliance parts. Our pricing is extremely competitive, our turnaround time is very fast, and our instant online quotation system is unparalleled in the industry. For [...]

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