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Get Moldability Advice From Our Project Engineers

It’s true that our automated quotation system gives you an instant quote for your custom plastic injection molding project. It’s also true that once your project has launched, you can track your project status online through the same system. But sometimes you need to speak to someone about the moldability of your parts – advice on a draft angle or wall thickness, for example. That’s where our knowledgeable Project Engineers come in. They’re here to walk you through any design for [...]

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Design For Moldability vs. Process Limitations

Some customers tell us that they went to another plastic injection molder first, only to be told that they had to redesign their part, or even that their part could not be injection molded. Sometimes it’s true – their part can’t be molded, or needs design changes to conform to Design For Moldability (DFM) requirements for issues like draft angle or wall thickness. These are universal requirements that every injection molder has. The Design Guidelines page of our website highlights [...]

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Get Injection Molding Advice From Our Project Engineers

It’s true that our automated quotation system gives you an instant quote for your custom plastic injection molding project. It’s also true that once your project has launched, you can track your project status online through the same system. But sometimes you need moldability advice on a draft angle or wall thickness, for example. That’s where our knowledgeable Project Engineers come in. They’re here to help you with any design issues, and make recommendations to improve the moldability of your parts. [...]

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Is it REALLY Necessary to Change Your Part Design?

Customers frequently tell us that they went to another injection molder first, only to be told that they had to redesign their part. It’s important to understand the difference between needing to change a design for moldability, versus the manufacturer requiring changes just to fit their moldmaking capabilities. At ICOMold, we provide feedback to our customers on moldability issues like draft angles and wall thickness. These are universal requirements that every injection molder has. (Visit the Design Guidelines page on our [...]

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Design for Moldability

When is it REALLY Necessary to Change Your Part Design? Customers frequently tell us that they went to a competitor first, only to be told that they had to redesign their part. It’s important to understand the difference between needing to change a design for moldability, versus the manufacturer requiring changes just to fit their way of doing things. At ICOMold, we provide feedback to our customers on moldability issues like draft angles and wall thickness. These are universal requirements that every [...]

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