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We’ll Make Your Mold, You Run Your Parts

Usually when we build a plastic injection molding tool for a customer, the tool stays in our manufacturing plant so we can run parts for the customer whenever they need them. Sometimes, however, the customer wants us to ship the mold to them so they can run the plastic parts in their own facility. Or they’ll have us ship the mold to some other injection molding facility where their parts will be made. We are happy to do this, and [...]

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An Export Mold By Any Other Name

Export mold. That’s what we call an injection mold tool that we build in China and ship somewhere else. When we build a plastic injection molding tool for a customer, the customer owns the tool because they paid for it, but it usually stays in our manufacturing plant in China so we can run parts for the customer whenever they need them. However, sometimes the customer wants us to send the mold over here to the United States so they [...]

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An Export Mold By Any Other Name

Export mold. That’s what we call an injection mold tool that we build in China and ship somewhere else. When we build a plastic injection molding tool for a customer, the customer owns the tool because they paid for it, but it usually stays in our manufacturing plant in China so we can run parts for the customer whenever they need them. However, sometimes the customer wants us to send the mold over here to the United States so they [...]

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Your Custom Plastic Injection Molding Tool, Shipped Anywhere You Want

Our main business is making custom plastic injection molding tools, then running plastic parts off of them for our customers. Sometimes, though, there are special circumstances in which our customer wants the mold shipped to them (if they are also an injection molder), or to another facility to have their parts made. Not a problem. We call them “export molds.” We’ll make the mold to your specifications, including the steel, hot runner system, processes, surface polish or texture, and anything else [...]

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Three Types of Molds

A Comparison of Three Types of Plastic Injection Molds At ICOMold, we give you options for the type of plastic injection mold you get, depending on your part volume and how your parts will be made. The three main types of molds are prototype or low-volume, production, and export. Here is a brief explanation of each type of mold: Prototype / Low-Volume: As the name implies, this type of mold is best for prototypes and low volumes of parts. The molds are lower-cost [...]

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