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New Material Data Sheets Now Available

Technical data sheets are used to understand the specifications and properties of various materials. They are very helpful when choosing a material that needs to withstand the particular conditions that will be present in the intended application of a manufactured part. For some time we have provided technical data sheets for plastic injection molding on our website. Now we are pleased to announce that we are also providing them for the urethane casting process. You can click on the type of [...]

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New Web Resource: The Fundamentals of Plastic Injection Molding

Many customers come to us with the CAD model of the parts they need, we quote them, and they have us make their plastic parts for them. They don’t know what happens in between, and they don’t care. Others, however, may be curious about the injection molding process – they want to know how their parts are made. For the curious, there’s a resource page on our website that explains the plastic injection molding process. Learn the fundamentals 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 [...]

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