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Customer-Supplied Resins for Plastic Injection Molding

ICOMold’s plastic material list contains a wide variety of materials to use for plastic injection molding. We also welcome your requests for specific resins. If you need a material that is not listed, please let us know and we’ll do our best to obtain your specific plastic resin material. On advantage that we offer, that many of our competitors do not offer, is the ability for our customers to supply their own plastic resin. The need to do this may arise [...]


Choosing the right material

One of the biggest decisions you can make when it comes to plastic injection molding is deciding which material to use for your part. This single choice will determine the durability, functionality and color of the piece you’ll be creating. To make the right decision, you must not only look at the material, but also consider the elements your custom injection molding piece will be exposed to. Will it be outdoors or indoors? Will it be hot or cold? [...]


Plastic Material Selection Can Make All the Difference

Image: Plastics TechnologyWhen you request an instant online quote for your plastic injection molding project, you specify options like part quantity, color and surface finish. One of these very important options to consider is what type of plastic material you want your parts made out of. In injection molding, you have a lot of choices when it comes to material selection, and your material choice affects the appearance and performance of your parts. Does your part need to have high-impact [...]