Tag - plastic overmolding

Overmolding One Plastic Over Another

Overmolding is a plastic injection molding process which is very useful for producing multi-material parts with some unique properties. For instance, overmolding can be used to add a second part, of a different material, for a handle or grip. Like a power tool with a grip made out of a softer material than the body of the tool. Or a gaming controller with design elements of various plastics. We overmolded the tire showroom display, pictured, for a customer. The “rubber tread” [...]

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Overmolding: Combining Two Plastic Materials Into One Part

Overmolding is a plastic injection molding process which is very useful for producing multi-material parts with some unique properties. For instance, this process can be used to add a second part, of a different material, for a handle or grip. Picture a power tool with a grip made out of a softer material than the body of the tool. We overmolded the tire showroom display, pictured, for a customer. The “rubber tread” material was overmolded over the harder, blue piece that [...]

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