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Advantages of Urethane Casting – Part 3: Quality

Urethane casting has several advantages over other plastic manufacturing processes like injection molding and additive manufacturing (3D printing). It is fast, inexpensive, and produces high-quality parts. Over the last two weeks we’ve covered the advantages of speed and cost. This week we’ll take a look at the third advantage: quality. The cast urethane process can use a variety of formulations to produce parts that are soft or hard, colored or transparent. The silicone molds provide excellent surface finish detail and can [...]

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Advantages of Urethane Casting – Part 2: Cost

Urethane casting has several advantages over other plastic manufacturing processes like injection molding and additive manufacturing (3D printing). It is fast, inexpensive, and produces high-quality parts. Last week we discussed one advantage of urethane casting, speed. This week we’ll take a look at the second advantage: cost. The liquid poured and cured silicone molds used for casting urethane are much cheaper to produce compared to creating injection mold “hard” tooling. To put it in perspective, a casting project might be hundreds of [...]

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Helping Inventors Get Their Products to Market

We injection mold the diffuser parts of NYX+ Innovations’ BerryGood bottleGot an idea for a better mousetrap? If it’s made out of injection molded plastic, chances are we can help you get it to market. Over the years, we’ve helped numerous inventors and entrepreneurs develop and injection mold their plastic products, many of which are successfully selling on the market today. Often times, the inventor has an idea to solve a problem that he or she frequently encounters in their pursuit [...]

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Plastic Parts for Appliances

Your Source for Plastic Parts for Appliances Industrial dishwasher rack At ICOMold, we’ve been supplying plastic parts to the appliance industry for 13 years. From prototypes, to bridge tooling, to pre-pilot and pilot builds, we help major appliance manufacturers with their plastic injection molding and CNC machining needs. Think of ICOMold the next time you need to source plastic appliance parts. Our pricing is extremely competitive, our turnaround time is very fast, and our instant online quotation system is unparalleled in the industry. For [...]

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CNC Plastic Prototypes Shipped in 1-5 Days

CNC machining is a great option for testing a plastic prototype part, or for a small quantity of parts. And, it’s very fast – your parts will usually ship within 1-5 days. Since we only use high-quality resins for our CNC machined plastic prototype parts, they’re perfect for testing the form, fit and function of your parts, without having to produce injection mold tooling. CNC machining is also a good option compared to plastic injection molding if you only require a [...]

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