November 1, 2023

Do Plastic Injection Molds Wear Out or Have a Limited Production Life?

Plastic injection molds can wear out due to friction or repeated contact between parts over thousands of cycles. Learn more

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August 1, 2023

How to Find the Right Custom Plastic Injection Molding Company

Whether your goal is to produce complex custom plastic components, manage compressed lead time requirements, or find a highly reliable and trustwor...

July 11, 2023

Types of Plastic Materials Used in Injection Molding

Choosing the right material is the critical first step in plastic injection molding. The type of thermoplastic resin used plays an essential role i...

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June 6, 2023

Manufacturing Complex Injection Molded Parts: Challenges & Tips

Custom plastic injection molding is a widely utilized manufacturing process for producing complex plastic parts. However, certain product features ...

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May 18, 2023

Plastic Injection Molding: Overview & Benefits of Mass Producing Plastic Molded Parts

Plastic injection molding is a relatively simple process where plastic pellets are fed from a hopper into a heated barrel that has a reciprocating ...

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April 9, 2023

What Is the Lead Time for Custom Plastic Molds?

You can typically expect a lead time of two to 12 weeks for a custom plastic mold. However, it’s important to note that this lead time could wide...

March 6, 2023

How Rapid Prototype Injection Molding Benefits Plastics Manufacturing Processes

Rapid prototyping makes it possible for a product to go from development to market testing and mass production faster and more efficiently than eve...

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January 5, 2023

The 5 Most Common Defects in Plastic Injection Molded Products & Their Causes

Plastic injection molding companies can produce durable, high-strength, high-quality components. The process can be used for prototyping new design...

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