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Choosing A Plastic Molding Partner

Choosing A Plastic Molding Partner

Once you’ve selected a plastic molder to work with, you are likely to stay with them for years to come – as long as they produce quality molded parts. Whether you have a new part design, are redesigning an existing molded piece, or are unhappy with your...
What is Compression Molding?

What is Compression Molding?

Compression Molding is a plastic molding process where preheated thermoset materials such as Phenolics or BMC’s, among other composites, are placed directly into the heated mold cavities. The mold is then closed, forcing the material into the cavity detail to produce...
Injection Molding Surface Finishing

Injection Molding Surface Finishing

Once a part is molded, most plastic parts require additional processing for completion. The surface finish of your injection molded part is an important design consideration. Identifying the right surface finish is dependent on a few important elements, including the...
Overmolding 101

Overmolding 101

Introduction Injection molding is a plastic molding method commonly used for rapidly producing parts in high volumes. It is often used as an umbrella term for a few different molding techniques, including overmolding and insert molding. While both processes are...
Choosing A Plastic Molding Partner

Injection Molding Design Guidelines

When designing an injection molded part or prototype, it’s important to consider various design aspects. Everything from the manufacturer’s capabilities and equipment to the part’s angles and edges can influence the quality and cost efficiency of the...