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Undercuts in Your Injection Molded Part

June 20, 2018

What is an Undercut An undercut is any indentation or protrusion that prohibits part ejection from a mold. An undercut is a feature that cannot be ...

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Overmolding for Plastic Injection Molding

June 19, 2018

What is Overmolding Overmolding is a two-shot injection molding process that creates a single part by combining two separate but complimentary thermoplastic materials. The first shot, called ...

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Injection Molding Material Considerations for the Medical Industry

June 18, 2018

Medical and Healthcare Criteria Materials for medical and the healthcare industry must meet more stringent criteria than perhaps other industries as there are regulations that mesh ...

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Plastic Injection Molding Best Practices

June 7, 2018

High quality, efficient tooling relies heavily on good part design as well as advanced skills in mold design and the manufacturing of the tool.  An ...

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Choosing Between 3D Printing and Injection Molding Processes

June 6, 2018

The advancement in manufacturing processes is creating an opportunity for the design engineer to manage projects more effectively and produce higher quality parts. It is ...

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Leveraging Mold Flow Analysis for Injection Molded Parts

June 5, 2018

When using Injection Molding as a process to manufacture your part, many aspects impact whether or not your injection molded part can actually be produced. ...

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