Injection Molding Archives - Xcentric Mold & Engineering

Category: Injection Molding

Learn More About Xcentric Mold & Engineering

April 9, 2018

We’ve seen a need out there for the product developers to help get their parts to market quickly…where our specialty is helping the customer get through the prototype stage and ramping them into production. Hi, I’m Brendan Weaver from Xcentric Mold & Engineering and we specialize in Real Fast Custom Parts. What does Xcentric do? […]

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Resolved to Be a Better Design Engineer in 2018

March 3, 2018

Utilizing our Advanced Mold Making System and Proprietary Process Engine will allow you to add design features you thought weren’t possible and receive parts faster than you thought was probable. If you are ready, we can provide a quote on your latest project within hours.  Get a Quote We’d love to hear about your latest […]

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Learn More About Injection Molding with These Animations

February 10, 2018

You’ve likely read about and understand injection molding (if you haven’t, go here).  But there may be some terminology that you just need to visualize.  Watch what insert molding, overmolding and undercuts are all about and how you can utilize these injection molding features to help with your part design. What is an Undercut? What […]

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The Difference Between Moldability and Manufacturability

January 24, 2018

The difference between moldability and manufacturability may seem subtle, but the reality is that understanding it better can have an impact on your part development. What is Moldability? Moldability refers to how well the mold of your part will conform to being injected with molten plastic. Once your mold has been created from your design, a good injection […]

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3 Advantages of a Fast Development Cycle

December 17, 2017

Three Advantages of a fast development cycle. Product Sales Life Cycle – A product introduced sooner does not become obsolete sooner, instead it prolongs the sales life cycle. Generally, for every month added to the front of the sales (getting product to market), it will add a month of sales life to the back. Increased […]

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Material Selection – A Primer for Injection Molding

November 15, 2017

Your choice of material becomes more critical the closer you are to production. The same material used in each of the manufacturing process will produce different results. For instance, a part 3D printed in ABS will have very different strength and finish properties compared to a part machined via CNC. This is due to the process being […]

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White Paper: The Smart Guide to Designing for Manufacturability

October 1, 2017

Learn how to take advantage of our Advanced Mold Making System and Proprietary Process Engine to design better parts. Not all mold makers are the same. Follow the guide of the most advanced. Go here for your FREE download!

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Xcentric Mold vs. 3D Printed Mold

September 10, 2017

How do 3D printing molds match-up against Xcentric’s Advanced Mold Making and Proprietary Process Engine? 3D printing has come a long way in recent years.  According to IBIS World, it is currently a $492.4 million market and is expected to grow by 80% over the next five years.  This sort of growth will open up […]

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3 Easy Ways To Speed Up Your Development Cycle

September 2, 2017

Here are a few tips you can easily implement to help to cut your development by up to 50% from conventional manufacturing. Utilize a Manufacturability Analysis – If Injection Molding is the right manufacturing process for your project, you can limit the amount of redesign work by quickly addressing problematic areas in your part while expediting the […]

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Injection Molding & Rapid Prototyping – A Cost Analysis

August 11, 2017

There are many factors to consider when choosing a manufacturing method for your project.  Understandably, cost is one of the most important, especially for projects with tighter budgets. To help you put it all into perspective, we did a cost analysis for you. Below we have two part designs. One is what we consider to be fairly […]

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