Molding Archives - Xcentric Mold & Engineering

Category: Molding

How to Eliminate Knit Lines

December 19, 2018

Knit lines are formed when two or more plastic flow fronts collide and solidify or "knit" together during the molding process. Overall, injection molding is a ...

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Plastic Injection Molding & Other Molding Types

October 26, 2018

We are frequently asked about different molding types and how each effect the process of part design and production. At Xcentric Mold & Engineering, we ...

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How Wall Thickness Impacts Injection Mold Part Design

October 8, 2018

Maintaining uniform wall thickness throughout your plastic injection molding part design is critical.  Without uniform wall thickness, many issues can occur such as sink, warping, ...

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Ribs Can Enhance Your Injection Molded Part

September 26, 2018

Ribs are a feature in plastic injection molded parts. Ribs are thin extensions that run perpendicular from a wall or plane.  They are commonly used ...

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Overmolding Can Help with Grip

April 13, 2018

One of the more common reasons to utilize the overmolding process is to create a soft grip. Pulling from the example used below, the green part ...

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3 Types of Manufacturers and Why it’s Critical to Select the Right One

December 2, 2017

Choosing a competent vendor to help you produce your part is a critical step for the success of your project.  Let's examine some of the different types ...

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