Hinges & Snaps
Optimized part design will help to reduce additional expenses when you face the need for fastening your plastic parts or require additional hardware installation such as hinges or fastening mechanisms.
Hinges and snap-fit joints can be incorporated into your plastic parts in order reduce or eliminate the need for traditional fasteners such as screws, nuts, washers and spacers.
A part designed with molded-in hinges can replace metal ones while still performing the same function and reducing your products overall cost.
When you reduce required hardware, you can lessen the material and assembly cost while also simplifying your design.
Snap joints should be considered during the development of your custom plastic components that need to be secured to other components.
Versatile and cost-effective, snap joints and hinges often reduce the cost of secondary hardware expenses and the labor of final assembly.