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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 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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The Importance of Design for Manufacturability

July 27, 2017

Design for Manufacturability (DFM) is the proactive process of designing a part to meet the specifications of the chosen manufacturing process used to produce that part. No longer can a product engineer design a part for fit and function only. Product Engineers are also expected to understand the manufacturing process and incorporate those parameters into […]

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