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Plastic Parts Clinic v2.0

Injection Molded Parts Troubleshooting Clinic

 

Join Xcentric Mold & Engineering for an innovative plastic parts troubleshooting clinic. Are you frustrated with a challenging injection molding part issue? Would you like someone to provide you with a complex part solution? Xcentric Mold & Engineering’s webinar will review select case studies addressing common issues that hinder progress to producing a plastic injection molded part.

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    Webinar - Overmolding

    Overmolding

    Design Considerations to Successfully Manufacture Complex Overmolds

     

    Overmolding is a great injection molded feature you can utilize in your design to capture color contrasts, add flexibility or eliminate assembly. Take advantage of this feature by learning how to design your part for overmolding.

    In this webinar you will learn:

    • – How to set up your design for complex overmolding
    • – Material evaluation and best practices for proper adhesion
    • – Feature specifications to consider for good overmolds

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    Plastic Parts Clinic

    Injection Molded Parts Troubleshooting Clinic

     

    Join Xcentric Mold & Engineering for an innovative plastic parts troubleshooting clinic. Are you frustrated with a challenging injection molding part issue? Would you like someone to provide you with a complex part solution? Xcentric Mold & Engineering’s webinar will review select case studies addressing common issues that hinder progress to producing a plastic injection molded part.

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      Webinar - Materials for Medical

      Materials for Medical

      Material Considerations for the Medical/Healthcare Industry

       

      Join Xcentric Mold & Engineering and Amco Polymers for a view into materials application for medical/healthcare industry. Plastic materials are used with increasing frequency in the Medical/Healthcare market. Keeping up with the various requirements needed to service this industry is daunting, as the rules are in a constant state of change. This webinar recording is designed to highlight the key characteristics of materials used for Medical/Healthcare applications, and manufacturability considerations.

      The webinar recording identifies specific materials and their capabilities, within the following context:

      • – Biocompatibility regulatory approvals as defined by FDA, USP VI and ISO 10993
      • – Product life cycle
      • – Sterilization techniques
      • – Cleaning/Disinfecting
      • – Retention of properties

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      3D Printing and Injection Molding Processes

      Choosing the Right Processes

      Selection Considerations Between 3D Printing and Injection Molding Processes

       

      Join Xcentric Mold & Engineering in an evaluation of two processes. 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 also true that with more processes to select from, there are more questions as to which process should be used and for what purpose. The purpose of this webinar is to provide you the engineer with a grounded approach to determining which process type should be considered and why.

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      Leveraging 3D Printing Technologies

      Leverage the Best Printing Method for Your Project

       

      Join Xcentric Mold & Engineering to obtain a concise overview of popular 3D printing technologies. This webinar will provide the pros and cons of each printing technology while defining their ideal uses and constraints. Technologies covered will include Stereolithography (SLA), Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Jetting, and ColorJet Printing (CJP).

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      Designing for Manufacturability

      Applying Injection Molding without Compromising Time to Market

       

      Join Xcentric Mold & Engineering and learn about optimizing your part design from concept through production eliminating unneeded costs and reducing the time frame to produce your custom injected molded plastic parts. Incorporate design elements like drafts, threads, hinges and overmolding by taking advantage of the most advanced injection molding process engine and mold making system in the industry. In this webinar, you will learn:

      • – The basics of the injection molding process
      • – How to obtain optimal performance out of materials and resins
      • – Insights on best practices for part design for the injection molding process
      • – Features to incorporate into your design to maximize time and cost savings
      • – How to avoid common pitfalls that impact injection mold design

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      Designing for Plastics

      Selecting the Right Plastic Material for Your Injection Molded Part

       

      Join Xcentric Mold & Engineering and Amco Polymers for this educational webinar that focuses on designing for plastics. Material selection and features incorporated into your part will have a direct effect on the plastic injection molding process and final part quality. In this webinar, you will learn how to design part features like:

      • – Draft Angles
      • – Wall Thickness
      • – Fillets and Radii
      • – Bosses
      • – Ribs
      • – Holes
      • – Shrinkage
      • – Gating
      • – Vents
      • – Knit Lines

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      Injection Molding Complex Parts

      Undercuts

      Adding Undercut and Side Action Complexities without Sacrificing Speed

       

      A side action is used to help solve part designs that contain undercuts in the injection molding process. They allow design features like interlocking snaps and housing ports to be successfully molded. While undercuts add cost, they allow design engineers to keep the functionality of the designs intent.

      In this webinar you will learn:

      • – Requirements for successfully molding with undercuts
      • – Challenges you may face when incorporating undercuts into your design
      • – Tips and tricks for using undercuts

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      Webinar - Insert Molding

      Insert Molding

      Meeting Time to Market Deadlines with Complex Insert Molding

       

      Insert Molding can help reduce assembly and enhance your design by allowing custom inserts to be encapsulated directly into the plastic part.

      In this webinar you will learn:

      • – Design specs that allow your inserts to be properly encapsulated
      • – Plastic and Metal material considerations for good insert molding
      • – How to add complexity to your design beyond standard inserts

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