April 2016

Why Prototype Plastic Components Are So Important

Prototype plastic components are generally employed to confirm the functionality of a designed component. The verification needs vary from size to loading, which is based on the end-use needs for the components. Components designed for…


CAUSES OF WEAR AND DAMAGE OF PLASTIC MOLD

Most often ,the damage results from continuing to run the mold after flashing occurs- Major damage results from closing the mold on the material itself, lts flash,chips from sheared undercuts, cracked parts of runner or…


INJECTION MOLDING: Properly Placing & Cooling Insulator Plates

As injection molding continues to evolve, more applications require polymers that meet high temperature and performance requirements. Often these materials require processing temperatures above 315 C (600 F) and mold temperatures more than 100 C…