27 Apr 2023
a machine that makes custom plastic injection molding

Custom plastic injection molding is a manufacturing process that involves the creation of a three-dimensional object by injecting molten plastic into a mold. This technique produces plastic parts with high precision and consistency, making it a popular choice in various industries such as automotive, medical, and consumer goods. With custom plastic molding, companies can create […]

27 Feb 2023
metal mould or plastic injection mold setup on high pressure injection molding machine

What is a plastic injection molding machine? Plastic injection molding machines are used to manufacture large quantities of plastic parts. People use them in various industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and consumer products. Injection molded parts are made by melting plastic pellets and injecting them into a mold cavity. The desired part shape is formed, […]

25 Jul 2022

What is the Parting Line in Injection Molding?  An injection molding parting line is visible on all injection molded plastic parts. The two halves of a mold create a parting line between them when they clamp shut. While molds need to seal completely during the process, a thin visible line can always still be found […]

14 Jun 2022
Different plastics and color types for plastic injection molding.

What is Plastic Injection Molding? To create plastic parts, manufacturers use a process called plastic injection molding. Plastic injection molding involves injecting molten plastic into a mold to form the product. The plastic then cools in the shape of the product, creating the final product. Once you understand what plastic injection molding is, you can […]

09 May 2019
plastic parts made from plastic injection molding

From toy LEGO blocks to space shuttle turbine blades, plastic injection molding touches our lives every day. But what is plastic injection molding? Why is it so popular? And is the process right for your manufacturing needs?   What is injection molding? Injection molding is a common manufacturing process for producing large volumes of parts […]

close-up of small, blue plastic parts

Low-volume injection molding is the best option if you are looking to make parts in quantities of 100,000 or fewer. It’s used for mass-producing identical parts before committing to a long-term molding setup, whereas other parts may never need to be produced in higher volumes. This form of molding is one of the most common […]