plastic injection molding parts on a table

When you need plastic parts for your product, you want a plastics manufacturer that is reliable, affordable and produces good-quality parts. There may be a lot of options, so it is important to narrow down the field with the right criteria. What is a plastics manufacturer, and what do they do? A plastics manufacturer is […]

Many colored plugs, screws, valves, fittings, pipes, plastic adapters.

When making injection molded plastic parts, there are many things that can go wrong. It’s vital to tune injection molding machines and molds for parts to the right specification to prevent such errors. At Rex Plastics, we understand the importance in producing the highest rate of quality parts that we can. Minimizing rejected parts saves […]

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 […]

20 Jun 2021
Prototype made out of metal.

Manufacturing plastic prototype – where to start The first step in every product’s life is prototyping. Whether it’s a brand new idea or an improvement on an old design, prototyping allows designers to see and test a product before it goes to production. From consumer goods to industrial, every field across every industry benefits from […]

close-up of small, blue plastic parts

Injection-molded plastic parts   Injection molding can create parts used in all sorts of projects and industries. From cars to computers, motorcycles to models, plastic injection molding is how modern products get made. In fact, plastic parts made with injection molding surround each of us every day. Plastic parts are so appealing to businesses because […]

When creating a product or part using injection molding, it’s easy to get caught up in that piece’s actual production. Things like material, size, and complexity are all important factors to consider and have a huge impact on production. But what about the look and feel of your product? If your product or part is […]

13 Feb 2020
The metal plates of a plastic injection mold

The plastic injection molding process The basics of the plastic injection molding process: melted plastic injects into a metal mold. The plastic material cools inside the mold and hardens into the finished product. The product releases when the two halves of the mold separate and the plastic ejects.  How does injection molding work? Put simply, […]