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Injection molding

Injection molding is a manufacturing process used to mass produce identical plastic parts with good tolerances. It works by injecting molten thermoplastic polymers into a mold. Find out about this versatile technology, the characteristics of the process, what it is used for and the best practices when designing parts for injection molding.

Injection Molding SPI surface finishes
Injection molding SPI surface finishes
Tables with the standard SPI mold finishes and material recommendations to achieve best results.
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How to design parts for Injection Molding
How to design parts for injection molding
A complete guide to Injection Molding with basic & advanced design tips, including design guidelines for snap-fits, living hinges, undercuts and surface finishes.
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Introduction to Injection Molding
Introduction to injection molding
In this beginner's guide to Injection Molding, we cover the basic principles of the technology. After reading this article you will understand the fundamental mechanics of the Injection Molding process and how these relate to its key benefits & limitations.
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Injection Molding SPI surface finishes
The importance of designing draft angles for injection molding
Learn why draft angles for injection molded parts are a required feature, as well as design considerations and tips in order to design them correctly.
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