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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
What’s the best SPI surface finish for your injection molded part?
What SPI surface finishes does Hubs have for injection molding custom parts? Check out the standard SPI mold finishes we offer and our material recommendations to get the most out of injection molding.
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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
Why is draft angle design essential for injection molding?
Why is it important to design draft angles for injection molding custom parts? This article covers why draft angles are essential and how to design them better to get the most out of your injection molding designs.
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