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12 06, 2017

Promises Every Plastic Injection Molder Should Make – 5 More Added!

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5 Quality Promises Just Added! Find out what Every Plastic Injection Molder Guarantee Before Working with Your Parts – Especially Mission-Critical Parts!

12 06, 2017

Plastic Injection Molders’ 10 Guarantees to Expect

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Click to see the 10 promises your Plastic Injection Molder should be making before they ever work on your parts – Especially if you have mission-critical parts!

8 06, 2017

Plastic Injection Molding Gate Design

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Issues with Plastic Injection Molding Gate Design? Click to Find out the Top 3 Causes of Gate Design Failures in Molded Parts & What Problems Can Follow!

31 05, 2017

Plastic Injection Mold Design Basics

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Poor specification & improper material selection is the leading cause of failure in plastic injected molded parts, followed by improper plastic injection mold design and processing practices. Click for a mold design checklist & guidelines for part specs, strength, aesthetics & more.

18 04, 2017

Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Allow Parts to be Molded-In Stress

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In some cases, having plastic injected parts that have been (or will be) molded-in stress can be acceptable. However, all 4 of these key factors (cost, turnaround time, stress/pressure application & volume production) need to align.

For example, if high volume production is critical for your project, but your parts must be able to withstand […]

12 04, 2017

Top Questions to Ask A Plastic Injection Molder

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There are many questions you should ask a plastic injection molder before moving forward; however, these are the top 4 most important ones to start with. Stayed tuned for Part 2!

Plastic Molded Concepts is a U.S. plastic injection molder specializing in engineering resins (not commodity). We frequently provide plastic injection molding services for mission-critical parts in […]

5 04, 2017

Plastic Injection Molding Defect Guide

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The Plastic Injection Molder’s Guide to Defect-Free Parts
Plastic injection molders – whether lacking the experience, adept knowledge or proper equipment – can produce defective products that don’t stand up to industry regulations, appearance requirements, and/or general client expectations.

Below, we outline the most common plastic injection molding problems and the causes behind them.
Mold Warpage
When it comes to plastic injection mold […]

27 03, 2017

Quality Advantages of Plastic Injection Molding with PMC

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Our Plastic Injection Molding Quality Commitment
Plastic injection molding quality is a very real concern for manufacturers – particularly for those who produce mission critical parts. One of the unique advantages of plastic injection molding with PMC is our Quality Commitment to our customers.
How We Achieve it:
Our Quality Commitment is only achievable through scrupulous diligence, technically-trained industry talent, strong partnerships […]

17 03, 2017

Are You Using the Right Plastic Injection Molder for Your Application?

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Plastic Injection Molders – The Critical Difference Between Engineering Grade vs Commodity
In the plastic injection molding world, not all companies are created equal. There are 2 types of injection molding companies, those who specialize in Engineering-Grade Resins and those who work with Commodity Resins.
Commodity:
When you think of Commodity, think of mass molding production for traditional markets that do not […]

13 03, 2017

Solutions for Injection Molding Warpage

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Mold Warping: Common Problems & Their Solutions
Injection molding warpage is when the intended shape of the molded part is distorted during the cooling process. Mold warping can cause the part to fold, bend, twist or bow.

In order to determine what is causing molding warpage you’ll need to know:

How much your parts warp
What direction the warpage tends to […]