Plastic Injection Molding Blog

29 05, 2020

Common Overmolding Materials and their Advantages

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While overmolding is a versatile manufacturing process, it is important to consider and understand the requirements needed for every part created.

30 01, 2020

Finished Parts vs Defective Part Properties: 4 Common Injection Molding Defects and Causes

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Would it surprise you to know that many plastic parts don’t make it to market with the part properties originally intended? Did you ever ask yourself what caused this failure?

9 01, 2019

Formerly Risk-Averse Manufacturers Jumping On-Board to Replace Metal Parts with Plastic

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Formerly Risk-Averse Manufacturers Jump On-Board to Replace Metal Parts with Plastic. Find out how Certain Resins can Perform as well as (or better than) Metal!

8 01, 2019

Plastic Resin Injection Molding: The Role of Glass-Filled Thermoplastics

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Plastic parts that use glass-filled resins can enhance properties like strength & impact resistance, but with reward also comes risk! Click for the pros & cons of molding with glass-filled thermoplastics.

9 11, 2018

Plastic Injection Molding: The Cooling Rate Process Explained

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Find out how mold cavity pressure & mold temperature affect the cooling rate process & how to avoid plastic molding defects by properly optimizing the plastic molding cooling rate!

6 11, 2018

Plastic Injection Molding: 2 Most Important Considerations for Fill Rate

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Improper Fill Rate can create part defects in strength and aesthetics. Find out about the important role Speed & Gates play in Plastic Injection Molding success!

29 08, 2018

Plastic Molding Manufacturing: How Melt & Mold Temperature Affect Plastic Molding Development

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When it comes to plastic molding manufacturing, proper melt temperature and mold temperature are paramount for ensuring your part’s final properties meet its performance requirements.

Find out how melt temperature & mold temperature can work together during the plastic molding development process in order to produce a higher quality part at a lower cost.

30 03, 2018

PMC’s Smart, Collaborative Robot Effortlessly Tackles Workforce Challenges

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PMC adds Rethink Robotics’ “Sawyer” Robot to Facility Floor – This Smart, Collaborative Robot Increases Productivity & Efficiency, while Attracting Top Industry Talent to Work at PMC! Find out More About How Sawyer Effortlessly Tackles Workforce Challenges.

21 03, 2018

Medical Device Plastic Injection Molding – Top Considerations for Resin Selection

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Find out the Top 6 Considerations Medical Manufacturing & Plastic Injection Molding Companies Should Discuss Before Determining the Best Engineered Resin to Select for a Medical Device’s Intended Use, Environment, Regulations & Service Life.

19 03, 2018

Stress Cracks in Plastic Molded Parts & the Role of Molecular Orientation

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Scientific Plastic Injection Molding – The Role Molecular Orientation Plays in Stress Cracks – Find out the 2 Primary Ways that Molecular Orientation Causes Stress Cracks to Occur in Plastic Molded Parts.