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Understanding the Injection Molding Press

With the use of injection molding presses and high-performance resins, plastic injection molders are able to craft a broad range of quality custom parts. Just as all resins are unique, these sophistic...

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Hurricane Irma forces SPE to cancel thermoforming conference

Hurricane Irma forces SPE to cancel thermoforming conference

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Why strive for a high surface finish?

Plastic and metallic components are manufactured with various surface finishes all from shiny and glossy to functional surfaces of different appearances

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Key Factors in Successful Mold Making

The success and precision of a part depends on the quality of its mold, but building a reliable, long-lasting tool can take a considerable amount of time — and requires a great deal of accuracy. Also...

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Rapid prototyping

Rapid prototyping is a group of techniques used to quickly fabricate a scale model of a physical part or assembly using three-dimensional computer aided design (CAD) data.

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How to Avoid Common Injection Molding Defects

When working with any manufacturing process, a number of defects unique to that process commonly occur. This is true across many processes and industries, including plastic injection molding and high ...

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IBM researchers create new family of fluoropolymers

IBM researchers have found a new family of fluoropolymers that one day could by used in advanced electronics and medical devices.

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A Guide to Molding Machines for Plastics Manufacturing

By knowing approximately what size machine will be required, you can better source a plastic injection molder that will meet your needs.

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Double Injection Mold

Double Injection, sometimes known as 2 material 2 shot molding or 2K molding.

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