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The Benefits of Elastomeric Overmolding

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2016 9:39:57 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in elastomeric overmolding

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Elastomeric overmolding (sometimes called “elastomer overmolding” or just “overmolding”) is a process in which a softer layer of material is bonded to a harder functional or structural component of a part. It can be used to improve functionality, to change the look of a part, or both. An example that most people are familiar with is a toothbrush handle with a soft, grippable section or covering. Other examples of overmolded parts include:

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