Plastic Injection Resources

The design and manufacture of custom molded plastic parts can seem simple at first, but there are many details that must be taken into consideration depending on how the part will be used. For example, there are mechanical properties like:

  • Strength of the plastic part
  • Yield 
  • Stress concentration

Material properties, such as:

  • Chemical resistance
  • Lubricity
  • Hardness
  • Shrinkage
  • Cost

And, cosmetic aspects like:

  • Texture
  • Polish
  • Clarity
Then there are factors like the manufacturability of gate locations, draft, and ejector pins. It's enough to make your head spin.

When we meet with you, the first thing we do is get an in-depth understanding of your plastic project. From there, we can begin to guide you on everything from product design to materials. You'll find that our extensive experience in plastics manufacturing will save you time and effort, and very likely save you money as well.

While we strongly encourage you to tap into our expertise, we're also happy to provide you a wide range of resources to help you understand the materials and processes that will be used to craft your parts. Just let us know what your questions are and we'll be sure to get them answered. 

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