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Plastic Injection Molding: Step by Step at AIM Processing

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2022 3:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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Most Common Injection Molding Defects and How to Prevent Them

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2022 5:12:14 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Quality, Choosing the right plastic injection molder, plastic enclosures

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5 Things No One Will Tell You About Custom Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2022 12:01:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Injection Molding Defects, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Everything You Need to Know About Custom Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2022 8:47:46 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, elastomeric overmolding, insert molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Creating Complex Parts With Overmolding and Insert Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 25, 2022 5:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, elastomeric overmolding, insert molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Injection Molding 101: Plastic Injection Molding and Thermoplastics

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 9, 2021 10:09:52 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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Thermoplastic injection molding is a common process used for the mass production of parts by using specialized machines. The technique works by injecting molten thermoplastic resin into a mold under high pressure, where it is held until cooled into solid form. If you have ever been curious to learn more about this important process, then you are in luck! Read through this guide and discover what is possible with thermoplastic injection molding.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Plastic Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2021 6:16:14 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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The Surprisingly High Cost of Cheap Tooling for Small Plastic Parts

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2017 2:59:33 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding Tooling

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There are two truths that are clear in virtually every industry today: capital can be hard to come by and companies are under intense pressure to control costs in order to maximize profits. Organizations that use plastic injection molding to produce parts for their products may be tempted by the lure of cheap tooling. However, as a leading molder of small plastic parts in the Denver area, we know that the reality is that sometimes lower-cost alternatives can end up costing more in the long run.

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Steel vs. Aluminum Molds: What’s Right for Your Small Plastic Parts Project?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 25, 2017 10:19:51 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding Tooling

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Historically, small plastic part injection molding has been performed primarily with steel molds. There are many advantages to steel, including:

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Advantages of Project-Specific Sourcing for Plastic Injection Tooling

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2016 11:31:51 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Injection Molding Tooling

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The concept of the one-stop shop as it applies to plastic injection molding goes back many decades. Historically, injection molders sought to deliver more value to their customers by handling every aspect of a project in-house, beginning with designing and developing molds.

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