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A Rookie's Guide to Threaded Inserts for Plastic, Injection Molding, & More

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 1, 2022 12:00:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, insert molding, Plastic Types, Quality, Plastic vs. metal, Choosing the right plastic injection molder

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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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5 Major Advantages to Using Plastic Injection Molding for Manufactured Parts

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 4, 2022 1:04:50 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts

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Insert Molding, Ultrasonic Welding, or Heat Staking: Which One Should I Use?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 21, 2022 12:33:56 PM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts

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10 Common Thermoplastics to Use for Injection Molding

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2022 8:36:09 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Types, Small Plastic Parts, Glass-Filled Nylon

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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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Key Considerations when Switching Plastic Injection Molding Materials

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 1, 2017 9:16:00 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Plastic Injection Molding, Plastic Gate Design, Plastic Types

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You’ve designed your part, created the tooling, and are ready to begin the plastic injection molding process. But then, there is a change of plans. Rather than using ABS plastic, you will now be making the parts out of nylon. No problem. Just have some nylon shipped to the manufacturer and you’re good to go, right?

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