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Common Plastic Molding Design Material Specification Common plastics engineering properties and thier applications
CNC Machining Plastics Review Machining plastics with manual or CNC controlled milling machines
Dip Molding Review Dip Molding is the process where a heated form or pattern is dipped into a heated or ambient temperature material.
Plastic Extrusion Design and Manufacturing Review There are many shapes and geometries that are possible when using plastic extrusion.
Injection Molding Design Guide Part design should include draft features (angled surfaces) to facilitate removal from the mold.
Injection Molding Process Review Utilizes a ram or screw-type plunger to force molten plastic material into a mold cavity
Injection Molding Applications Most polymers may be used, including all thermoplastics, some thermosets, and some elastomers.
Injection Molding Design Considerations Use approximately uniform wall thickness throughout your designs.
Injection Molding Machines and Equipment They are also known as presses, they hold the molds in which the components are shaped.
Injection Molding Molds & Tooling Traditionally, molds have been expensive to manufacture.
Injection Molding Molds & Tooling Design The mold consists of two primary components, the injection mold (A plate) and the ejector mold (B plate)
Injection Molding Geometry Capability Mold consists of two primary components, the injection mold (A plate) and the ejector mold (B plate).
Injection Molding Molds Tooling and Machining Cost Molds are built through two main methods: standard machining and EDM.
Injection Molding Process Types Different types of injection molding processes
Injection Molding Process Trouble Shooting Optimal process settings are critical to influencing the cost, quality, and productivity of plastic injection molding.
Injection Molding Mechanical Tolerances Molding tolerance is a specified allowance on the deviation in parameters such as dimensions, weights, shapes, or angles
Injection Molding Inserts Metal inserts can be also be injection molded into the work piece.
Machining & Grinding Plastics Review Thermoplastics are low strength and hardness type materials that permits high machining cutting speeds and feeds
Plastic Component Design to Manufacturing Review Prototyping the Design for testing and modification.
Plastic Molding Design Guidelines Designing With Plastic Design Considerations
Plastic Thermoform Design Guidelines Thermoforming is a method of forming plastic parts with applied heat and a form
Plastic Thermoforming Manufacturing Video Plastic Thermoforming Video
Plastic Terms and Definitions Definitions realted to plastics industry, materials and manufacturing.
Plastic Piping Definitions and Terms Plastic Piping Definitions
Advantages Custom Cast Urethane Urethanes may be cast with fiber or glass reinforcement material to enhance the load, flexure and EMI characteristics
Cast Polyurethane Parts Design and Application Polyurethane may be cast into practically any shape, size or complex geometry desired
Custom Molded Urethane Products Urethane is an excellent material which exhibits high abrasion resistance and can outperform other e nginereing materials
Thermoplastic Peek Review PolyEtherEtherKetone or PEEK
Polyurethane Sheet and Sheeting Application Polyurethane sheets and sheeting is an elastometric material available in many standard sizes
Polyurethane Rollers Polyurethane Rollers used in applications requiring resistance to high temperatures, tear and abrasion resistance.
Urethane Replacement Parts and Components Urethane has very good chemical resistance to most solvents, chemicals, aliphatic based oils, and greases.
Urethane Sheet and Sheeting Application Standards associated with the definition of performance properties of Urethane cast sheet.
Urethane Rollers Urethane rollers are typically manufactured using a cast or mold process over the desired bushing or core.
Analysis - Calculators
Snap Fit Tapered Finger Stress Application Calculates the Dynamic Strain of a tapered cantilevered flexing finger typically used in plastic snap fit type designs.
Snap Fit Straight Finger Stress Application Straight beam dynamic strain equation and calculator
Plastic Post and Hub Press Fit Equations / Calc. Press fits can be used with similar or dissimilar materials and can eliminate screws, metal inserts, adhesives, etc.
Plastic Screw Design Equations and Calculator Theoretical equations to calculate the strength of plastic
Tapered Snap Fit Beam Bending Equation and Calculator Deflection equation and calculator for a tapered beam used in typical plastics design
Plastics Vendors, Manufacturing and Services
Plastic Injection Molding Services Plastic Injection Molding Services
Thermal Molded Plastics Thermal Molded Plastics
Dip Molded Plastics
Molded Thermoplastics Types Plastic Mold Gate Design
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