Rapid Tooling

Rapid tooling is also known as the prototypes tooling, soft tooling, or prototype mold. It represents a channel  to manufacture injection molded components or parts in a short time. During this process, it requires the unison of rapid prototyping techniques with conventional tooling practices. This process is also used to prepare parts of a functional model from…

Injection Moulded Plastic Market: A Complete Market Report for Your Moulding Business

In 2019, the global injection molded plastics market size was valued at $258.2 billion, and over the forecast period, injection molded plastics market experts predict that it will have register a CAGR of 4.6%. As the increasing plastics parts demand from packaging, medical utilization, or mechanical components, injection molded plastics market has become popular in…

3D Printing VS Injection Molding

3D printing and injection molding are almost universally acknowledged as viable methods in the field of product development and manufacturing. While, as an entrepreneur or a new product developer, you probably know only that 3D printing and injection molding are two useful options, with which you can create your product or prototype. it’s also important…

Types of Plastic Moulds: The Comprehensive Guide

Plastic moulding is a process that puts the raw or molten plastic material into moulds for designed shapes. Every kind of plastic moulding has different types of plastic moulds, and the moulds choosing is usually decided by moulding temperature, mould material durability, etc. Custom mold makers generally satisfy their customers’ requirements of shapes with custom…

Injection Moulding Process Step By Step, How Your Plastic Products Manufactured in a Plastic Injection Molding Factory

Injection moulding is a high-precision manufacturing process, which is an indispensable step in the product design or product development. In injection moulding, polymer granules are firstly melted and then injected into a mold under pressure. Next, they are cooled and solidified in a mold. In injection moulding, the available materials can be colored or filled…

Injection Molding Materials: Choosing the Right One for Your Injection Molding Manufacturing

Injection molding manufacturers who are successful in the industry can always use the well-performance injection molding material in their business. Good molding material can take not only the durable usage but the comfortable user experience. Different molding materials have different characters because of their various components. You should consider the color, flexibility, durability, texture, and…

Types of injection molds

There are many different ways to classify the injection molds by multiple different categories based on their features, such as feeding system, mold opening, tool steel, part volume, mold structure and SPI standard. These classifications are not exclusive, but rather every mold will fit a label within each category. For example, you may have a…

How To Calculate Injection Mold Costs

A plastic injection mold is a plastic tooling. A mold can cost from one thousand to hundreds of thousands of dollars, the most important factors that affect the price of the mold are the complexity of the part (part without undercut or with undercut, part with threads? Tolerance on the plastic part) that will be produced…

How To Manufacture Your Injection Plastic Molds by China Mold Makers

Why Choose Mold Manufacturers in China? Many companies have found that making mold manufacturing overseas is not cost-effective. The expensive shipping costs, as well as the delivery delays through customs, make it worthwhile to do the actual tooling in local. You may probably heard bad stories about the Chinese injection molds being of low quality….

Injection Molding Defects Troubleshooting

Injection molding defects include Blister, Air Burn Marks, Color Streaks, Delamination, Flash, Embedded Contaminates, etc. All of injection molding defects may caused by poor mold design, incorrect operation of injection molding machine or poor tooling design. This article introduced nearly all of injection molding defects that you may meet in the process of injection molding.