Plastic Injection Molding Feb 11, 2013

Plastic Injection Mold Design Tips: Uniform Wall Thickness

Plastic injection molding is a highly versatile manufacturing process, but it does require unique considerations during injection mold design and production. Many of these challenges can be overcome during the plastic injection mold design process. Key factors an injection mold design must take into consideration include material selection, injection mold gate placement, and wall thickness and uniformity. Here, we discuss a few tips that will help you design parts that avoid stress that can cause warping and cracking as well as maintaining an attractive finish without the threat of sinkage.

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