There are many manufacturers that can make parts for your product. While we’re of course partial to injection molding, regardless of the process and the company, there are some key things that any manufacturer should have. One of those is certification – certification in whatever process they use, quality control, material sourcing, etc. In this post we’ll look at the types and specific certifications and standards you should look for when working with a manufacturer.[Read more…] about What Certifications Should Your Manufacturer Have?
Every manufacturing process can introduce different defects into the final product. The goal of every manufacturer is to have the machines, process, and quality assurance in place to reduce and even remove flaws from final parts and products. In this blog, we’re looking at one of the more common part defects that can come from injection molding: weld lines. Let’s go over what weld lines defects are, how they are caused, and what injection molding companies do to avoid them.[Read more…] about Weld Line Defects in Plastic Injection Molding
How important is part quality for your plastic injection molded products? Like with all manufacturing, the injection molding process can introduce defects to parts from the cosmetic to the critical. Assuring the quality of the part requires these defect parts located, troubleshot, and removed. The specific needs of the client and the standards for their industry means many different processes and best practices may be called on to meet standards and quality. Let’s review six of the standards, processes, and studies we perform during plastic injection molding parts manufacturing.[Read more…] about Plastic Injection Molding: How Manufacturers Check Part Quality
Every business needs to prototype and test their products before they go to market, but this is especially true for startup companies building their flagship products. Your first products can make or break your company and having prototypes, and injection molding for startups gives you the
When it comes to manufacturing plastic injection molds overseas or domestically, we’re familiar with both sides. As mold designers, mold makers, and mold manufacturers, we work with clients at each stage – including taking a mold we’ve designed and
The goal of every plastic injection mold and parts manufacturer is to have each mold and part come out without issue or defect. However, like with all manufacturing processes, these flaws can be introduced due to a myriad of situations. Today, we’re looking at a common issue with plastic injection molding that goes by multiple names: flash, spew, or burrs, in which there is excess material attached to the part. In this blog, we’re going to review the molding defect, its causes, solutions, and how to avoid it in the first place.[Read more…] about Flash, Spew and Burrs: Troubleshooting Mold Problems