When looking to work with an injection molding manufacturer, quality control is a process that ensures customers receive quality products. A customer’s biggest fear is to have a manufacturer create their product by the thousands and then there happens to be a massive recall from a defect that could have been avoided. At Midstate, we have quality control procedures in place from the beginning to the end of the manufacturing process that will meet or exceed our customer’s requirements. [Read more…] about Quality Control: What to Look for in Your Parts Manufacturer
Creating plastic injection molds requires a high level of technical expertise and attention to detail to prevent mistakes. These mistakes, known as molding defects, can end up costing companies a lot of money when mass producing parts for clients, such as in the markets that we serve. Luckily, our experts at Midstate know how to analyze and solve these defects when they appear in the plastic injection molding process. This article enlightens our readers on some of the molding defects that can occur during the injection process. [Read more…] about Uncovering Molding Defects and How To Troubleshoot
Many customers in the United States believe that using an off-shore manufacturing company would provide more benefits than using a domestic manufacturer. But by having your manufacturing done locally, you are helping your country in many ways. When you’re creating plastic molded parts in the medical, life-science, or other markets that we serve, high-quality is a must: Especially when these products can help in aiding human health. Read on to see why using your local manufacturer in the United States offers many benefits.
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At Midstate, we make molds and parts for all kinds of products. One of our leading markets is making high-quality parts for the medical field. We understand the importance of absolute certainty and consistency when creating these parts due to their significance. We have molded parts for the medical industry for many years and we are ISO 9001:2008 certified to uphold our high standards and quality.
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The injection molding process is the most commonly used manufacturing process for the fabrication of plastic parts in the world. It is so popular because of its ability to create a wide variety of items of differing sizes, shapes, and complexities. Most injection molding machines use the same process – thermoplastic conversion – to turn the plastic stock into the final molded parts, using these five basic steps: [Read more…] about Five Steps of the Thermoplastic Conversion Process
Thermoplastic injection molding is the most common way to manufacture parts. Thermoplastics are polymers that can be repeatedly molten or softened by heating and solidified by cooling—as a physical change rather than a chemical change that takes place during the creation of thermoset materials. It is important to distinguish what type of thermoplastic should be used for the type of product you want us to help you create. Below are the most common thermoplastics used in injection molding.