Molding Plastic Chairs

 

Molded plastic manufacturers are constantly looking for new innovations in the world of molded plastic. Molded plastic and injection molding have been around for over 100 years, and some of the ways that the plastic is used have changed little since their original Continue reading

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Insert Molding: An Overview

 

Insert molding is a unique process that combines metal parts in a molded plastic case. This allows different small components to become one larger part that is easier to handle and install. The process of insert molding is interesting, and there are many benefits that Continue reading

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Plastic: The Investment of the Future

Over the past few years, plastic injection moulders and plastic moulding companies have seen a rise in demand in a variety of sectors. The increased demand for plastic molded Continue reading

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Save Time and Money with New Injection Molding Machines

Injection molding is a process that has been around for over 100 years. The first injection molding machines made simple products, like combs and buttons, but today’s injection machines create a variety of products from bottles, to machine parts. Although injection molding is a widely-used process, many injection molding companies still use  Continue reading

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The Growth of Injection Molding

Injection molding plastic is an industrial process that is a fairly recent invention. The plastics industry did not emerge until the 1930s and did not take off until the 1960s. The process of creating injection molded plastics started much earlier in the late 1800s, but did not become widely used until the 1970s. In fact, it was not until the 1970s that the process of gas-assisted injection molding was even invented. Before 1970, all injection Continue reading

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Benefits of Internal Gas Injection Molding

 

Gas assisted injection molding is a specific type of injection molding that uses an inert gas to create holes in a plastic piece during the injection process. This is beneficial Continue reading

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The Surprising Benefits of Plastic

 

Plastic has received a bad reputation in recent years due to its inability to biodegrade. The use of too much plastic in everyday life has lead to the accumulation of large amounts of plastic in landfills and garbage collection facilities all over the world. Some countries even dump excess plastic into the ocean, which is toxic to the wildlife living in the water. However, not everything about plastic is bad. Plastic has enabled us to have Continue reading

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Cutting Costs in Injection Molding

Injection molding is one of the least expensive molding processes in the plastic industry. Because of this, injection molded plastic is used for creating millions of plastic products each day, from small plastic fasteners to plastic dishes Continue reading

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The History of Injection Molded Plastic

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An injection mold is a mold that typically contains two sides. The two sides of the mold seal together but retain a small hole on one side of the mold. The molded material is then injected into the mold via the small hole. When the mold material hardens, the mold is opened and the molded piece inside is removed. Injection molding is often Continue reading

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Creative Customizing

I’m a big fan of a show on HGTV where couples and families look for houses. You get to join in their home search and watch them tour each potential new home. Often, you will hear them saying things like, “I wish I could take the kitchen off of the new house and put it in this house, then it would be perfect!” or “I love this house, but the location of the previous one was so much better. I wish I could move this house to that location!” Basically, they are wishing to customize an existing house, something that is not done easily. For these picky customers, it might be a better option to build a house from scratch. That way they can choose the perfect location, the perfect size, the perfect siding, the perfect finishes and so on. By customizing their space, Continue reading

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