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We explore and research various topics in regards to plastics manufacturing and tool making. If you like to learn more about this industry, check out our in-depth articles.

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TPE in Injection Molding

Thermoplastic Elastomers are flexible, rubber-like injection molding materials that process like plastic.

TPR monomers

TPR in Injection Molding

Thermoplastic Rubber (TPR) is a type of injection molding material that has a mix of both plastic and rubber-like properties.

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PMMA in Injection Molding

PMMA, also known as Acrylic has become a popular material choice among many different industries.

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Offshoring, Nearshoring and Onshoring

Offshoring, Nearshoring and Onshoring are often used and popular among manufacturing companies.

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Medical-grade Plastic Material

The medical device and component field has one of the strictest regulations. Which materials can be used for what kind of application?

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PA/Nylon in Injection Molding

PA and Nylon are common and very popular plastic injection molding materials that come in various types and properties.

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PC in Injection Molding

PC can be used in applications where other materials don't stand a chance, especially its transparency is highly sought after.

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PEEK in Injection Molding

PEEK is a great choice of material when chemical resistance and resistance against thermal degradation is needed.

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Homopolymers vs. Copolymers

Homopolymers and Copolymers are the most common plastics that are used in various industries, but what are the differences in structure and application?

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Manufacturing in India

Successfully sourcing or manufacturing in India can be very rewarding for every company.

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Thermoplastics vs. Thermosets

Have you ever wondered what is the difference between those and how to utilize it for your project?

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Sink Marks

Sinks marks are a common problematic occurence during injection molding, but there are ways to avoid it.

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Weld Lines

Weld lines can cause cosmetic or technical problems to a part. Take a look at the causes and solutions.

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Clean Room Injection Molding

Clean room manufacturing and molding is a complicated topic, that is only for advances molders. Let's shine some light on it.

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Injection Molding for any Project

Do you want to use injection molding as your manufacturing solution? Then take a look.

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POM in Injection Molding

POM, an engineering thermoplastic has a wide range or applications with it's specific properties.

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PP in Injection Molding

PP, Polypropylene is a common and often used material in plastic product, check out the details.

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Plastic Warpage

Mold defects are a common topic and especially plastic warpage can have a huge impact on the final part application.

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Overmolding - all you need to know

Overmolding and insert molding are common techniques in injection molding. All you need to know about those is here!

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ABS in Injection Molding

ABS is one of the most popular choices in Injection Molding, and there is a good reason for it.

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Manufacturing in Mexico - End to End

Finding suppliers in Mexico can be tough, but rewarding. Learn how to go about manufacturing in Mexico with this End to End guide.

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Die Spotting in the Tooling Industry

Die spotting is a process that improves quality and reduces costs when building molds, yet it is not often talked about.

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3D printed Inserts for Injection Molding

3D steel printing can significantly lower cycle times in plastic manufacturing. Learn more about its process, quality, reliability and some real case examples.

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Case Study: Medical Device Manufacturing Transfer

Transferring your existing production into another country can be frightening. We have done it successfully and invite you to read about our journey.

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Manufacturing in Thailand

The manufacturing scene in Thailand has been stable and popular for decades. Find out why we decided to have one of our main productions in Thailand.