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Michael

Troubleshooting Guide for Injection Molding II

Troubleshooting Guide for Injection Molding II Moisture Streaks Physical cause During storage or processing, moisture is absorbed by the granules, forming water vapour in the melt. Due to the velocity profile at the flow front, gas blisters are pushed to the surface of the melt as shown in Figure. Since they want to compensate the

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Injection Molding Making
Plastic Injection Molding
Michael

Troubleshooting Guide for Injection Molding I

Troubleshooting Guide for Injection Molding I In most cases, the surface quality of thermoplastic injection moulded parts is the main criterion for their quality. Due to the complex interrelationship between the moulded part and the mould, the moulding compound and the processing, it is often very hard to recognise the origin of problems and thus

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Plastic Injection Tool
Plastic Injection Molding
Michael

Basics of Injection Molding Design

A detailed review of the plastic part design should be conducted prior to the design and manufacture of the injection mold. The design review should consider the fundamentals of plastic part design, as well as other concerns related specifi cally to mold design. Some of the most basic part design considerations are next discussed. Uniform

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Stainless Steel Sheet
CNC Machining
Michael

Basic Metal Terminology

In order to communicate with your metal supplier most effectively, and more importantly, in order to choose the material best suited for your particular applications, you need to understand some basic engineering terms used in most metal catalogs. Stress Stress is usually expressed in pounds per square inch (psi). It represents the load in pounds

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Aluminum Mold Tooling 1
Plastic Injection Molding
Michael

The Basic Concepts of Plastic Injection Molds

Injection molding is a process by which plastic pellets are melted using heat and shear in an extruder and injected, at high pressure and flow, into an injection mold to form the part. It is one of the most productive and cost-effective means of producing a high-quality product. While this process seems straightforward, it is

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Plastic Injection Molding
Plastic Injection Molding
Michael

An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

The designer should always decide whether using injection molding is the best approach to mold the item before moving further with it. Have other approaches or product designs that employ different production techniques and utilize the same, comparable, or different materials—or materials that would allow for a similar final result, or even one of higher

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Sheet Metal Automotive Application
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Michael

Sheet metal fabrication involves all aspects of life, and the application fields are broad

Sheet metal fabrication refers to processing metal materials, such as metal plates, into parts or components by cutting, stamping, forming, and other methods. Sheet metal processing technology can meet the production and processing needs of standard parts and mechanical parts in various industries such as factories, warehouses, and exhibition halls. Generally, steel plates, aluminum plates, and

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Flammability testing UL 94
CNC Machining
Michael

UL 94 Standard & Flame-Retardant Prototyping Materials

RpProto offers all materials meeting UL94V0 standards for rapid prototyping and production for CNC machining (ABS and PC), vacuum casting (Hei-cast 8260) and injection molding. UL94 materials allow machined or thermoplastic molded plastic parts to pass real-world testing as they can be used in environments containing flammable products. UL 94 rating is the most commonly

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pantone colors
Surface Finishing
Michael

Pantone Colors

We offer these color options for painting, powder coating, silk screening, etc. Pantone® Colors Chart Pantone 100 Pantone 101 Pantone 102 Pantone 103 Pantone 104 Pantone 105 Pantone 106 Pantone 107 Pantone 108 Pantone 109 Pantone 110 Pantone 111 Pantone 112 Pantone 113 Pantone 114 Pantone 115 Pantone 116 Pantone 117 Pantone 118 Pantone 119

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Sheet Metal Materials
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Michael

Standard Sheet Metal Gauge Thickness Chart

A sheet metal gauge (sometimes spelt “gauge”) specifies the typical thickness of sheet metal for a particular material. Lower gauge numbers mean thicker metal sheets, whereas higher gauge numbers indicate thinner metal sheets. The numbers are irrelevant to standard measures such as inches or millimetres since they are independent of existing systems. The normal sheet

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