Injection Molding Basics

Launching a new product is often an intimidating project. There are thousands of different materials, design details, questions about production rates, part prices, tooling prices, shipping and packaging. Plastics injection molding offers a wide range of design possibilities, but the designer or inventor should not need to become an expert in injection molding in order to make use of modern plastics in product design, but a general understanding of the field is needed in order to make effective decisions about a new product.

We have assembled a number of short essays to try to answer many of the frequently asked questions about injection molding and launching a new product. When applicable, we have included pictures of examples, explained pricing and furnished some helpful information.

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