Browsing Posts published in June, 2012

If you’ve ever wondered if draft angles were a must, we’ve got the answer for you! The justification for draft angles comes from the nature of the injection molding process, and the ever present issue of mold shrinkage. Injection molding is a high-pressure process. These high pressures force the plastic into intimate contact with all [...]

Have you ever wondered how these items were made?? The answer is overmolding. The overmolding process involves the use of two separate materials to form one cohesive component. The most common type of overmolding is insert molding. Insert overmolding is an injection molding process where one material (usually elastomeric) is molded “over” a secondary “substrate” [...]