Are you looking to design, develop, or produce a component that needs to be injection molded to complete the project? Do you know what key aspects you need to identify as you go to design molded plastics?
When going into this process, you need to identify both the obvious and not so obvious! Below are 7 items for you to consider before launching your project.
Define physical properties and consider the following
These are some of the things you must look at when deciding to injection mold a component.The key to a successful project launch is doing the homework up-front during the conception and design stage. Work with your engineering, molding vendor, resin suppliers, and other resources to properly identify and work through all aspects. THIS WILL LEAD TO A TIMELY AND SUCCESSFULLY PRODUCT LAUNCH!
In Part 1, we discussed mold flow analysis (MFA) and the ways Ferriot uses it to improve the tool design process and, ultimately, the quality of the final custom injection molding we perform for our customers. In this ...