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May 31, 2017

Components of an Injection Mold

So you've designed a product. You've gone through the RFQ process, sharing your CAD drawings with engineers who probably made even more tweaks. The part is going to be made of plastic using the injection molding process. But you've never made a plastic injected part before. There are a lot of new words and phrases being tossed around and you...

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April 21, 2017

How to Get Your Plastic Injection Part Design Ready for Manufacturing

Design is a big deal. It’s so big it’s a category with subcategories under it. There’s design for

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February 28, 2017

The 10 Commandments of Injection Molding [Video]

If you've ever had questions about the do's and don'ts of injection molding, this is the post for you. It's such valuable information, in fact, we asked the author, our colleague Jeff Tadin, Senior Product Development Engineer at East West, to walk us through it on video. 

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May 12, 2016

Mold Flow Analysis Can Save Your Plastic Injection Mold Design

The secret to a quality plastic injection molded part is a flawless mold – one that produces consistent pieces time and time again. So, what's the key to a flawless mold? In addition to a strong initial design, mold flow analysis is your secret weapon. It's an indispensable component of any plastic injection molding design project. MFA software...

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