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The Benefits and Limitations of Injection Molding

The advantages of injection molding over die cast molding have been debated since the former process was first introduced in the 1930s. There are benefits, but also limitations to the method, and that, primarily, is need-based. Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and other consumers who rely on molded parts to produce their goods, are looking for… Read more »

Top 3 Most Impact Resistant Plastics

Plastics are generally tough, corrosion and chemical resistant, lightweight, easy to fabricate, and less expensive when compared to alternative¬†materials like metal. As with any manufacturing¬†material, there are advantages and disadvantages to the different properties each material might have. Although there are many impact resistant plastics to choose from, there are a few that excel in… Read more »

The Difference Between Thermoplastic and Thermosetting Plastic

Have you ever wondered what the difference between thermoplastic and thermosetting plastic is? Although both sound similar, they have very different properties and applications. Below we discuss the differences between thermoplastics vs. thermosetting plastic, their curing process, and the pros and cons to each. Comprehending the performance differences can help you improve your product designs!… Read more »