Injection Molding: Industrial Fabrication for Plastic Goods

Injection molding is a fabrication process that consists of softening a plastic material then injecting it into a mold. Once in the mold, the material cools and solidifies and another mechanism ejects the piece from the mold. This mode of fabrication is used for a wide variety of uses (it is the most common mode of fabrication for plastic goods) and leaves for a very high quality surface. However, start up costs for an injection mold are often very high, and this mode of fabrication is not ideal for smaller series.






















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