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Can the same mold be used in molding 2 different materials?

This is possible in some specific circumstances, but it is not replied upon on general rules. There are several concerns if you attempt to switch the injection material in the same mold.   The first concern is the shrink rate.   Molds are designed for a certain plastic. In order to get the related close […]

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Where Should Outsource Rapid Prototyping Services?

It depends on what you are going to prototype and how complex of the design. With 3D printing development, the process is available for many companies. Benefit from the process, you can verify your design faster and decrease the risk of product failure before moving forward to mass production.   If your design is simple […]

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Why Consider Metal Casting for Your Volume Manufacturing?

Both CNC machining and metal casting (pressure die casting china) are available for processing your volume production. While CNC machining can go away anytime soon and has certain advantages, there are still many prevails for pressure die casting.   1.  Geometry: the complicated internal cavities can’t be created out by CNC machining directly. 2.  Speed: the […]

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Instruction of Some Injection Molding Gate Types

When you start with an injection molding project, you need to think about the gate location and appropriate gate type. Here, we are going to talk about some universal injection molding gate types.   Direct Gate   It is commonly used in single cavity mold. Benefit from this gate type, you can feed your part […]

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How Can I Find ABS Plastic Molding Manufacturer in China?

ABS is used commonly as injection material in the molding industry. Just about any qualified custom mold manufacturer will be interested in building your mold and doing injection molding.   Actually, there are lots of ways to find a mold manufacturer china but I would simply Google. ”Injection Molder China””Rapid Tooling China” are keywords for […]

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What Metal Is the Cheapest, Strongest and Lightest?

The cheapest metal is Iron, strongest natural metal is Tungsten, hardest metal is Chromium, and the lightest metal is Microlattice on earth. It depends on which of these properties are most important for your product’s application. Yes, you can consider about aluminum in some case that needs light and cheap metal but less strong.   […]

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6 Factors Effect on Your Prototyping Method Selection

There are several ways to manufacture rapid prototypes. Peoples always doubt that which one is the best process for making their prototypes. In the following article, we are going to share our considerations about prototyping making.   CNC prototyping, 3D printing, vacuum casting, Rapid Prototype Tooling & injection molding, these are the most popular prototyping […]

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What Specifications Should I Give for Injection Molding?

Are you working on the specifications that needed for tool building and injection molding? Here, we are going to talk about some specifications that might help you out.   1. Specify materials – Affects the steel selection for Rapid Prototype Tooling/production tooling. 2. Estimated weight of component – You can have a rough estimation by measuring the […]

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What Is the Different between Molding and Casting?

Molding and casting are 2 different manufacturing processes. They have differences, but both of them are closely related, we can say they are some how and the same thing.   They are related pouring molten liquid into a mold/die which will solidify the shape of cavity mold and die after cooling down. The differences is […]

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Customer Comments about the Shipped Project

n the busy March, we finished lots of projects ranges from rapid prototypes to low volume manufacturing then mass productions. Clients are happy about our good quality and full services. Here, we are going to share one of these cases:   Enquiry:   Jason, Hope all is well, here are getting many new projects. Not […]

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How Do I Reduce Cost of Injection Molding Product?

There are several different costs bear on injection molding. Let’s take a look at them one by one here:   1. Design   Mold design is an important factor associated to injection molding. You need to spend more time and experience you can get to optimize the tool. At mold design stage, you should know what […]

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Where Can I Find a Cheap China Manufacturing Company?

This is a good question and the answer is a bit more complex. Here, we are going to share our opinions about it.   1. Price depends on the specifications.   Take a watch as example. For the same watch design, the material and components bear greatly effective on prices.   Zinc alloy watch can be […]

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Which Process Is Better for My Small Quantities Plastic Parts?

This is the question related on how many quantities you need. We can divide the quantities to some ranges and suggest the process accordingly.   If you just need a few pieces or less than 50 parts, you can consider make them through rapid prototyping method: by 3D printing or CNC Machining.   It is […]