Designing the Perfect Plastic Part

Manufacturers across the country benefit from sourcing plastic injection-molded parts from a high-quality turnkey manufacturer. On this page, we discuss a few of the best practices regarding the plastic part acquisition process, as well as some of the design possibilities you can achieve when working with a trusted turnkey plastic injection molder.

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Our Capabilities for Window and Door Components

Rodon uses innovative automation processes to provide superior solutions for windows and doors. Since 2010, our technicians have used 3D design, tool fabrication, plastic injection molding, and robotics technology to craft the most economically molded components on the market. Beyond customized product solutions, Rodon stocks high-quality standard window parts as well. Fabrications made from nylon, polypropylene, celcon, vinyl, and similar materials are produced for high rates of weather and thermal resistance.

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15 Terms Everyone in the Injection Molding Industry Should Know

Plastic injection molding has a language all its own, and with hundreds of unique terms, it can be difficult to learn the language. To help, we put together a list of the 15 more commonly used terms to know when discussing plastic injection molding, mold parts, machinery, materials, and problems. We hope you find this to be a useful resource.

Injection Molding Terms:

Resin

Resin is the raw material used to create the finished part in the plastic injection molding process. With hundreds of commodity and engineering resins available on today’s market, the material selection process for plastic injection molding may seem daunting at first, so research your options carefully, and consult with an experienced plastic injection molder to help determine the ideal choice.

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How CNC Machining Will Benefit Your Production Process

The cost and quality of manufactured parts rely on the accuracy and speed at which they’re produced. Industrial manufacturing uses plastic injection molding to keep material costs down while maintaining the capability for high-level production. The key concept is accuracy, especially for industries that require intricate or complex parts.

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7 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Injection Molding

Plastic injection molding is an extremely versatile method of producing plastic parts and has multiple advantages over other methods of plastic molding. Not only is the process simpler and more reliable than others methods, but it is also extremely efficient. Both of these are primary reasons why it has become a standard process in virtually every industry demanding high-volume components and parts. 

After 62 plus years of experience in the industry, we have heard virtually every question a customer could ask. To help you make an informed decision on your plastic injection molding project, we’ve outlined some of the most common questions – and their answers from our previous blog articles– below. 

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The Evolution of Moldmaking

As we've progressed from revolutionary inventions such as the light bulb on to the telecommunications age of the radio, phones, and televisions, the methods of manufacturing and product design have evolved as well. Computers, the internet, sustainable power, and everything that comes next is the driving force behind the advances in modern moldmaking in manufacturing. To understand where we are going, however, we must look at how we got here.  

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The Top 8 Most-Read Plastic Injection Molding Posts of 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, you're probably already caught up in the frenzy of planning for the upcoming holidays. Before we say goodbye to 2018, let’s take a moment to look back at our most-read blog posts from the past year.  We had a busy, exciting year creating articles with the goal of helping individuals and businesses become better informed about plastic injection molding and American manufacturing. 

As we look towards 2019, if there are topics you'd like us to write about, please let us know by using our comments section below. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and as always thank you for subscribing!

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Hydraulic, Electric, and Hybrid Plastic Injection Molding: Which Process is Right for You?

Design engineers have various options when choosing a plastic injection molding process to best suit their specific application. Each of the three primary methods — hydraulic, electric, and hybrid — feature unique benefits and drawbacks. To make the right selection for your project, it’s important to have a full understanding of how these methods differ and what they can offer you.

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10 Must-Ask Questions for Choosing an Injection Molder

How often do you source an injection molder?  If you are like most companies and project managers, not very often. The good news is, once you have selected an injection molder to work with you are likely to stay with them for a long time as long as they keep producing quality plastic parts. 

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