Posted by Jill Worth | 03 / 10 / 20 1 Comment

Developed with designers, engineers, and purchasing specialists in mind, our completely revised and expanded eBook, An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding provides a thorough understanding of plastic injection molding processes, presses, and costs. Our goal is to help our customers and followers become more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part. 

Whats Inside?

Inside you'll learn everything that goes into making a plastic part, how plastics and injection molding are part of the future of manufacturing, and helpful other information, including:

  • Key steps in the process & important considerations
  • Types of plastic molding, their benefits & applications
  • Types of presses and their capabilities & advantages
  • Differences between hot runner and cold runner technologies
  • How to determine plastic injection molding costs
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • 62 pages packed with helpful information
  • And more!

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Explore the World of Plastic Injection Molding With Confidence

While plastic injection molding may not be rocket science, it is still a very complex manufacturing process.  It involves great attention to detail and there are many factors to take into consideration.  First, the part design must be developed and maximized for manufacturability.  Then a mold must be built.  This involves computerized as well as hand tooling.  The mold must then be tested along with resin and color options to determine the best formulation for the project.  Press size and configuration are required to begin the manufacturing process. Once all the preliminary phases are complete, fine tuning of the mold and materials may be required before production runs are scheduled.

The last section of the eBook contains a “Glossary of Terms.”  There are hundreds of terms used in this business.  We have highlighted the most common nomenclature used when discussing mold parts, materials and problems using feedback from professionals in the field.

How We Can Help

The Rodon Group is an ISO 9001:2015 certified, high volume (we’re talking millions!) plastic
injection molder. In business since 1956, we make billions of parts each year in our 125,000
square foot facility. We offer a turnkey manufacturing solution including mold design, mold
building and high volume parts manufacturing. Our globally competitive prices eliminate the
risks of sourcing offshore.

Every member of our team works together to hone in on your project’s success, crafting
the ideal finished product for your specific needs. By trusting The Rodon Group to do the
heavy lifting, your in-house team gets more than just a superior part with exceptional
performance and great value — they also maintain the ability to focus on their day-to-day
jobs without interruption.

With over 118 injection molding presses and over 64 plus years in the business, our
company offers the highest-quality, most reliable resources and equipment available.
Material knowledge and specialty sourcing, project strategy, custom design solutions
and tooling, state-of-the-art technology, and a long-standing dedication to quality are all
guaranteed with Rodon.

Free Resource Guide:   An Intro to Plastic Injection Molding   (fully revised for 2020)

 

Topics: Plastic Injection Molding, Manufacturing, Plastic Injection Molding Costs, Plastic Injection Molds and Presses, The Rodon Group


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