What is Plastic Injection Molding?
What is Plastic Injection Molding? Injection molding is a manufacturing process for producing parts by injecting molten material into a mold, or mold. Injection Molding can be performed with a host of materials mainly including and most commonly thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers. Material for the part is fed into a heated barrel, mixed, and injected into a mold cavity, where it cools and hardens to the configuration of the cavity. After a product is designed, usually by an industrial designer or an engineer, molds are made by a mold-maker (or toolmaker) from metal, usually either steel or aluminum, and precision-machined to form the features ofRead More →