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injection molding

n.
A manufacturing process for forming objects, as of plastic or metal, by heating the molding material to a fluid state and injecting it into a mold.
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A novel combination of internal and external gas assist is the secret to injection molding a large panel that is both structural and requires a highly cosmetic surface.
Troubleshooting injection molding problems can be frustrating and time consuming.
At its 23rd International Plastics Colloquium this spring, the IKV (which stands for the German equivalent of Institute for Plastics Processing) presented the latest results of injection molding research projects on computer simulation of micro-molding, ultrasonic analysis of sink marks during molding, and alternative techniques to improve surface quality of foamed parts.
A contract manufacturer of a variety of plastic components reduced its initial scrap rate by more than 90% and lowered its purging costs by 52% when it switched from using in-house resins to commercial purging compounds to purge its two Van Dorn 230 cold runner injection molding machines.
Also high-precision fully hardened injection molding dies and cavity components.
Session 1 on "Special injection molding processes I" will include the following technical presentations: "Application of the fluid injection technique with branched and ring-shaped parts," O.
Robot cells and systems for forming, finishing, assembly, and coating processes, specializing in robotic systems for injection molding machines; deburring and cutting of parts; adhesive dispensing and component assembly; and spray coating, as well as parts handling, routing and palletizing.
A hybrid rubber injection molding press is a combination of electrical and hydraulic power operations.