How To Choose A Mold Design Tutorial

Considering how many mold design engineers there are, it is quite surprising that only a few quality injection mold design tutorials are available. Some courses are very comprehensive and very expensive as well. For the serious engineer this can be a great option, but for a mold designer who is just getting started, or who… Continue reading How To Choose A Mold Design Tutorial

Surprise 3D Printing For Mold Making

Is it possible to produce a working plastic injection mold using 3D printing? 3D Printed Injection Molds Help Whale Reduce Risk and Re-Engineering Sintermask 3D Printing When you’ve been around as long as Whale has, you get to know a thing or two about technological innovation. The Belfast-based company can trace its origins back to… Continue reading Surprise 3D Printing For Mold Making

Plastic Mold Design

PLASTIC MOLD DESIGN-HOW TO ADD VENTS Every plastic mold design has to have vents, and learning how to add vents is an essential part of the plastic mold design process. Adding vents is an absolute must for any injection, compression or thermosetting mold. Vents are called vents because that is what they do: they allow the air… Continue reading Plastic Mold Design

Mold Design Tutorial

WHY AN INJECTION MOLD DESIGN TUTORIAL IS ESSENTIAL Considering how many mold design engineers there are, it is quite surprising that only a few quality injection mold design tutorials are available. Some courses are very comprehensive and very expensive as well. For the serious engineer this can be a great option, but for a mold designer who… Continue reading Mold Design Tutorial

Injection Mold Design Guide

INJECTION MOLD DESIGN GUIDE The plastic molding process is quite involved, and one of the basic elements is to use an injection mold design guide. In the rush to get the mold design into manufacturing it is easy to overlook basic guidelines, and a design guide can help with this.   Few things in injection… Continue reading Injection Mold Design Guide

Plastic Molding Design

PLASTIC MOLDING DESIGN-HOW TO DESIGN RUNNERS The plastic molding design process is complex and generally, the design is only as good as it’s weakest link. Learning how to design runners is essential to a successful plastic molding design. Sometimes, in the rush to get the plastic part designed and out on the shop floor, the runner… Continue reading Plastic Molding Design

Plastic Injection Mold Design

PLASTIC INJECTION MOLD DESIGN- HOW TO DESIGN GATES The plastic injection mold design process is a complex engineering project that involves a great deal of 3-D spatial perception, mathematics, mechanics, physics, creativity, ingenuity and common sense. No wonder there are so few qualified plastic injection mold design professionals!   One of the essential components of any mold design is… Continue reading Plastic Injection Mold Design

Injection Mould Design

HOW TO SUCCEED AT INJECTION MOULD DESIGN Working in injection mould design is a challenging job with many opportunities. While it is true that a lot of mold design has become a task that is frequently outsourced to low paying countries, for the qualified individual there are still great possibilities. Plastic injection mould design and… Continue reading Injection Mould Design

Mold Design Company

HOW TO FIND A GOOD MOULD DESIGN COMPANY Many plastic injection moulding facilities do not have an in-house mold designer, and thus need a good mould design company to fill the need. With so many free-lance designers and global competition, the decision making process can be rather daunting.   Here are some tried and proven ways to… Continue reading Mold Design Company

Injection Molding Design

TIPS FOR GOOD INJECTION MOLDING DESIGN Creating a good injection molding design is more than just coming up with a way to build a plastic injection molding based on a part design. There are many factors that can make or break a successful injection molding design and the knowledgeable designer should incorporate these basic rules of thumb… Continue reading Injection Molding Design