Kevin Allison

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Why CpK is Used in the Custom Plastic Injection Molding Process

Posted by Kevin Allison on Jul 08, 2020

In any manufacturing process, there is bound to be built-in variance from cycle to cycle. Even in automated, carefully controlled processes, variance is a natural occurrence. Fortunately, manufacturers have several tools at their disposal to understand the level of variance present, to determine whether it will fit within acceptable tolerance requirements and to make adjustments as necessary.

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Topics: custom injection molding

The Future of 3D Printing:  A Look at Manufacturing and Medical Applications

Posted by Kevin Allison on Jun 23, 2020

3D printing has made a major impact on the medical and manufacturing industries, and its capabilities are growing. As the technology improves and advances, the future of 3D printing holds great promise to continue evolving, yielding nearly limitless opportunities.

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Topics: 3D Printing

Injection Molding Material Selection Guide for Medical Devices

Posted by Kevin Allison on Jun 10, 2020

Plastic Injection Molding Material Selection: How To Pick The Best For Your Medical Device Production

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Topics: custom injection molding, plastic injection molding, medical injection molding

Cost Factors of Plastic Injection Molded Projects

Posted by Kevin Allison on Jun 03, 2020

Plastic injection molding is an extremely versatile production process, capable of simple or complex designs in a range of volumes with fast turnarounds. To begin, plastic material is melted and injected under pressure through runners into the mold cavities. Here, the melted plastic takes the form of the mold and cools into a solid, at which point it is ejected from the casing.

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Topics: custom injection molding

Adapting Injection Molding to Industry 4.0

Posted by Kevin Allison on May 13, 2020

Industry 4.0. You’ve almost certainly heard the term and may even be familiar with some of its characteristics. In this post, we’ll summarize those defining characteristics and look at how Industry 4.0 affects manufacturing as a whole and injection molding in specific.

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Topics: Internet of Things

6 Advantages of Utilizing Injection Molding Services

Posted by Kevin Allison on Apr 29, 2020

6 Benefits of Custom Injection Molding

Injection molding is a versatile process with a variety of applications. The process is frequently used when the customer needs high-quality, high strength products or parts in large volumes. Because the advantages of injection molding are numerous, there are many reasons to utilize injection molding services.

Before looking at the benefits of injection molding, let’s examine some of the industries where injection molding is most used. Injection molding applications aren’t limited to this list — the process is so versatile it is found nearly everywhere.

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Topics: Crescent Injection Molding