Overmolding vs. Insert Molding

Posted by Kurt Anderson on Jun 06, 2019

There are various types of plastic injection molding methods and OEMs may wonder which technique is best for a given molding project. The answer is that it depends on the components being produced. This is why it is important for OEMs to have a good understanding of the different molding methods in order to select the best technique for a particular application. Additionally, it is advantageous for OEMs to leverage the expertise of an injection molding partner, such as Crescent, that has experience in a myriad of injection molding techniques including overmolding and insert molding – two common molding processes that are often confused.

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Topics: plastic injection molding, injection molded tooling, insert molding