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How to Develop a Robust Ejection Strategy For Your Plastic Injection Mold Design

  • September 20, 2020

As an injection molder you want your plastic parts to eject easily, consistently, and quickly.  When parts get stuck in the mold, they get damaged, or the mold components break. In either case, you do not get the mold performance you...

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How to Achieve Extreme Flatness on Plastic Parts

  • August 17, 2020

“Anything under a thousandth is just crazy!” The Natech Engineer was just given a flatness requirement of 0.0005 mm per mm on a polycarbonate slide that measured 50 mm x 25 mm x 1 mm. You can think of plastic injection molding as a...

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The Moldmaker’s Guide to a Robust Ejection Strategy

  • July 10, 2020

What are the last words any plastic injection molding manager wants to hear? “Something happened. We have to stop the mold and pull it from the press.” A panicked onslaught of questions follow. “What happened? What do we need to do?...

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