Plastic injection molding: From material options to when to use it
An overview of overmolding
Overmolding binds two materials in one injection molding process, cutting assembly times and enabling high quantity production at maximum efficiency.
Know Your Materials: Flexible Polyurethane (FPU 50)
FPU 50 is an excellent, versatile choice for parts that require impact resistance, including 3D-printed hinges and friction fits.
Know your materials: Urethane Methacrylate (UMA)
Capable of producing highly detailed 3D prints, Carbon® Resin Urethane Methacrylate (UMA 90) is often an excellent choice for mechanical manufacturers.
Stop over-engineering: Converting metal parts to plastic
You might be able to convert your metal parts to plastic without compromising strength or performance. This article will show you how.