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What Causes Plastic Delamination in Injection Molding?

What Causes Plastic Delamination in Injection Molding?

When you’re able to peel the surface of a molded part, layer by layer, you’re dealing with delamination, an injection-molding defect that is sometimes also known as lamination or layering. This is a bad sign—delamination hurts the strength of the part, thus making it...

Fix Ejector Pin Mark Issues in Injection Molding

Fix Ejector Pin Mark Issues in Injection Molding

Ejector pin marks, sometimes called pin push, are the glossy or white imprints caused by the ejector pins that show on the class-A surface of the part. These marks can easily crack during the use of the actual products, so you want to prevent ejector pin marks before...

How to Properly Apply Injection Mold Coating

How to Properly Apply Injection Mold Coating

  There are three types of injection mold release coatings within our Nano Mold Coating family and two ways to apply them, depending on the type of coating you’re using. Our HC and HCF (the food-grade alternative to HC) coatings are applied in the tool room at...

Basic to Advanced Injection Mold Maintenance Checklist

Basic to Advanced Injection Mold Maintenance Checklist

One of the most important aspects of injection molding, or anything involving machining, is making sure machines are running at peak performance. Any downtime cuts into efficiency and, ultimately, the bottom line. Prolonged downtime can lead to serious problems with...

Plastic Injection Molding Defects: Parts Sticking on Ejector

Welcome to our Plastic Injection Molding Defects series, where we will explain some common defects seen by injection molders and present ways to fix or prevent them. What is an Ejector in Injection Molding? The ejector is the part of the molding process that pushes...

Plastic Injection Molding Defects: Buildup

Welcome to our Plastic Injection Molding Defects series, where we will explain some common defects seen by injection molders and present ways to fix or prevent them. What is Buildup? Sometimes called gas buildup or plate out, buildup in injection molding is easy to...

Plastic Injection Molding Defects: Burns

Welcome to our Plastic Injection Molding Defects series, where we will explain some common defects seen by injection molders and present ways to fix or prevent them. What are Burns? Sometimes known as gas traps or the dieseling effect, burns appear as black or brown...

Plastic Injection Molding Defects: Splay

Welcome to our Plastic Injection Molding Defects series, where we will explain some common defects seen by injection molders and offer ways of fixing or preventing them. What is Splay? Splay is a cosmetic defect that occurs in plastic injection molding, when silver or...

Designing Molds for Maintenance & Cleaning

Designing Molds for Maintenance & Cleaning

When it comes to designing the mold for a product, there are many factors that have to be taken into account.  Part design. materials used for the parts, production volumes, and the list goes on and on.  A couple of areas that also need to be considered in the very...

Nano Coating Infographic!

Nano Coating Infographic!

The infographic below is from our friends at Economy Glass in Australia.  It does a nice job of explaining nano coatings, and their impact on manufacturing. Check it out: