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Molding Through Issues to Bolster Productivity

Molding Through Issues to Bolster Productivity

Injection molding, like most of manufacturing, has been hit hard by the pandemic. Just about every injection molder is behind right now, and those same injection molders are running faster than ever before in an effort to catch up, which can mean trying to mold...

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How to Use & Apply Zap-Ox

How to Use & Apply Zap-Ox

No other injection mold cleaner can do—and remove—as much as Zap-Ox. Its stain-removing ability is unmatched. Zap-Ox eradicates rust, oxidation, build-up, weld discoloration and other stains and, in most cases, requires little-to-no scrubbing. A thin coat of Zap-Ox...

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How to Handle Gloss from Buildup

How to Handle Gloss from Buildup

In plastic injection molding, buildup can cause a multitude of defects, including gloss. Whether duller or shinier than the spec, all over or only on certain areas of the molded part, gloss can cause rejects or scraps, which you’ll want to mitigate. How to Identify...

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NSF Listed Products for Medical Injection Molding

NSF Listed Products for Medical Injection Molding

As we move into 2021, we’re already seeing the expected rise in the need for plastic injection molding for medical devices. Plus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for medical devices in general continues to grow. As the demand for plastic medical devices...

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Proper Mold Care to Prevent Corrosion

Proper Mold Care to Prevent Corrosion

Corrosion in plastic injection molds can be a costly headache if it isn’t handled properly. In fact, according to Grand View Research, the injection molded plastics market size in 2020 is $267 billion and is projected to grow 5% through 2027. Considering those...

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How to Get Stains Out in Plastic Injection Molding

How to Get Stains Out in Plastic Injection Molding

When you encounter rust, oxidation, buildup, discoloration, and other stains in plastic injection molding, you know both your production and your output is going to be adversely affected. You need to halt production so you can properly clean the mold, which further...

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Advantages of Mold Maintenance

Injection molders around the world are striving to make their operations more efficient, and more productive. One area that is often overlooked when it comes to gaining such advantages is mold maintenance. A well-defined and consistent mold maintenance program helps...

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Easy Solutions to Splay Caused by Bleeding

Easy Solutions to Splay Caused by Bleeding

Undesired bleed out in injection molding can be caused by—and lead to—a number of problems. One of the most common injection molding defects caused by bleeding is splay, which is often the result of an over-lubricated mold Syn-Lube™, which breaks down...

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Molding Through Issues to Bolster Productivity

Molding Through Issues to Bolster Productivity

Injection molding, like most of manufacturing, has been hit hard by the pandemic. Just about every injection molder is behind right now, and those same injection molders are running faster than ever before in an effort to catch up, which can mean trying to mold...

How to Use & Apply Zap-Ox

How to Use & Apply Zap-Ox

No other injection mold cleaner can do—and remove—as much as Zap-Ox. Its stain-removing ability is unmatched. Zap-Ox eradicates rust, oxidation, build-up, weld discoloration and other stains and, in most cases, requires little-to-no scrubbing. A thin coat of Zap-Ox...

How to Handle Gloss from Buildup

How to Handle Gloss from Buildup

In plastic injection molding, buildup can cause a multitude of defects, including gloss. Whether duller or shinier than the spec, all over or only on certain areas of the molded part, gloss can cause rejects or scraps, which you’ll want to mitigate. How to Identify...

NSF Listed Products for Medical Injection Molding

NSF Listed Products for Medical Injection Molding

As we move into 2021, we’re already seeing the expected rise in the need for plastic injection molding for medical devices. Plus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for medical devices in general continues to grow. As the demand for plastic medical devices...

Proper Mold Care to Prevent Corrosion

Proper Mold Care to Prevent Corrosion

Corrosion in plastic injection molds can be a costly headache if it isn’t handled properly. In fact, according to Grand View Research, the injection molded plastics market size in 2020 is $267 billion and is projected to grow 5% through 2027. Considering those...

How to Get Stains Out in Plastic Injection Molding

How to Get Stains Out in Plastic Injection Molding

When you encounter rust, oxidation, buildup, discoloration, and other stains in plastic injection molding, you know both your production and your output is going to be adversely affected. You need to halt production so you can properly clean the mold, which further...

Mold Maintenance: End Over-Greasing & Reduce Scrap

Mold Maintenance: End Over-Greasing & Reduce Scrap

Over-greasing in injection molding is one of the most common causes of creating scrap and, potentially, downtime. By developing a standard method of lubricating and using the appropriate lubricant that works best for your specific application, you could see...

Advantages of Mold Maintenance

Injection molders around the world are striving to make their operations more efficient, and more productive. One area that is often overlooked when it comes to gaining such advantages is mold maintenance. A well-defined and consistent mold maintenance program helps...

Easy Solutions to Splay Caused by Bleeding

Easy Solutions to Splay Caused by Bleeding

Undesired bleed out in injection molding can be caused by—and lead to—a number of problems. One of the most common injection molding defects caused by bleeding is splay, which is often the result of an over-lubricated mold Syn-Lube™, which breaks down...