“Design teams are always trying to come up with something better—better shapes and designs, better performance, better materials, and lower costs. They are constantly seeking something that will give them an edge over the competition.”
But being creative is harder when you’re dealing with metals. Regardless of how lean you go, cost is still the greatest factor. That’s why changing from metal components to plastic ones could save you up to 50 percent in operational costs without compromising function or quality. It can even improve design choices and options, giving the design teams the creative license they need.
In this great article from Kaysun Corporation, they outline how injection-molded plastic can replace metal in many instances and what advantages plastic has over other materials.
Read the full article HERE.