From Kaysun Corporation, a great piece on the injection molding process: Injection molding is a dynamic, complex process that requires testing and usually some adjustments to get it to perfection. It’s not an exact science, but some manufacturers focus on the specifications of the mold first and then build the process around the finalized mold, hoping this saves time and money. This approach, however, often results in production problems, slowing the whole process down and reducing the quality and repeatability.
“The best approach is developing a consistent, efficient process first, followed by fine-tuning the mold to the process.”
Read the full article HERE.