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5 Key Considerations When Transferring Molds to a New Custom Injection Molder

There could be a variety of reasons your custom injection molder isn’t working out. If you’ve realized that it’s time to place the production or assembly of your key parts with another company, you’ll want the transition to go as smoothly as possible. Several points should be taken into consideration when deciding to move injection molds from one supplier to another.

The Tips, Tricks, and Traps of Injection Molding Resin Selection

Every injection molding project begins with resin selection and finding that right balance between cost, performance, moldability, and function. Regulatory compliance, environmental considerations, resistance to temperatures or impact – you know the questions. This white paper on proper resin selection can provide many of the answers.

Pad Printing: 3 Common Problems to a Centuries-old Process & 3 Simple Solutions

Despite its straight-forward process, pad printing can present a few snags that will affect the finish and polish on your final product. That’s why our experts have created this white paper to address the three most common pad printing process problems and how to fix them.

Injection Molding Technology Worksheet

We have the ability to use five different injection molding technologies for a project. But how do you know which is the best for your project? This worksheet walks you through the different injection molding technologies and points you towards the best fit.

7 Ways to Cut Costs on Injection Molded Parts

With injection molding, a variety of factors affect a part’s final cost, including part design, production time, the temperature and pressure used, and the type of plastic resin chosen. However, there are bigger issues to consider long before your part is in the mold. This guide addresses specific ways you can trim costs as you embark on your next custom injection molding project.

How Injection Molding Happens: The Step by Step Production of a Medical Device Part

At Ferriot, we’ve carved out a particular manufacturing niche: making housing enclosures for the medical market. How different is the process of creating medical grade parts? Relevant for any manufacturer or engineer, this PDF addresses the unique challenges of fabricating a plastic part that is destined for a critical role in the care of someone’s loved one.

Checklist: 10 Questions Industrial Designers Need to Ask About Injection Molding

There are ten key questions designers must have the answers to for a successful conversion from other materials to resin injection molding. Whether the design is for medical devices, business machines or for an industrial application, arm yourself today with this valuable infographic checklist.

Resin Selection Workbook

When designed intelligently, injection molded parts can offer product designers durable, light-weight, and cost-effective alternatives to metal parts. But ensuring that an injection molded part lives up to this potential depends in large part on choosing the best resin. This workbook details different part characteristics and how they influence your resin choice.

Design Engineering Handbook

Injection molding is a highly-engineered process that demands careful planning and attention to detail if your finished product is to achieve its full potential. This handbook will help you understand the most important aspects about working with injection molding contract manufacturers so you can work together to make the best possible decisions throughout the product design and development process.

Worksheet: Considerations to Make When Making Plastics for a Medical Setting

When creating plastics for a medical setting, there are some specific considerations that need to be taken. Use this worksheet to help you to get better clarity about your project and assist you with identifying areas where more research is needed.

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