An Engineers Guide to Low-Volume Injection Molding

| February 20, 2018

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Low-volume injection molding is an ideal manufacturing solution for many applications including on-demand production, bridge tooling, pilot runs and functional prototyping. However, there’s a widespread belief that low-volume injection molding is too expensive, that the molds created in a low-run paradigm won’t be able to yield many shots, that there are limited thermoplastic materials that can be used and, finally, that the piece-part price will be too high to return a profit.

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