Mold Fill Analysis: Gate Location and Resin Selection

The use of mold filling analysis is often a very valuable tool that can greatly benefit both plastic injection molders as well as part designers. Utilizing virtual simulation derived from 3-D models shows how plastics will fill related to product design, material, machine, mold, gating, and processing conditions. [...]

Choosing the Right Injection Mold Tooling Material, Part 3: Aluminum

As the last post in our series, we explore when aluminum might be the right material for your next injection mold. Aluminum is a material that carries many different opinions, depending on whom you talk to. There are also molding process that lend themselves well to aluminum molds, some of which contradict and challenge some of the points below. [...]