For many companies, from small entrepreneurial businesses to global corporations, the 2008 financial crisis and its subsequent recession proved to be a wake-up call. Management could no longer count on double-digit growth rates to overcome organizational inefficiencies, long cycle…. Read More >>
Injection molding is a fabrication process used for the production of parts using thermoplastic and thermosetting materials. The method consists of feeding the material into a heated barrel, mixing and forcing the material into a mold cavity by employing a…. Read More >>
According to the United States Department of Commerce, the domestic medical device market — the largest in the world — has a market size of $110 billion. The forecast points to an increase to $133 billion by 2016. In 2012, 6,500 medical device companies garnered a 38…. Read More >>
Processes to manufacture silicone rubber products must maximize efficiency while maintaining high quality products. There are different processes that can meet the needs of the fabricant. Here, injection molding and transfer molding are compared, and their advantages and disadvantages are presented.
Silicone Rubber Injection Molding
Injection molding is a process to produce high volumes of…. Read More >>
Silicone rubber products can be processed in several ways. In this blog, injection molding and 3D printing will be compared. But first, both processes are explained.
What Is Injection Molding?
Injection molding is a process to produce high volumes of parts. In contrast to thermoplastics, silicone injection molding requires special treatments; an intensive distributive…. Read More >>