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Elastomeric parts: injection molding silicone vs 3D printing flexible materials featured image
Monday June 21, 2021

From industrial gaskets to the soles of your shoes, elastomeric parts are both ubiquitous and unique. Made from elastomers, a group of rubber-like polymers, these flexible, stretchy, and shock-absorbing components are easy to make — and can be produced in several ways. One of the ways to produce elastomeric parts is injection molding. Not the […]

Flow Through the Details of China’s Plastic Injection Molding Process featured image
Saturday June 19, 2021

Being adopted for fabricating plastic parts and for a huge range of products, Plastic Injection molding is a common manufacturing process. This method is utilized in manufacturing parts that vary in complexity, size, and application, and in this process, there is the utilization of a machine called an injection molding machine along with a mold […]

Plastic Injection Molding: Technology for Today’s Need featured image
Saturday June 19, 2021

Mold or Molding is not a new concept. Origination is quite old. With the pace of age and civilization, so many innovations have been added to this concept and process. In simple terms, mold is a hollow container usually used to give a particular shape to a molten or hot liquid material. When the liquid […]

Everything you need to know about metal casting featured image
Monday June 14, 2021

Metal casting, a metalworking process involving liquid metal and a mold, has existed for thousands of years. Over its history, metal casting has been used to make everything from swords to wind turbines, and today it is one of the most valuable and versatile methods for making high-quality metal parts. This guide looks at the […]

Machining Teflon/PTFE: Tips, advantages & applications featured image
Tuesday May 18, 2021

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), most commonly known by the brand name Teflon, is a synthetic fluoropolymer thermoplastic that can be used for a range of applications, from non-stick frying pans to medical devices. Resistant to chemicals and stable even at high temperatures, Teflon is a popular material for many specific applications, despite its so-so mechanical properties. As is the case […]

Top 4 tips to Find Out the Best Company for Excellent CNC Machining Services in China featured image
Friday May 14, 2021

Do you have a business that needs to supply end products to the customers? Do you need exceptional CNC turned parts for your customers? You need to consider a reliable and highly experienced company to obtain a regular supply of the parts. A professional company can give you the best CNC machining services in China. […]

Top 5 Advantages of Custom CNC Machining Services You can Expect featured image
Friday May 14, 2021

In the manufacturing field, Custom CNC Machining services are one of the most important parts. It is the procedure of eliminating material with high-speed precision machines by using different cutting tools. It offers different techniques to produce products and you can choose the best method according to your next project’s need. The CNC custom machining […]

Hiring Precision CNC Machining in China- It Ensures a Great Deal featured image
Thursday May 13, 2021

In order to get the exact quantity and quality of products, you need a professional manufacturing company. An efficient manufacturing team ensures the smooth functioning of other businesses by utilizing various sorts of advanced techniques. When we talk about CNC Machining (Computer Numerical Control), it is also one of the most important parts of the […]

Ready to outsource CNC machining services to China? Read this first. featured image
Thursday April 22, 2021

With the promise of low costs and fast turnaround times, Chinese CNC machining services are a popular choice for companies looking to outsource their machining needs. In fact, carrying out CNC machining in China is a vital step for many product developers, since few other countries can match China for cost and efficiency. That being […]

The Effective Prototype Tooling Process Makes Easier to Market Your Products Quickly featured image
Friday April 16, 2021

Do you want to market your products quickly? You must consider rapid prototyping to achieve your goals. Among various rapid prototyping methods, Prototype Tooling is the best way to get the job done What is Prototype Tooling? Prototype Tooling is also known as Rapid tooling or soft tooling. According to a basic concept, it is […]