Insight Podcast: Injection Moulding Q&A

Written by: Protolabs | Published: 08/21

In this on-demand episode we answer your questions on Injection Moulding with Marco Tonnarelli, an Application Engineer at Protolabs. See below for a list of questions answered in this session:

  • Do you offer 2K moulding solutions?
  • If the priority is external face and it has no draft, is there a solution for this?
  • With glass filled parts where the cosmetic element is vital, how do you recommend getting a good finish?
  • Weld lines, any advice? How do I avoid them?
  • Do you have design guides for self-mating parts? You can access the white paper referred to here.
  • What inspection services do you offer for Injection Moulded parts?
  • Can you give examples of the metal on methods you use and the drawbacks of each?
  • Do you have any special advice for the design of symmetrical parts, for example, for a part in an aircraft drone?
  • What tolerance can you typically hold?
  • Your tolerances are too large for my application, can you reduce them?
  • Why would I use an aluminium tool? Does it not break or wear more than steel?

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