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Production of plastics using injection molding.

What is the production of plastics with the method of casting in a mold?


It is a production process that has been around for almost a century since its first appearance. It is widely used to produce a huge range of products from simple household items to complex automotive parts. is perhaps the most economical method, with a large production capacity in a short period of time.

It all starts with raw materials of plastic (polymers) that have been melted in a cylinder (called a barrel) through resistors that heat it. Inside the furnace, there is also a screw that pushes the molten plastic with great pressure into the mold.

One of the key benefits of production using plastic injection molding machines is the ability to produce identical products in size, shape, and texture. The handling is done using computers which guarantees that the parameters remain the same throughout the production, offering an excellent quality product with great precision.

Another advantage of injection molding is its ability to produce complex, high-volume parts in a relatively short period of time. The process is highly automated and the machines used in injection molding are designed to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, making it possible to produce large quantities in a short period of time. This makes injection molding ideal for industrial use.

It is a cost-effective production method, as it allows the efficient use of raw materials and reduces the amount of waste (scrap) produced during the process. The process is highly automated, which reduces the need for manual labor and results in lower production costs.

In conclusion, plastic injection molding is a flexible, efficient, and cost-effective method of producing complex, high-volume parts. The process is widely used in a variety of industries and has proven to be an essential way for companies wishing to produce high-quality, consistent parts in a short period of time.

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Article by: Dimitris Kakalidis


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