Here are 7 fascinating facts about injection moulding! With thanks to the British Plastics Federation and MSI Pipe Protection Technologies.
- Plastic injection moulding is accurate to within .005″
- There is usually only 15 to 30 seconds between cycles
- Machining plastic can cost 25x more than injection moulding
- Modern plastic processing machinery (injection moulding) use between 20%-50% less energy compared to 10 years ago
- Plastic injection moulding is 100% flexible to your specifications
- Injection moulds can withstand extremely high pressure
- The process supports the design and manufacturing of a large array of complex components and small parts, from car parts to integral medical equipment