Plastic Injection Molding

- Mar 02, 2018 -

Plastic injection molding is a popular and economical industrial process for manufacturing a wide range of plastic consumer products. These include valves, pulleys, gears, power tools, bottle caps, toys, automotive parts and components, computer components, keyboards, furniture and so on. These items are mass-produced using molding machines of various sizes and various specific requirements. Injection moulding is the most common modern method of manufacturing plastic parts; it is ideal for producing high volumes of the same object.

In the plastic molding process, plastic resins are used in pellet or granular form. Choice of plastic type depends on the kind of product being made, its requirements and the overall budget. Of the hundreds of available plastics, only a few are safe for consumer use. Some of the ones used in the plastic injection molding process include ABS, PE,PP, PET, PMMA, PC, PU,PVC and so on.