What is injection molding?
Injection molding is an efficient, effective way to produce refined products, especially those made of plastic. The process is quick, accurate, and saves valuable production time. In fact, using injection molding is a surefire way to produce a quality product according to precise specifications. While there are many molding processes, injection […]
What is injection molding?
A lot goes into injection molding, here we will take a look at exactly what is so important about injection molding and what the concepts are that are most important when it comes to this business.
Plastic Melt Temperatures
These melt temperatures are a combination of multiple factors and settings. The three areas of temperature that […]
Have you ever seen the movie The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman? Well, whether you have or haven’t, we’re going to tell you about our favorite part. There’s one specific scene in the beginning of the movie where Hoffman’s character, Ben receives some advice from another character, Mr. McGuire. Within this dialogue, McGuire says to […]
Plastic injection molding may seem like a complicated concept to the consumer, but it’s the most common manufacturing method because of its efficiency and ability to create a plethora of everyday items. The everyday items we use that are made by injection molding range from complex and intricate components to larger more simple objects.
If you walk into a manufacturing plant that specializes in plastic injection molding, you’ll never hear one of the workers say “if it can go wrong, it will” because with injection molding, there’s really nothing that could go wrong. It’s one of the most popular and financially beneficial ways to mass produce products, whether they’re parts for airplanes, appliances, or just toys, injection molding equipment is the way to go. Continue reading “How Plastic Injection Molding Works” »
It can seem like a boring topic once the name is said, but a lot of the products you commonly use were actually made by advanced injection molding systems. Thermoplastics have actually been extremely popular within the manufacturing industry since the 1940’s when the wars were going on and there was a high demand to mass produce products. Some of the first industries to enlist with the help of injection molding systems included: Continue reading “What Everyday Essential Items are Made With Injection Molding Systems?” »
Although 3D printing is a really cool, new, and innovative concept, does it provide the same production value as injection molding systems? Although injection molding systems are better for mass productions, are the systems not innovative enough? When you look into comparing injection molding systems to the relatively new 3D printing methods, it’s somewhat […]
Injection molding is essentially the process of taking an injectable material such as plastic or metal that can be appropriately melted down, and then injecting it into a mold cavity with the final result being a finished product. When you look at an injection molding machine, there are three main components, and those are: Continue reading “Understanding the Plastic Injection Molding Process | Training” »
Written by Felicia Franklin
Don Nemens has been with Hi-Craft for 20 years. Thru Hi-Craft’s financial support for his post-secondary education, Don has finished training at both ITT Technical Institute and Macomb Community College. He has been dedicated to Hi-Craft’s success ever since. “I treat Hi-Craft like it’s my own,” says Don.
Mr. Nemens is now […]
Last year, Hi-Craft Engineering supplied over 20 million injection molded parts to our world-wide customer base. Hi-Craft is proud of our corporate-wide commitment to quality and continuous improvement. The production and quality teams share a common passion for molding the highest quality parts in the industry.
Read more below about Don Nemens, one of our key […]