Scheduling Production for Injection Molding

Scheduling Production for Injection Molding

Since I have been in the injection molding trade, scheduling production runs has changed drastically over the years. When I first started in the injection molding trade, scheduling production runs were very predictable. Companies would forecast what their expected...
Injection Molding a Five Inch Long Tube

Injection Molding a Five Inch Long Tube

One of our customers approached Toth Mold/Die Inc. with a request to produce a 5 in. long tube with a .375 in. o.d. x .265 in. i.d. using the injection molding process. The reason for injection molding this part and not extruding it was because the length of the part...
The Injection Molding Cycle

The Injection Molding Cycle

The injection molding cycle sequence is typical for almost every injection molded part.   There are a few exceptions, but for the most part, the injection molding cycle is the same. Before the mold is put into the molding machine, some materials that are...