Injection Molding & Injection Mold Making Tips

Problems that occur in short shots are usually due to mold issues which can include improper gate size, incorrect placement of venting and/or mold temperature.  Warping issues can be caused by incorrect mold temperature and gate location.  Sink issues can be caused by part thickness and/or incorrect rib size, in addition to injection speed.  Proper location of gates should be where they will impinge on a wall or pin.  Shrinkage issues are usually caused by length of cooling time, mold temperature, melt temperature, in addition to back pressure setting. These are just a few of the many injection molding problems that occur in injection mold building that Toth Mold/Die Inc. specializes in troubleshooting and solving.