Even experienced molders can be unclear about the technical language used to describe surface textures on molded parts, how they’re created by toolmakers and how to measure them correctly in a production environment.
As we get ready to celebrate Earth Day, Gordon Styles, founder and President of Star Rapid, shares thoughts on why manufacturers bear a responsibility to continuously improve services and efforts that benefit communities.
There are thousands of plastics on the market that can be used for rapid prototyping or low-volume manufacturing—choosing the right one for a given project can be overwhelming. These guidelines can help you during the material selection process.
There are many steps a manufacturer can take to minimize delays and speed up the production of a finished tool, but the product designer also has a role to play. Here are four ways they can can work together to make rapid-turnaround injection mold tools.
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