Why choose injection moulding?
Plastic injection moulding is the ideal technique for the manufacture of mass-produced parts. It is an attractive solution for production runs of a few thousand units and over. Its value is both economical and technical. Economically, compared to other techniques it is very advantageous from a certain threshold. This is thanks to inexpensive raw material, a very fast production rate and a very light end product. Technically, plastic injection provides a clean finish, a very smooth surface and lasting solidity over time.
But how does plastic injection work? The process is quite simple. The plastic material, in granulated form, is heated to a high temperature (200°C to 250°C). The softened material is then injected under high pressure into a closed mould for an intact finish and perfect distribution. The part is then cooled to solidify and ejected into a recovery tray or collected by a robot handler. This loop continues until the process is complete.