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Some Women Buy Jewelry…We buy Injection Molding Machines!

2021-08-04T18:15:22-04:00February 1, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Some Women Buy Jewelry...We buy Injection Molding Machines! Eddie Mack - Engineering Manager /  Joanne Duncan - Co-Owner When my Business Partner, Lynn Momrow-Zielinski and I started Extreme Molding in 2002, it never occurred to us that we would be singled out as a “women owned business”, we just loved Engineering and Manufacturing, long [...]

  • Silicone Prototype- Compression Molding

Prototyping with Silicone

2021-08-06T17:55:57-04:00December 2, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

“So, I have this silicone product idea and I am not sure if it’s exactly the way I want it. What’s the best approach?” You are not alone. Most customers are uncomfortable moving ahead with hard production tooling without prototype parts that verify their design will perform as intended and be accepted in the [...]

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How much will my mold cost?

2022-02-03T18:21:26-05:00August 24, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

"How much is my mold going to cost?" This must be the most asked question in the LSR & Plastics molding industry. As a sales representative, it is my job to help guide you in the most efficient and cost effective way of getting your product to market. It all starts with a [...]

  • Undercut machine for injection molding

Undercut Part Design for Injection Molding

2021-08-06T15:40:15-04:00August 30, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Undercuts are part features that can complicate the ejection of injection molded parts. Examples of these protrusions and indentations include locking tabs, slots for switches, and screw threads. When a straight-pull mold is released, undercuts can interfere with the separation of the core and cavity. An injection molder can use additional tooling to facilitate [...]

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Design for Manufacturing in Injection Molding

2021-08-06T15:10:47-04:00August 13, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Design for manufacturing (DFM) in injection molding is about optimizing the design of a molded part so that it’s easy to make, cost-effective to produce, and meets your application requirements. DFM encompasses material selection, mold design, and process optimization but also accounts for quality, reliability, safety, time-to-market, compliance, and assembly. Known also as design [...]