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A Deep Dive into the Extreme Molding Manufacturing Process

2021-10-21T13:30:46-04:00October 19, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

At Extreme Molding we often get asked the question, “What makes you the number one silicone injection molder of consumer products in the USA?” The answer we give them is simple. We are unlike any other silicone products manufacturer. Our personal approach, full-service model, and proprietary manufacturing process are designed to ease the [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Chinese vs. USA Molding: The Pro’s and the Con’s

2021-08-06T15:58:38-04:00February 23, 2020|Tags: , , , |

In today's aggressive business climate, entrepreneurs and large businesses alike must make one of the more important decisions - to manufacture their products in the United States or in China? At Extreme Molding, we compete against Chinese manufacturing quotes daily and know the comparison firsthand. There are significant differences in the way molding business [...]

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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 [...]

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Silicone Overmolding Secrets

2021-08-06T15:02:31-04:00July 31, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Silicone overmolding is an injection molding process that molds silicone over, under, or through a substrate material to complete the final part. By allowing product designers to combine the best of two materials, this manufacturing process supports variations in durometer and rigidity. For example, a soft silicone rubber can be molded over a handle [...]

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Medical Injection Molding with FDA and USP Class VI Silicones

2021-08-06T14:56:43-04:00July 24, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Medical injection molding produces quality components with reliable part-to-part consistency across high volumes. Although injection molded plastics are used in some healthcare applications, injected molded silicones are used in many medical products. Examples include medical tubes and valves, the external jacketing on medical cables, surgical tools, patient monitoring systems, and wearables. Not all silicones are [...]

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The Advantages of Having a Silicone Manufacturer On-Hand When You Need Them

2021-08-06T12:57:24-04:00November 7, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

When it comes to creating large volumes of a new silicone or plastic product it can be a stressful time for anyone. Getting from ideation to product release can see challenges, deadlines, and unexpected obstacles crop up that can feel overwhelming if you try to go it alone. Often, what sees a product through [...]

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Three Signs You Have the Best Silicone Injection Molding Manufacturer

2021-08-04T19:27:50-04:00September 10, 2018|Tags: , , |

When it comes to finding the right manufacturer, there’s nothing more important than the relationship you establish with your silicone injection molding manufacturer. A good relationship with your manufacturer can be the making or breaking of your silicone product but what can you do to make sure you’re on the same page as [...]