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From Prototype to Production with Injection Molding

2021-08-06T14:27:33-04:00May 17, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Taking an idea from prototype to production requires planning, documentation, and communication. Injection molding, like other manufacturing processes, requires specific types of information. If you don’t know what’s required, you won’t be able to provide what an injection molder needs. Even then, your manufacturing journey doesn’t end there. There are go/no-go decisions to make [...]

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Silicones vs. TPEs for Wearable Technology

2021-08-06T13:49:09-04:00April 30, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Wearable technology requires clean, safe materials for direct or indirect contact with the human body. Fitness trackers that wrap around the wrist, heart monitors that strap across the chest, and smart clothing or jewelry all need biocompatible materials that won’t irritate the skin, stain clothing, or expose the wearer to toxins. Wearable technology that [...]

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Silicones vs. TPEs for Infant Care Products

2021-08-06T13:36:15-04:00April 15, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Designers of infant care products need safe, clean materials with the right performance properties and processing capabilities. Silicones, a group of synthetic elastomers, are used in baby care products such as pacifiers, baby bottle nipples , feeding sets, sippy tops, seals, and bottle liners. Silicones that meet FDA and USP Class VI requirements for [...]

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What Is First Article Approval?

2021-08-06T13:31:51-04:00February 13, 2019|Tags: , , |

When you’re working with a silicone injection molding manufacturer, their processes can sometimes seem complex and meandering. Because silicone manufacturing is a precision process, the stages involved in creating your silicone product are not accidental. Each step is essential for the production of quality silicone parts. One of the steps in production we often [...]

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Launching a New Silicone Product in 2019

2021-08-06T13:17:07-04:00January 25, 2019|Tags: , , , |

With the New Year it's an ideal time to expand or diversify your product offerings and to consider your silicone manufacturing options. You may be looking to offer silicone products to be used in medical settings, in the home, or for a variety of business needs across industries (such as infant care or pet products). No matter [...]

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Why Most Silicone Manufacturers Need CAD Files

2022-04-22T16:52:45-04:00November 21, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you’re ready to take the next steps and turn your prototype into a real product it can sometimes feel like a sticking point when manufacturers require CAD drawing files before they begin a consultation or start product development with you. We get asked about the CAD file requirement quite frequently, as it is [...]

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Making Your Promotional Injection Molded Products Stand Out

2021-08-04T18:29:39-04:00May 31, 2018|Tags: , , |

As a large volume manufacturer of promotional silicone items, we see a lot of new products and designs every year that are used to entice people into becoming loyal customers with the companies we work with.  When it comes to creating promotional items it’s fairly easy to understand the basics – you’ll need something [...]

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Making Sure Your Infant Product is Safe for Children

2022-04-22T19:00:40-04:00May 25, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

When it comes to manufacturing products intended for use by infants there are a lot of considerations to take into account. Naturally, you’re going to want to make sure the final product is safe for chewing- on since this is how infants and tots discover the world – but what else should you [...]

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Factors to Consider When Upscaling Production to Large Volumes

2021-08-04T18:30:24-04:00May 4, 2018|Tags: , , |

Taking the next step towards high-volume production might seem like a challenging process but the larger your order when it comes to injection molding the more cost-effective your project can be. Find the right manufacturer and with high-volume orders you could experience best of that custom injection molding projects have to offer, as [...]