Plastic Molding Techniques
MOS chooses molding techniques to optimize your product’s performance, aesthetics, and manufacturability.
Injection molding brings a variety of manufacturing advantages:
- High-volume production
- Repeatable high tolerances
- Appropriate for a broad range of materials
- Parts need little finishing work after molding
MOS high-precision capabilities include:
- Molding tolerances to 0.001 inch
- Part sizes from 3# down to micro-molding size
Insert molding improves part consistency and reduces per-part cost by combining molding and assembly into a single operation.
Over Molding: an MOS Specialty
Over molding—molding one material over another—is a process used to reduce assembly costs, produce a multi-color part, create a part with more than one tactile sense, or to add strength, durability, or shock absorption.
Although this is a complex process to master, it has become an MOS specialty. The MOS team is particularly skilled at difficult combinations of materials, such as molding TPE over a hard substrate.