Injection Molding

Today’s Micro Molding Challenges, Part 2: Tooling – The enabler

Today's Micro Molding Challenges, Part 2 pushes forward the discussion on best practices for micro molding. It is well known that micro mold and micromachining are key to the realization of micro molded components and micro automated assemblies. Both capabilities require tooling and fixtures manufactured to extreme precision and positional accuracy in order to [...]

Micro Giants: Micromolding for Medtech

Medical Product Outsourcing Sep 2018 article featuring Isometric Micro Molding, Inc. Micromolding for medtech is becoming serious business. The medical industry’s demands are continually challenging suppliers and manufacturers to stretch their technical competencies into areas where they may fear to tread. Doctors and surgeons urge instruments for less invasive procedures and quicker recovery times, [...]

Thin-Walled Micro Injection Molding For Devices

Isometric Micro Molding's micromachining of micro molds enables thin-walled micro injection molding in thermoplastic, silicone, and metal.  To mold micro thin-wall devices, polymer selection, ultra-precision tooling, and knowledge of CFD (computational fluid dynamics) is critical. For micro molded devices to be small, compliant, comfortable, and/or flexible, they may require very wall thicknesses as thin [...]

How to approach today’s micro moulding challenges Part 1: Tooling-the enabler

Challenges in micro molding have not changed much at all in the past 20–30 years. The solutions to these challenges, however, have changed significantly. The most challenging attribute for micro molding matches up with the highest risk mitigation factor—tooling. For this reason, the top 10 micro molders in the world have in-house tooling design [...]