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Choosing The Right Injection Molding Resins For Your Part

Landing the perfect injection-molded part is never a walk in the park – often times, ensuring success starts right from material selection to process optimization. Even after a proper design and production, achieving high quality finish can be evasive. One of the most important factors in injection molding, is therefore, the selection of your resin. …

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How To Avoid Breaking Cutters (CNC Machining Services)

How to Avoid Breaking Cutters Broken cutters are one of the more frequent challenges of working with CNC machines at both beginner and advanced levels. Once a cutter tool becomes broken, it is rendered totally unusable. Because cutters are very instrumental in milling operations, the cost of replacement can be very high. If you experience …

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Why Sheet Metal Gauges Are Important for Sheet Metal Fabrications

Sheet metals refer to very thin and flexible metal sheets that can be processed into just about anything. They are relevant across an array of industries including automotive, aerospace, building and construction. Thinner sheet metals are commonly called foil or leaf, while their thicker counterparts may be called plates. While it is possible to physical …

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Some Key Benefits For Using Rapid Tooling for Product Development and Design

One prominent challenge that the product designer’s face isn’t having the ability to make their clients to know how the product may feel and look. The additive manufacturing or rapid tooling technology is gaining huge importance among engineering manufacturers and designers, since it offers the fast and the accurate way of realizing potential of any …

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Metal Fabrication for the Energy Industry

As environmental concerns for conventional energy sources continue to rise, renewable energy manufacturing is taking front row and playing a vital role in delivering clean energy for future use. Metal fabrication is one of the avenues for delivering infrastructure in the energy industry. As a metal fabrication company, Firstpart delivers a complete range of essential …

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Understanding Single-cavity, Multi-cavity, and Family Cavity Mold Concepts

The cost of making injection mold tooling is inarguably part of the biggest expense lines and fixed costs in mass plastic part production. So delicate is the injection mold tooling that a single error in its design will be reflected in all the copies of the part that will be made from the tool.  More …

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