Mold Fill Analysis: Gate Location and Resin Selection

By Kent Seeley on Sep 15, 2015 11:24:36 AM

The use of mold filling analysis is often a very valuable tool that can greatly benefit both plastic injection molders as well as part design

Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Injection Mold Tooling Material, Part 3: Aluminum

By Kent Seeley on Apr 8, 2015 12:21:00 PM

As the last post in our series, we explore when aluminum might be the right material for your next injection mold.

Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Injection Mold Tooling Material, Part 2: Hardened Steels

By Kent Seeley on Apr 8, 2015 8:52:00 AM

As we mentioned in our first post, choosing the proper material for your next injection mold can often be as critical as choosing the right plastic resin for your part.

Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Injection Mold Tooling Material, Part 1: Pre-hard Steel

By Kent Seeley on Apr 7, 2015 5:01:00 PM

Choosing the proper material for your next injection mold can often be as critical as choosing the right plastic resin for your part.  

Continue Reading

PTA Plastics at MD&M West

By Kent Seeley on Feb 4, 2015 9:09:00 AM

The annual MD&M West show is fast approaching, and here at PTA, we’re looking forward to another exciting year in Anaheim!

As America’s largest and premiere Medtech event, MD&M is always full of cutting-edge technologies, innovative products and high-profile thought leaders. Our favorite part of the show is getting to spend time with our customers and suppliers. We love the idea that we are able to come together with our colleagues, both old and new, to share and collaborate on a passion we all share. Here are some topics and events we’re looking forward to exploring during our time at the show:

Continue Reading

Top Plastic Injection Molding Trends for 2015

By Kent Seeley on Dec 19, 2014 10:13:07 AM

As injection molding continues to evolve, there are plastic injection trends that emerge to help improve the process – allowing the industry to remain at the forefront of manufacturing. Here are three trends (specifically in plastic parts and materials) that will play a major role in ensuring the injection molding industry remains competitive:

Continue Reading

Top 3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Plastic Injection Molding Company

By Kent Seeley on Dec 12, 2014 4:14:00 PM

According to a recent business census, there are approximately 5,600 plastic injection molding companies in the United States, making the process of choosing the right partner a daunting task that takes time and careful consideration.

Continue Reading

Why Choose a Full-Service Plastic Injection Molding Company with In-House Mold Making Capabilities?

By Kent Seeley on Dec 12, 2014 4:11:00 PM

If you’re looking to select a plastic injection molding company to handle your project from concept to completion, it’s generally recommended you select a company that provides full-service molding and mold making capabilities in-house. Here’s why:

Continue Reading

Lists by Topic

Posts by Topic

Recent Posts