Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Event Type: Live Webinar
Duration: 1 Hour
As with any manufacturing process, injection molding comes with its own set of design guidelines. Understanding these best practices will help you design molded parts that are both structurally sound and cosmetically appealing. In this webinar, we’ll discuss what leads to cosmetic defects in plastic injection-molded parts, and provide tips that will help you create high-quality products.
The presentation will discuss:
- How to design parts to eliminate or minimize cosmetic defects like sink, warp, flash, and more
- Draft and texturing options
- Designing around ejector pin layouts and gating locations
Michael Adams, Sr. Applications Engineer, Protolabs
Mike Adams has been an applications engineer at Protolabs since 2016. He specializes in CNC machining and injection molding, including insert molding and overmolding. Adams has designed plastic parts and molds for nearly 30 years with experience including rotational molding, blowmolding, thermoforming, extrusion, and long-fiber composite pultrusion. He also has expertise in additive manufacturing and with various materials like high-performance thermoplastics and sheet metal.