Injection Molding Services

Injection molding is a highly versatile and efficient manufacturing technology with high production rates.

By injecting molten material into a mold cavity, this process enables the creation of complex shapes and intricate details with remarkable precision. Additional benefits include consistent quality, design flexibility, and cost-effectiveness.

How Injection Molding Works

First, a mold is prepared, usually made of steel or aluminum, to form the desired part shape. The mold consists of two halves – the cavity and the core – precisely machined to create the desired geometry.

Next, plastic pellets, typically made of thermoplastic materials, are melted and injected into the mold under high pressure. The molten plastic fills the cavity, taking the shape of the mold.

After cooling and solidification, the mold opens, and the finished part is removed for finishing.

Injection Molding Use Cases

Various industries use injection molding extensively, as the technology offers a high-quality, cost-effective manufacturing solution.

This technology produces components such as dashboards, interior trim, and exterior body parts in the automotive industry. In consumer electronics, injection molding manufactures smartphones, electronic housings, and more. Other sectors, such as aerospace, packaging, and consumer goods, also leverage this technology to create custom parts and consumer products.

Injection Molding by the Numbers

Max Build Size
Up to several meters in the longest dimension

Lead Times

Starting at 21 days
Minimum Wall Thickness
max 0.05 mm (strongly dependent on material and boundary conditions)
Dimensional Accuracy

+/- 0.1 % (minimum 0.1 mm)

Working with MakerVerse and leveraging their extensive eco-system to support on demand parts requirements has allowed us to be more responsive and agile.

Quan Lac

Vice President of Additive Manufacturing at Siemens Energy

Source Industrial-Grade Injection Molded Parts

MakerVerse gives you the flexibility to source parts however you need. Get instant quotes and quickly order parts with on-demand manufacturing. Our team of experts will work with you for large or complex orders to develop, align, and supervise a manufacturing quality plan from start to finish.

On-Demand Manufacturing

  • Instant quoting and DFM checks
  • Short lead times
  • Fast and intuitive order placement

Production Orders

  • Expert support from end-to-end
  • Comprehensive manufacturing and quality plan
  • Guaranteed quality meeting advanced specifications

Popular Injection Molding Finishes

Painted

Painting offers a wide range of color options. Furthermore, different painting techniques and high-quality coatings can achieve various effects, such as glossy, matte, metallic, or textured finishes.

Polishing

This process involves gradually smoothing the surface using abrasive materials or compounds, resulting in a glossy finish that highlights the fine details of the printed object.

Surface texturing

Surface texturing techniques create specific patterns or textures on the surface of injection-molded parts, enhancing their functionality, aesthetics, or grip.

Pad printing

Pad printing applies detailed designs, logos, or markings on the surface of injection-molded parts. This process is done by transferring ink onto the part using a specially designed printing pad.

Popular Injection Molding materials

Injection molding offers a wide range of epoxyresins designed to be equivalents to the thermoplastic materials used in other manufacturing technologies. Some of the most popular options include:

Looking for any specific materials?

We are constantly expanding and you can request specific materials going beyond our current standardized offering. Simply select “Other Material” in the order process and provide us your desired specifications in the comment section. You can reach out to us with your specific material requests at any time under customersupport@makerverse.ai

Resources: Manufacturing with Polymers

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