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Design Considerations for Multi-Material Molding of Thermoplastic Elastomers

By Terri Marion
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Multi-material molding, a process whereby at least one melt processible material is bonded with at least one other material to produce a single, molded component, allows designers to optimize material properties and costs, eliminate assembly processes, and even invent ground-breaking products that could not be manufactured otherwise.

Multi-material molding, a process whereby at least one melt processible material is bonded with at least one other material to produce a single, molded component, allows designers to optimize material properties and costs, eliminate assembly processes, and even invent ground-breaking products that could not be manufactured otherwise.

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Micro Molding – It’s Not Just About the Size

By Sangita Viswanathan
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Micro molding is has been debated over last number of years, and while size certainly plays a part in defining what it is, other aspects like precision, complexity and details involved are more the drivers for micromolding techniques.

Micro molding is has been debated over last number of years, and while size certainly plays a part in defining what it is, other aspects like precision, complexity and details involved are more the drivers for micromolding techniques.

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Specification Requirements to Ensure Regulatory Compliance

By Julie Cameron
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There has been a sharp increase in regulatory oversight in the medical device industry. If your manufacturing requirements aren’t specific enough, your contract manufacturer might unknowingly make a problematic substitution. Which requirements are most important for your product? This week’s Ask the Engineer addresses material types, critical features and measurement methods.

There has been a sharp increase in regulatory oversight in the medical device industry. If your manufacturing requirements aren’t specific enough, your contract manufacturer might unknowingly make a problematic substitution. Which requirements are most important for your product? This week’s Ask the Engineer addresses material types, critical features and measurement methods.

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