Making tools for plastic injection
Making tools for plastic injection
Making tools for plastic injection

Making tools for plastic injection

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Plastic injection molding is one of the most common methods for mass production of plastic products. In this process, the production of high-quality tools is crucial for ensuring accuracy, quality, and efficiency. At DAPZ company, we are specialize in making tools for plastic injection and we understand their importance in the plastic manufacturing process.

The first step when making tools for plastic injection is the design phase. Tool designers collaborate with the plastic product manufacturer to obtain detailed specifications and requirements. Based on this information, a tool design is created, determining the shape, dimensions, and other details of the tool. Material selection for the process of making tools for plastic injection is also an important consideration, with durability and wear resistance being key factors.

After the design phase, making tools for plastic injection begins. This typically involves several steps, including rough shaping, final shaping, and tool finishing. The process starts with the creation of the rough mold shape, often achieved through machining processes such as milling or turning. Subsequently, final shaping takes place, where the mold is further refined and processed to achieve precise dimensions and surface quality. Final finishing may include additional procedures like electro-erosion, grinding, and polishing to achieve the desired accuracy and surface smoothness.

Following the fabrication process, the tool undergoes testing. It is tested on an injection molding machine using the appropriate plastic material. The testing phase involves verifying whether the mold correctly shapes the plastic material into the desired form and dimensions, and whether it provides the necessary precision. Testing can be repeated and adjusted until the desired quality and functionality of the product are achieved.

Once the mold has been tested and approved, it is used for regular production. During production, wear, damages, or the need for adjustments may arise. Therefore, regular maintenance of the mold is crucial. Repairs and maintenance work are carried out to ensure that the mold operates optimally, guaranteeing consistent quality and production efficiency.

Making tools for plastic injection at DAPZ emphasizes precision and professionalism. High-quality molds ensure accuracy and quality in the produced plastic products. Precise mold design and dimensions enable the accurate shaping of the plastic material, contributing to consistent quality of the final products. Furthermore, well-crafted molds facilitate smooth and efficient production. Properly designed and manufactured molds allow for fast filling, injection, and release of the plastic material, increasing production productivity and reducing time delays. Additionally, quality mold fabrication and maintenance ensure a long mold lifespan, reducing the costs associated with mold replacement and maximizing return on investment.

Plastic injection molds can be adapted to various plastic materials, shapes, and sizes, enabling the production of different types of products to meet market needs.

In conclusion, the production of plastic injection molds is crucial for ensuring accuracy, quality, and efficiency in plastic manufacturing. Careful planning, fabrication, testing, repairs, and maintenance are essential for achieving high precision and quality in plastic products. Quality molds enable efficient production, long mold lifespan, and adaptability, all of which are key factors for successful and competitive plastic manufacturing. At DAPZ, we have a ROFIN laser welding machine that allows for welding small workpieces (plates, inserts) as well as larger plates using telescopic adjustable axes. If you are interested in plastic injection molds, DAPZ is just a call away. Do not hesitate to contact us or visit us today.


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DAPZ d.o.o.
Veliki Otok 44C
6230 Postojna
Call: 00386 5 720 24 80
Fax: 00386 5 720 24 81

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