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The Subtleties of Draft Angles and Injection Molding

The Subtleties of Draft Angles and Injection Molding

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Plastic Part Decoration

Plastic Part Decoration

lastic parts like those used in almost every consumer product are often left bare—they pop out of the injection mold and are assembled into their final product. This is the most cost-effective means of producing injection-molded parts but restricts them to the color of the bulk material and textures of the mold itself.

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Finishing An Injection Molded Part

Finishing An Injection Molded Part

If you look at any of the plastic parts immediately around you, chances are that most of them have been injection molded. Of course, if you’re at a Boulder climbing gym, most of the plastic there is a little different—it’s poured. In any case, you’ll notice that not only do many plastic parts look very different, but they feel very different too. The surfaces and textures on plastic parts may span a large range of common options in the injection molding industry.

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Generating Innovation and Creativity

Generating Innovation and Creativity

At the Studio, the toughest problems we face are not only making products work but making them work well and look good! A common problem we see customers struggling with is deciding on their product’s aesthetics even if we provide several options.

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Designing For Use

Designing For Use

Is the design complete?

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Design and the Environment

Design and the Environment

As a product design firm, we strive to make the best and longest-lasting products possible. We aim to make successful products that fulfill the customer’s needs and requirements while maintaining some element of beauty. This, as expected, requires an extensive amount of planning, research, prototyping, foresight, and knowledge of the consumer base.

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Injection Molding: A Quick Primer

Injection Molding: A Quick Primer

If you’re reading this, I can guarantee you are either holding, using, and/or wearing something that has been injection-molded. Injection molding is the most prevalent manufacturing technique for most products manufactured at high volumes and includes everything from the very tiny, like the power button on your phone, to the very large, like the plastic storage bins in your closet or under your bed.

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