When you’re designing for injection molding, the shape of your parts can greatly affect the way your mold is designed. Click to see how to plan for hollow and C-shaped objects.
When designing for injection molding, it’s the little details that can mess up the design. Even simple elements like sharp corners and text or images can cause problems.
Having a beautiful 3D printed prototype or computer design doesn’t mean it will come out of injection molding perfectly formed. One common mistake that people make is by having size variations that are too drastic for the injection process to handle.
But don’t give up hope! There are several ways you can fix your product if you’ve already designed it with some major size differences.