This page contains links to technical information on our site as well as external links for material databases.

It also includes links to other suppliers specializing in innovative inexpensive tooling techniques.

ON OUR WEBSITE:

Materials:

Material Selection for Plastics and Rubber (.pdf)

Things to think about, some perhaps surprising, when choosing a material. Includes checklist.

Thermoplastic versus Thermoset
What the terms mean.

Rubber part design:

RMA Molded Rubber Tolerance Chart (.pdf)
INDIANA Rubber & Plastics Company, Inc.
EXTERNAL LINKS:
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Plastics design:

GE Plastics Injection Molding Design Guidelines

Engineering:


DME collapsible core
Animation demonstrating an automated mold component that forms threads or an undercut in a cap shape.

Eng-tips Forum
A forum with a wide range of engineering-related topics

How It's Made: Plastic Injection Molds
From the popular "How It's Made" series on the Discovery Channel

Materials databases:

UL Prospector
Matweb

RESOURCES
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Phone: (317) 984-9158
Fax: (317) 984-5259
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1442 Blaine Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46221
Custom molded plastics.
Custom molded rubber.
Molding alternatives.
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