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Are there any other questions that i can answer for anybody.

You can contact me directly at tony.holtz@protolabs.com or visit our website at protolabs.com

Thank you!

Blogger

I know general rule is to maintain same thickness through part, but can you comment on tricks or techniques to deal with varying thickness within a mold, or what % thickness difference can a part handle without causing issues?

I recommend a 50-60% wall thickness of adjacent walls for a good designed injection molded part.

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Best place to buy molds in the world?

 

Depends on if you are interested in purchasing a mold or to purchase parts.  It is difficult to say who is the best, a lot has to be considered if you are looking for low/high volume of parts.  How does speed determine you schedule.

If you are looking for real parts fast that are functional, and in the materials you plan on using for production...Then Proto Labs is a great place to look at for getting your parts.

Blogger

What are the 2-3 basic rules to designing a plastic part?

Uniform Wall Thickness

Appropriate Draft

Material Selection

Blogger

Sorry for the tecnical difficulty.  Thank you for listening in to the interview.

Blogger

Thanks everyone for staying with us through the thechinical dificulty..

Iron

I know general rule is to maintain same thickness through part, but can you comment on tricks or techniques to deal with varying thickness within a mold, or what % thickness difference can a part handle without causing issues?

Iron

We have had some techinical difficulties we are trying to get our speakers back.

 

Iron

Best place to buy molds in the world?

Iron

Thanks for joining us today! Please feel free to post your questions at anytime during the show..

Iron

What are the 2-3 basic rules to designing a plastic part?

Iron


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