DESIGN FOR INJECTION MOULDING

Why use expensive external design services? Design for plastic injection moulding requires a certain approach and working with Rutland Plastics saves time and money and results in suitable plastic moulding designs from the outset.

Sharing expertise with our customers, together we optimise the choice of plastic material, physical shape, ease of production, cost and performance. Rutland Plastics works in partnership from initial concept, through the injection moulding design stage using 3D CAD, to the making of the injection mould tool.

WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP

We believe in working in partnership with you, acting as an extension of your own technical department. Working together we can find the best injection moulding solution.

FREE ADVICE

In addition to the wealth of information freely available on our website, you can call us at anytime for help with your project.

DELIVERY ON PROMISE

We listen to what you want and work with you to achieve the results you need. Most of all it means delivering on our promise to you – every time.

DESIGN FOR PLASTICS

There are many things to consider when designing for injection moulding. That’s why our experts are here to help.  Rutland Plastics uses VISI Flow software to fine tune new mould designs therefore ensuring cost effective and reliable designs from the outset.

PROTOTYPING

Prototypes can also be arranged. Rutland Plastics has its own 3D printer capable of producing rapid plastic prototypes which will closely resemble the final injection moulded parts enabling you to fully test the part prior to investing in tooling.

Design Guidelines

Designing for plastic injection moulding requires special consideration.  We have a series of articles covering designing for Injection Moulding. To read more about our design guidelines please click here.

EXPERTISE

With more than 60 years experience in the injection moulding of plastic components we can provide advice and quotes on anything from a simple sketch to a 3D computer model.

Next Step – Talk to the Experts!

We can provide advice and quotes on anything from a simple sketch to a 3D computer model. Most drawing formats can be handled although we find STEP, Parasolid and DXF translate most successfully.