Category Archives: Sports

Innovation Eases Overmolding of Decorated Gun Stocks

Good news for recreational hunters: A new molding technology makes it substantially easier to mold soft grips on decorated hard-plastic stocks. Jim Ryan, president of Polymer Injection Molding [..]

Comolding, Design, Elastomers, Insert Molding, North America, Sports

Controlled Foaming Creates Best of Two Worlds

In what seems like a pretty straightforward process, two German organizations are promoting a concept they call “pull and foam” in which foaming is controlled by withdrawing a [..]

Automotive, Blowing Agents, Construction, Consumer Goods, Design, Electronics, Europe, Gas-Assist Injection Molding, Industrial, Injection Molding, Office Products, Sports

Glock Pistol Made Of Insert-Molded Polyamide

One of the more interesting injection molded products is the Glock pistol. It was the first industrially manufactured pistol made primarily from polyamide plastic. And its light weight [..]

Defense, Design, Europe, Injection Molding, Insert Molding, North America, Polyamides, Reinforcing Material, Sports , ,

TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 6

NO. 6: Two exhibitors at K 2010 showed important advances in electrically conductive plastics. The Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) at RWTH Aachen University showcased a single-step process [..]

Automotive, Conductive Material, Consumer Goods, Europe, Indexing, Injection Molding, Polyamides, Sports , , ,