Design Tips for Rapid Injection Molding

Proto Labs, Inc.

One of the many benefits of plastic resin is the ease with which it can be molded into complex shapes. This often allows a single part to replace two or more parts made of other materials. Among the complex features that can be molded into a plastic part are a variety of integrated snap connectors, which can also eliminate the need for still more parts, such as screws, or for secondary processes like adhesive bonding.