injection molding


Definition of injection molding

: a method of forming articles (as of plastic) by heating the molding material until it can flow and injecting it into a mold

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injection-molded adjective

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The platform offers injection molding capabilities for parts that often house consumer electronics or medical devices, Mr. Altschuler said, areas the company could also push into. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "Xometry Raises $50 Million for On-Demand Parts Marketplace," 13 May 2019 Its annual revenue has doubled over the past year, to around $40 million, and the company now offers injection molding capabilities as well as sheet metal fabrication, urethane casting and computer numerical controlled machining. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "Custom-Parts Marketplace Xometry Raises $25 Million in New Funding," 10 July 2018 At the age of 50, Fred and his son Jeff founded New England Mold, an injection mold manufacturing company with two locations in Sterling, MA and Cromwell, CT., "Fred W. Barhoff III," 13 May 2018 Taylor plans to name Nathan Estruth, chief executive officer of iMFLUX, an injection molding company, according to a source close to the campaign. Seth A. Richardson,, "Mary Taylor to pick Hamilton executive as running mate," 9 Jan. 2018 The expansion, which opened last week, will house 40 additional injection molding machines to increase production capacity and will result in more than 40 new jobs, the company said in a news release. Robert Rhoden,, "Intralox expands in Hammond, creating 40 new jobs," 24 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of injection molding

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of injection molding was in 1932

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