Dip Moulding

Dip moulding 

Plastic production using dip moulding is a process used to shape plastic products and where metals products are coated with plastic materials.

Why use dip moulding

Dip moulding protects the metal from scratches and markings.

How is dip moulding done?

Firstyl plastic granules are heated to a spcific temperature

Moulds are then heated, and the heated mould is then dipped into the warm plastic mixture. 

Thickness control of the plastic dip is according to:

 Advantages of plastic dip moulding

Dip moulding has a lower investment cost, and can vary the thickness without needing to change the moulding.

There is also lower cost of plastic product production.

Disadvantages of plastic dip moulding

Controlling thickness can be difficult, and it is a relatively slower process compared to injection moulding.


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