What is plastic injection mold?
Plastic injection mold is the Tooling or Matrix that use for injection molding plastic product, most plastic parts around the life, is molding by plastic injection mold, such as keyboard, mouse, case of phone, garbage basket and traffic light etc.
Mold design is including DFM, Mold Flow Analysis, 2D Mold Layout and 3D Mold Drawing. It is part lay out, part line making, gate design, runner design, gating way, ejection method, cooling layout, etc.
Mold making is based on mold making and purchase mold base, steel and component by machined by CNC, EDM, Lathe, Gun Drill and Milling etc., make mold fitting and mold trial in the end. To see the idea into real by mass production.
Mold trial is the last processing to check if the work is making well. You will get the molded part to inspection specification. Make decision if itt is ok or NG after mold trial.
It is difficult to say, such as a house. The lowest is 2000 usd for prototype simple and small mold. Maybe 200 thousand for high precision multi-cavity mold.
Can I make a plastic injection mold by myself?
It is impossible for a man, except you have a complete company. It is a system project. It is easy to make prototype part by SLS, SLA, CNC machining or 3D printer. Let’s the professional guy do professional work. We are glad to make plastic injection mold for you.