Video: Cutting Lead Times with 3D Printed Molds

A look at 3D printed plastic injection molds that produce prototype parts in final materials for functional testing.


3D printing has made it possible to quickly create custom injection molds for low-volume production of parts in the final production plastic. This video tells the story--from part design and 3D printing to injection molding and final part testing--of how Whale, a manufacturer of electronic pump systems and gas/electric heating systems, is 3D printing its injection molds. 




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