Plastic Injection Molding

By Dan Chen, September 1, 2015

 

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The little machine to the left is a hot oil pump, it pips in hot oil and goes into the runner of the tooling to heat the mold evenly.

 

 

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The is ABS raw material, the black dots and pigments that gives the plastic the color.

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This is the side buttons for our watch, is it positive mold, which forms negative mold on the tooling.

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I think this thing weights about 100lbs

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The S shape is the runner, where the oil would travel and heat the block evenly.

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