Nylon Space Heater Blower

plastic injection molding heating industry

¬†R&D Plastics¬†offers custom plastic injection molding services including engineering and design assistance for parts and tooling. This custom nylon blower is designed to help circulate warm air in a space heater. Flatness, rotational balance, and dimensional tolerances are essential for proper performance. Our engineering staff developed a custom sprue, runner, and gating system with six slides that move at precise …

Disk Drive Housing

plastic injection molding drive housing

R&D Plastics provides contract plastic injection molding of complex components for a variety of industries. This PC/ABS housing is designed to enclose disk drives for the computer industry. The housing measures 7″ x 5″ x 2″ and was molded on our 190 ton Toshiba machine. This project presented a unique challenge in both tooling design and molding. We produced this …

Double-Lead Helix in Reinforced Nylon

plastic injection molding reinforced nylon

R&D Plastics provides precision injection molding of plastic components with complex geometries. For this project, we produced these double-lead helix components used for adjusting compression bands for our customer in the medical industry. We co-engineered the design of the tooling for the helix to account for the unique geometry of the piece and ensure that quality parts would be produced.The …

Spinning Rotor

At R&D Plastics, we not only provide custom injection molding services, but we also offer in-depth consulting to customers regarding the design and manufacturability of their components. This spinning rotor was manufactured for the waste management industry. Our customer brought their design to us and although the design was very functional for its purpose, we were able to assist the …

Decoration and Assembly of Filter Unit

R&D Plastics provides full service to minimize part cost and response time in producing finished units rather than just “shoot & ship” molded parts only. With experience in a broad range of post-molding processes, parts can be molded and processed as part of a continuous manufacturing stream, and all within our facility. This PC/ABS unit features molded-in color, 4 U/S …

Overmolding and Sonic Welding

R&D Plastics produces custom overmolded plastic components, providing customers with economically priced parts that maintain an attractive cosmetic appearance and provide exceptional performance. This 5″ long, 0.75″ thick fillet knife handle was manufactured for our customer in the recreational products industry. The handle is made of a glass reinforced polypropylene core substrate with a Santoprene overmolded exterior.We worked with our …