Performance Polymers

Injection Molding Troubleshooter

The demands on the quality of injection-molded components made from engineering thermoplastics have become ever more stringent in the past few years. This is due to the higher quality awareness among end consumers. In addition, technically sophisticated moldings are becoming more of a requirement in today’s projects.

This easy to use troubleshooting guide gives you initial advice for solving injection molding difficulties.
Please click on the name of your problem in the following list to view a detailed description including photograph and proposals for solution:

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BASF Performance Materials takes a proactive approach to processing. We want to get it right, right from the start. Our engineers perform mold fill analyses and draw on one of the industry's most extensive data banks, which correlates material and design data with actual molding and part performance results. In addition, our technical support engineers go on-site to ensure successful startup and processing. If someone has trouble with a part, we'll troubleshoot, performing root cause investigation and analytical testing, to arrive at a solution for them.

We support as follows:

  • Injection Molding
  • Two-Shot Injection Molding
  • Gas-Assist Injection Molding
  • Overmolding
  • Extrusion
  • Blow Molding
  • Rotomolding

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