Plastic Universal Y-Connectors: What Do They Do and How Are They Made?

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There are so many tools, parts, and devices that we rely on in life that we rarely think about. But each of these things had to be patented and then manufactured for your use. One such example is a plastic universal Y-connector. Today we’re going to shed some light on their functionalities and the intriguing […]

How Dip Molding Creates Better Medical Devices

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It’s indisputable that dip molding has played a pivotal role in creating better medical devices of all kinds. From stethoscope tubing to nasal cannulas and much more, dip molding has revolutionized the medical industry with its versatile and precise manufacturing process. Here’s some more information on how dip molding has changed the world of health […]

What Dip Molded Nasal Cannulas Provide for Patients

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Millions of Americans live with some sort of respiratory illness, and many of those people are often in need of respiratory support some or all of the time. One such tool that is used to aid these respiratory patients is the dip molded nasal cannula. This is a medical device used to deliver supplemental oxygen […]

Exploring the Versatility of Dip Molding in Creating Custom Plastic Products

Dip Molding Examples by Piper Plastics Corp.

When it comes to dip molding, it’s hard not to get excited about the endless possibilities it offers in creating custom plastic products. So, let’s dive right into the creative potential of this versatile technique: What is Dip Molding? As the name would indicate, dip molding involves dipping a mold into a liquid plastic, usually […]

Fun Facts About Dip Molding and Coating

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Dip molding and dip coating are almost identical processes which both create new plastic products and enhance existing ones. Although you may not realize it, you likely use products made via these processes quite often. In fact, there’s a lot you might not know about these two processes. So, here are some fun facts about […]

Common Items Made Using Dip Molding

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While you may have never heard of the dip molding technique, you’ve almost certainly used a product that was made via this process, perhaps as recently as today. Dip molding is a process where a mandrel is dipped into a liquid polymer to create a plastic product with a specific design. This process tends to […]

3 Tools Needed for the Dip Molding Process

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While most people are aware of the durable and dependable products that are made from dip molding, many are unaware of the advanced machinery that is used to create the uniform moldings each time.   From the ovens the mandrels are heated in, to the controlled dipping axis or the dip tank itself, there are […]

What is the Process for Creating Dip Molded Parts?

What is the Process for Creating Dip Molded Parts?

Do you have an idea for a plastic part that you would like to create for your company? One of the simplest ways to bring that idea to life is through dip molding. This process can be used to create everything from medical connectors to spring reinforced tubes out of materials like plastisol. Here’s how: […]

The Different Industries That Can Use Dip Molding

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One of the benefits of dip molding is that is can be used for a wide variety of applications in a wide variety of industries. Whether it’s for the military or for a medical office, dip molding can manufacture parts quickly, easily, and at a cheaper cost than other forms of production.   Here are […]

The Different Problems that Dip Coating and Dip Molding Can Solve

What is the Process for Creating Dip Molded Parts?

There are lots of different processes that companies can use when producing plastic and rubber parts, but two of the best ones available are dip molding and dip coating. From customization to cost-effectiveness, see how dip molding and dip coating can solve some of the problems your company deals with on a daily basis:   […]