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:   […]

The Benefits of Dip Molded Medical Equipment

stethoscope tubing by Piper Plastics Corp.

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many hospitals have been running dangerously low on much-needed medical equipment. Not only is this extremely concerning for those who are suffering from the coronavirus, but it also brings up the question of how to avoid shortages like this in the future. There are many ways to manufacture […]

The Benefits of Using Dip Molding for Prototypes

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With any new product, a business will have to go through several designs and prototypes until they reach the final end-product. A prototype is the first proof on concept, and tweaking this initial design allows inventions to evolve into real, useful products. Since a number of these initial variations will never be sold or mass […]

How Dip Molding Works

Dip Molding Examples by Piper Plastics Corp.

Dip molding with plastisol is a thermal process that creates a molded part from a liquid form of PVC (Polyvinyl chloride). If that sounds confusing, you’re not the only one. Many people don’t understand exactly how dip molded parts are created. That’s why we’ve laid out each step that’s involved to help you better understand […]

The Advantages of Dip Molding

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From electrical appliances to medical equipment, dip molding is used for many things. Why? Because not only is it convenient, dip molding also has several advantages over other processes: It’s cost-effective Dip molding is simple and inexpensive. It has low tooling costs—a fraction of injection molding—and competitive production costs. When automated, dip molding is usually […]