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 […]

What is Plastisol?

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If you have heard the term plastisol and wondered, “What is that?” you are not alone. Many people don’t know what plastisol is, even though this material is one we come in contact with on a regular basis. The Origins of Plastisol Plastisol first became popular during World War II when rubber was being rationed […]

Dip Molding vs. Dip Coating

What Was the Original Purpose of Plastisol?

Although the terms “dip molding” and “dip coating” sound very similar and require the same materials, they are actually two different processes used to create and improve products in a variety of industries. Dip molding involves the dipping of a mandrel into a liquid polymer to create a new plastic product while dip coating involves […]