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Protoplast’s Hybrid “Injection Blow” Process.

Protoplast’s Hybrid “Injection Blow” Process.

How do you design a rubber part that is both rigid yet still flexible? That was the challenge Protoplast faced when approached by one of its automotive customers. They needed a new design to meet a very difficult automotive requirement. …

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Blog, Feature Block 1.
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Protoplast Receives Visit From Premier, Kathleen Wynne

Protoplast Receives Visit From Premier, Kathleen Wynne

Protoplast recently had a visit from Premier, Kathleen Wynne, who toured Protoplast’s injection molding and tooling facility. Recently, Protoplast was awarded an Eastern Ontario Development fund for $86,000 resulting in the creation of 15 new jobs. One of the reasons …

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Fully Integrated Tooling Division

Fully Integrated Tooling Division

Once the engineering of the part and the mold design is complete, it is handed off to the Tooling Division. Protoplast’s in-house tooling team each have CAD/CAM software experience, and use these tools to pick dimensions off computer screens. Every …

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The Protoplast Unique Warranty

The Protoplast Unique Warranty

If a client chooses to have Protoplast build the tooling and run to mold in-house, the customer will never see a repair bill! This is just one of the many benefits of choosing Protoplast for both your tooling and production …

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Huge Capital Cost? Not Anymore.

Huge Capital Cost? Not Anymore.

For customers who only need a few hundred parts per year, investing in a fully automated tool is often cost prohibitive. However at Protoplast, complex parts can be short production runs. Protoplast will often use ‘hand loaded inserts’ in the …

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Offshore Tooling Management

Offshore Tooling Management

Offshore tooling is a reality that Protoplast has embraced. For many, the initial cost has been very appealing. However if the support is not there when a client receives the offshore tooling, problems can arise. In the end, don’t be …

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