What is Urethane Casting?
Watch our video on Urethane Casting: Urethane Casting is a process of printing a “master pattern” using SLA to create a mold of silicone gel, which will then be used to cast identical parts using a urethane. Parts manufactured with this process require tooling, a master pattern, and urethane part material. Ordering…
What injection molded part size are you able to support?
Xometry can support 6 x 6 x 6" from the parting line for injection molding parts. Of course there are exceptions to this rule and our injection molding experts will work with you on your specific order. See more information on our Injection Molding services.
What is your expected delivery time?
The delivery time is dependent on the specific order, but we can deliver injection molding parts in as little as 14 business days with our standard injection molding service, or in as little as 5 business days with our Quick-Turn Injection Molding service. Xometry provides a high level of dedicated service to each…
Can Xometry make multi-cavity tools?
Xometry can make multi-cavity tools for injection molding if the part is within certain specifications and the production quantity meets volume requirements. Learn more about our injection molding capabilities by visiting our injection molding services page.
What materials do you use for the molds?
We use aluminum and steel for making the molds. Xometry specializes in low-cost, low-volume tooling for around 50,000 cycles. These are good for applications from prototyping and bridge to production tooling. With Xometry, the customers own their own molds. We proudly make your tools right here in the US. See more reasons…
Who owns the tool / mold?
The customer owns the tool with Xometry. The Xometry network manufacturing partner maintains and stores the tool and is on call for any part orders in the future. There is a re-setup fee starting at $350 for each setup after the initial order. See more about Xometry's injection molding services.
What injection molding finishes can you produce?
Xometry offers a wide variety of finishes and treatments for injection molding: SPI B-1: 600 Grit Paper. Typical Application: Medium polish parts. SPI B-2: 400 Grit Paper. Typical Application: Medium polish parts. SPI B-3: 320 Grit Paper. Typical Application: Medium- Low polish parts. SPI C-1: 600 Stone. Typical…
What materials can you manufacture through injection molding?
PLASTICSAcetal (Polyoxymethylene (POM)) [Delrin] Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Glass-Filled Nylon High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Nylon (PA) Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) Polycarbonate (PC) Polycarbonate/Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (PC/ABS) Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)…