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Mold Classification

Class 101

Cycles: 1,000,000 or more

Built for extremely high production. This is the highest priced mold and is made with only the highest quality materials.


Class 102

Cycles: Not exceeding 1,000,000

Medium to high production mold, good for abrasive materials and/or parts requiring close tolerances. This is a high quality, fairly high priced mold.


Class 103

Cycles: Under 500,000

Medium production mold. This is a very popular mold for low to medium production needs. Most common price range.


Class 104

Cycles: Under 100,000

Low production mold. Used only for limited production preferably with non-abrasive materials. Low to moderate price range


Class 105

Cycles: Not exceeding 500

Prototype only. This mold will be constructed in the least expensive manner possible to produce a very limited quality of prototype parts.

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Often a product requires a new mold and 3D Plastics is prepared to assist you in creating the mold to your requirements. We work with local or offshore companies in order to produce the highest quality and most cost effective molds.


If a mold exists, we can determine what is required to make it perform for both our customer and 3D. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) will definitely help in designing the quality molds required to produce high quality parts.

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Why 3D Plastics?

With over 75 years of combined knowledge in the industry, 3D Plastics’ staff are able to assist with project development, product design, and determine what is the most economical way for your drawing to become a tangible product. We also offer a variety of additional services that can help give added value to your product. 3D Plastics is your full service supplier for all your plastic needs, from concept to final product.


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Posted by 3D Plastics, Inc. on Thursday, November 7, 2013
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