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MEP EP #134: Injection Molded Enclosure Design with John Teel

Podcast Notes

  • John Teel
  • Injection Molding Enclosure Design
    • What is the general process of injection molding?
    • Challenges of Injection Molding: Why does it have this “mystic” aura around it?
    • Designing enclosures for injection molding?
      • Difference between designing for 3D printing and Injection molding
      • What should you look for if you need to get a design done correctly
      • What files will I need to have created?
      • Do I design the mold or does someone else?
    • Design is done. Who do I look for to get my design built?
      • What questions should I have answered before contacting someone?
      • Who do I talk to to get it done?
      • How do I find a manufacturer locally or overseas?
      • Who owns the mold?
      • Should I go with a more expensive/larger mold or cheaper/smaller?
      • How much should I be prepared to spend?
    • Prototyping
      • TL;DR for prototyping an injection molded enclosure
      • What if I want a sample?
      • How do I pick the right material?

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Runtime: (00:49:03)

Hosts:
Parker Dillmann
Stephen Kriag

Guest:
John Teel
Predictable Designs


Injection molding machine.

Injection molding machine.

 

Molds for use in the injection molding process.

Molds for use in the injection molding process.

 

John Teel of Predictable Designs.

John Teel of Predictable Designs.


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!