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Injection Molding defects And How To Control Them - SMLease Design

During Injection Molding process some plastic defects come-up that affects product performance, function & Aesthetics. Some basic design rules we need to follow to reduce injection moulding defects. Injection molding defects can be because of improper design as well as process.

Today we are going to discuss in detail about some of common injection moulding defects. If you need any help related to Plastic Part Design, contact us at


Short Shot / Short Moulding

In Short Shot / Short Mould defect, injection moulded plastic, does not reach at certain portions of the injection mould before solidifying. 

Short shot may occurs because, in between the flow of the molten plastic, the front end of the flow gets cooled and solidifies another reason ca…

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