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What You Need to Know About Gates in Injection Molding​​

As the opening that enables molten plastic to enter and fill an injection mold, gates are an essential part of the plastic injection molding process. Understanding how they work and impact the quality of your final part can help you speed up your part’s time-to-market.


Read this tip sheet compiled by Quickparts‘ engineer-experts and learn:​​

  • How your part’s design affects gating systems.
  • Why material selection plays a crucial role in selecting gates. ​
  • How gate location affects the performance and aesthetics of your part.​


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