parts with boss features

Help Guide

Bosses Design Guide

Bosses are commonly used for locating, mounting and assembly. Bosses are often subjected to loads not encountered in other sections of a plastic component. Following the guidelines for boss design will have a positive impact on your final part. Wall thickness, height, and placement are the biggest factors.


For design best practices and tips for including bosses, complete the form to download our two-page Boss Design Guide which covers:

  • Wall Thickness
  • Height
  • Placement
  • Boss Design Tips

Rely on Quickparts’ sales engineers for consultation on your project. We can support you with design tips, material selection, or advice about the appropriate finish choices.

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