Injection Molded Flammability Placards

To ensure products meet Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) flammability requirements, Boyd created custom testing placards. As Boyd continues to suppor...

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Injection Molded Plastic Design for Manufacturability

One of the most important phases of creating a new plastic component is assessing the design for optimal manufacturability. Plastic Design for Manufac...

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Metal Insert Molding

For added durability, metal insert molding is a process that combines metal and plastic to create robust parts. When a part needs to hold up against h...

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SPC: What is Process Control?

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An important Statistical Process Control (SPC) tool, Process Capability Index (Cpk) can help optimize production. This blog is the second in our serie...

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Statistical Process Control (SPC) for Injection Molding

Boyd uses several different Statistical Process Control (SPC) tools to refine manufacturing processes. As customer needs become more nuanced, it is in...

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SPC: What are Control Charts?

The final tool in our SPC blog series, Control Charts are helpful tools for identifying and eliminating unwanted variation in production. This blog is...

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Plastic Over-Molding for Aerospace Applications

Combining two plastic substrates to create a single part, over-molding is commonly used in the aerospace industry.Plastic over-molding is a manufactur...

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Classification of Plastic Injection Molds

There are many types of tooling and molds used for plastic injection molding, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Several factors dictat...

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