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How small of a micro feature can be molded on a medical silicone part?

Question: How small of a micro feature can be molded on a medical silicone part? Answer: Silicone feature size is limited by the geometry, tooling, and process. Silicone will replicate surface finish features with less than 0.0005 inches in size. … Continue reading

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What is the difference between part removal in medical silicone injection molding vs. medical plastic injection molding?

Question: What is the difference between part removal in medical silicone injection molding vs. medical plastic injection molding? Answer: Part removal is dictated by the size, shape, geometry, material, and surface finish. In both processes the use of an automated handler … Continue reading

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Why is aluminum and not steel used to build prototype molds for molding medical silicone parts?

  Question: Why is aluminum and not steel used to build prototype molds for molding medical silicone parts? Answer: Aluminum is used to build prototype molds because an aluminum mold is easier to machine than a steel mold. As a result, … Continue reading

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What are the differences between designing a medical silicone part vs. a medical plastic part?

  Question: What are the differences between designing a medical silicone part vs. a medical plastic part? Answer: The largest difference in design between silicone and plastic is the properties. Understanding the application and the material properties can help designers better … Continue reading

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Why do you have to clean the barrel and feeding system in medical silicone injection molding when changing the material?

  Question: Why do you have to clean the barrel and feeding system in medical silicone injection molding when changing the material? Answer: Cleaning the barrel and feeding system is essential in medical silicone injection molding because it significantly reduces … Continue reading

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What is the shelf life of uncured medical silicone?

  Question: What is the shelf life of uncured medical silicone? Answer: The typical shelf life of uncured medical silicone may range from 6 to 24 months; it is normally labeled with a “best use before” date. If the medical … Continue reading

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When molding medical silicone parts in the same mold will changing the durometer change the dimensions of the molded part?

  Question: When molding medical silicone parts in the same mold will changing the durometer change the dimensions of the molded part? Answer: The final part dimensions will depend on inherent shrink rate and processing conditions. Different materials molded in … Continue reading

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