3D Printing Blow Molds

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Blow molding produces hollow, thin-walled, plastic parts – like bottles and containers – by inflating hot plastic so that it conforms to the walls of a metal mold cavity. Metal blow molds are cost-efficient for mass production, but machining the molds requires significant up-front time and cost, making design alterations highly problematic.

For prototypes and pilot runs, PolyJet 3D printed molds can produce hundreds of parts in production-grade PE, PP and PET at a fraction of the time and cost of metal molds.

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  • When PolyJet technology is the best fit for blow molds
  • Best practices for design, file processing and production planning
  • Key process considerations
  • Success factors

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