Plastic resins are materials that are used to create a wide range of plastic products, from packaging to automotive parts. These resins are made from various chemical compositions and have different physical and chemical properties that make them suitable for specific applications. Understanding the difference between plastic resins and why they are chosen for their […]

DAC Industries will be exhibiting at Amerimold 2021 Come visit us at booth #625 #133 [we’ve been relocated to a new booth location] (view the floor plan here)

What is TCE? In the plastics industry, you often see TCE in aerosol sprays that are used to remove resin buildup, oils, grease, or other contamination that affect the part quality and shorten mold tool life.   It is effective on more difficult resins that often need to be heated and/or scraped from tooling, and […]

Case study

Problem: Plugged Vents We were recently contacted by a thermoplastic molding company that is a world leader in manufacturing medical devices having trouble with plugged vents*. *Because of the sensitive nature of their products and trade-secrets, the company requested we withhold their information. They were using polypropylene in a mold with Porcerax inserts and frequently […]

NSF logo

What is NSF? NSF International is an American product testing, inspection, and certification organization based in the U.S. that specializes in the safety of food, water, and consumer products. What does an NSF certification mean? A product certified by NSF informs the consumer that the product or company complies with NSF standards and procedures. NSF […]

Why is a clean mold important? Mold cleaning best practices are critical to running efficiently and creating good parts. Oftentimes we run into a lack of training or poor cleaning practices in the field which can lead to damaged molds, poor part quality, and excessive downtime. With proper training and standardized processes, you can extend […]

The old logo… Were the lines supposed to be shots of spray? Is this a representation of injection molding? Someone having fun with ovals?… a person can only hypothesize what this logo is trying to represent. (Feel free to add your own hypothesis in the comments below) We first tried to work with the old […]