FAQs

Two-Shot Injection Molding FAQs

Here are answers to the most common two-shot injection molding-related questions we’ve heard over the past few decades — and we’ve heard a lot! Jump to a section using the links below, or simply scroll down to satisfy your curiosity about two-shot.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THUMB PLASTICS, INC (TPI)

Questions About Thumb Plastics, Inc. (TPI)

What are your capabilities?

  • Two-shot injection molding
  • Multi-shot injection molding
  • Insert and overmolding
  • Secondary operations

  • Welding (infrared, hot plate, ultrasonic)
  • Riveting and staking
  • Hot stamping
  • Foam and acoustic pad assembly
  • Part identification marking
  • Parts kitting

  • In-house tooling design and build

  • Injection molds
  • Trim/fabrication tooling
  • Assembly fixtures
  • Quality gauges

  • Advanced testing laboratory

  • PPAP
  • Material property analysis
  • Mechanical testing

  • Rapid prototyping

  • Specialized engineers and designers
  • Dedicated prototyping presses
  • Advanced software and technology
  • Prototype molds made from wood, epoxy, aluminum, or steel

Questions About Two-Shot Injection Molding

How much does two-shot injection molding cost?

Two-shot injection molding eliminates the need for secondary processes such as welding and assembly. As such, piece prices tend to be lower for two-shot molded parts compared to multi-component single-shot assemblies. The tooling for two-shot, on the other hand, tends to be more complex and costly than single-shot. Therefore, two-shot injection molding is most cost-efficient for high-volume productions. Request a quote today to see if two-shot molding is the right solution for you.

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