Definition of injection moulding in English:

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injection moulding

noun

[mass noun]
The shaping of rubber or plastic articles by injecting heated material into a mould.
Example sentences
  • Police visited the factory, which carries out plastic injection moulding and have ruled out any suspicious circumstances.
  • There, he produced flame resistant materials based on acetyl cellulose and also pioneered the process of injection moulding of plastics.
  • For example, plants specializing in plastic injection molding, used to make outer shells and knobs for electronics equipment, have seen explosive growth in El Paso, according to Hanson.

Derivatives

injection-moulded

adjective
Example sentences
  • Within a short time, however, they succeeded in garnering support from the Irish Trade Board in the form of a high-percentage grant towards the development of an injection-moulded tool to manufacture their first product.
  • The injection-molded polyethylene Frisbee is developed.
  • The feet themselves are made from injection-moulded plastic with a small cup section that sticks up into the case.

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