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5 Key Points - RIM Moulding Checklist

Date Added: 28/02/2017

Here are 5 key points to consider when thinking about which prototype or moulding solution to use with your product development. Due to the low volume nature of RIM, it provides an opportunity to use for a handful of development parts or a long-term production process.


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Making the Right Choice with RIM

Date Added: 28/02/2017

Lets first starting thinking about the pro's and con's of RIM as they help define where it sits in the selection process for your product or new design.  It is rarely a single factor that determines which manufacturing process will ultimately be used so the better your understanding of...

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So, What Exactly is RIM?

Date Added: 28/02/2017

To know what RIM is, the first part is to understand that RIM stands for Reaction Injection Moulding; it is a chemical process rather than a heating and cooling process (typical of injection moulding). In the simplest of terms, by pouring liquid plastic into a mould tool, we can...

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Do you need Flame Retardant Plastics?

Date Added: 23/02/2017

When designing your next custom moulding(s) to enshroud your new innovation, do you need to consider using a flame retardant material and if so, what category level?

For example, a fundamental requirement for FDA (The U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approval is a UL94/VO flame retardant...

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New Design Year Book 2017

Date Added: 10/02/2017

Midas are delighted to be supporting New Design and their annual Year Book 2017.

It feels great to sit between so many innovative UK Design Companies and provide a valued support and manufacturing service to them and their treasured clients.  Midas MRIM truly does help bring ideas to life,...

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