Custom Plastic Injection Molding Services

Since 1953, customers have turned to Port Erie Plastics for custom injection molding services. We excel at managing large, complex projects. However, we also serve small customers with growth prospects. Our 90 machines range in clamping force from 55 to 1,650 tons with maximum shot sizes up to 470 oz. Finished part weights can range from 4 grams to 24 lbs.

We are experienced in molding virtually any thermoplastic including ABS, HDPE, LDPE, polystyrene, polypropylene, polycarbonate, PVC, HIPS, Delrin, polysulfone, and PEEK. Quality is assured through an ISO 9000-compliant QA department. We offer a comprehensive tooling transfer program to achieve a smooth transition to our facility, and can fabricate any new tooling in-house. We also fully warranty molds made at Port Erie.

 

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Custom Plastic Injection Molding Capabilities

Mold Process Type

Injection Molding
Insert Molding
Overmolding
In-Mold Decorating

Material examples

ABS
Acetal
Copolymer Polypropylene
CPVC
Glass-filled resins
Homopolymer Polypropylene
HDPE/LDPE
Nylon
PEEK
Polycarbonate
Polyester
Polypropylene
Polystyrene
PVC
HDPE
HIPS
Delrin
Polysulfone
PEEK

Clamping Force

55 to 1500 tons

Shot Size Range

1 to 470 oz.

Typical Number of Cavities

1 to 16 cavities

Part Weight Range

4 g to 24 lbs.

Inspection & Testing

Fully equipped inspection lab
(3) Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM )
ROI Vision System
Spectrophotometer color inspection
OIT Testing
Level 3 PPAPs
Crosslink testing
24/7 in-process inspection

Secondary Operations

Assembly
Pad Printing
Heat Transfer
Hot Stamp
Decorating
Digital printing
Ultrasonic Welding
Packaging
Distribution
Warehousing
Vision Systems
Robotic drilling

Additional Services

Engineering
Design Assistance for Manufacturability
First Article Inspection
Mold Making
Tooling
Mold transfers

Production Volume

Small to High Volume

Lead Time

2 to 4 weeks typical for active programs
Min/Max Level Stocking Programs (1 day, JIT) available

Additional Information

Industry Focus

Consumer
Construction
Plumbing
Kitchen
Housewares
Tools
Electronics
Industrial
Medical
Paper Mills

Examples of Products fabricated

Pallets
Christmas Tree Stands
Plumbing Fixtures
Pipe Fittings
Lids for cookware
Airflow control products for server farms
Oxygen Concentrator Housings
Safe components
Packaging for machine tools
Trash Cans
Dog Dishes
Cartridge Filters
Commercial and Industrial Totes and Bins
Soap dispensers

Industry Standards

ISO 9000 Compliant
Manufacture to various ASTM standards
IAPMO
Intertek
UL
ASQ

File Formats

Pro E
STP
IGES
MasterCAM
SolidView/Pro
Solidworks