Part Geometry Causes Issues for Test Tube Rack Manufacturer

Curbell reduced scrap by supplying black acetal finished parts within required flatness tolerance

A manufacturer of test tube racks was experiencing high scrap rates for a new design manufactured from black acetal. The part geometry included 50 holes drilled part of the way through the material.

Reducing Scrap, Troubleshooting Plastic Machining Issues and Part Geometry (Case Study at Curbell Plastics)The manufacturer had unacceptable yield loss due to parts warping during machining. This happened intermittently, with certain manufacturing lots, which made it difficult to diagnose and correct the problem.

Troubleshoot Plastic Machining Issues

They spoke with a Curbell salesperson about the issue. Curbell was able to provide them with a finished part that was within the required flatness tolerance.

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