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Estimating Part Weights

Estimating Part Weights

One of the major benefits of 3D math data for component designs is the ability of CAD programs to accurately generate part volume (cm³).  To calculate estimated part weight in grams using 3D CAD data multiply the calculated part volume (cm³) by the specific gravity...

Plastics Profiler-Polycarbonate

Plastics Profiler-Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate resins are amorphous thermoplastic polymers based on bisphenol A. Polycarbonate is noted for the following performance characteristics: High Impact StrengthDimensional StabilityHeat ResistanceMemoryClarity A major drawback of polycarbonate is its...

Plastics Profiler-Acetal

Plastics Profiler-Acetal

Acetal resins are semi-crystalline, thermoplastic polymers commonly referred to as polyoxymethylene (POM).  Acetal is noted for the following characteristics: Mechanical StrengthRigidityNatural LubricityChemical ResistanceFatigue Endurance Acetal is made by the...

AGS Achieves IATF Certification

AGS Achieves IATF Certification

Over the last year, the AGS Technology team has been working hard to make the transition from ISO/TS16949 to the new IATF16949 standard.  Over three days in August, the AGS Quality Management System was put to the test by its third party registrar.  The...

AGS Technology Adds Tool Room Equipment Capability

AGS Technology Adds Tool Room Equipment Capability

More injection molding machines means more injection molds.  Optimizing production time requires a robust maintenance department that has the right experience and the right tools to help maintain and repair new and existing molds quickly.  The Maintenance...