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QT Manufacturing Adds 250T Press

QT Manufacturing announces the addition of a new Engel ES700/250, 250-ton plastic injection molding press to our lineup. This doubles the clamping pressure and increases our capabilities to produce larger parts with our previously largest press, a 123-ton Nissei. With press sizes ranging from 30-ton to 250-ton, we offer broad capabilities to produce small to … Continue reading QT Manufacturing Adds 250T Press

QT Manufacturing Diversifies into Medical Parts Production

Market diversification is key to protecting a company’s sustainability, profitability and shareholder interest. When the economy experiences a downturn in one area, others will provide stability and mitigate risk of lost revenue. Proactive manufacturers, such as plastic parts producers and metal machine shops, are continually looking for new opportunities for market diversification.  Strengthen Your Domestic … Continue reading QT Manufacturing Diversifies into Medical Parts Production

Domestic Manufacturing Solutions for Successful Reshoring

Reshoring is the term used to describe bringing manufacturing and services back to the United States from other countries. Increasing domestic manufacturing helps to balance the trade deficits, provides more manufacturing jobs to U.S. workers thus reducing unemployment and helps to foster a skilled workforce. Reshoring also provides many benefits to OEMs and manufacturing companies … Continue reading Domestic Manufacturing Solutions for Successful Reshoring

Unique Considerations for Aerospace Mold Design and Manufacture

Injection mold makers and molders follow a detailed process when designing a tool for any plastic injection mold. When constructing molds for the aerospace industry, however, there are unique considerations that require careful planning to meet part specifications with consistent repeatability. Working with an injection molder that is AS9100 rev D certified is important as … Continue reading Unique Considerations for Aerospace Mold Design and Manufacture

Wall Thickness Affects Quality and Profitability in Injection Molding

Maintaining a consistent wall thickness is a vital consideration in injection molding, as wall thickness impacts many factors of the part, including quality and profitability. Molding parts with consistency in wall thickness, and maintaining those dimensions is important. When parts are molded with inconsistent wall thickness, the molded part is subject to warping, cracking and … Continue reading Wall Thickness Affects Quality and Profitability in Injection Molding

Connecting Your Design Team and a Domestic Contract Manufacturer

As any domestic contract manufacturer knows, it is critically important to connect your design and manufacturing teams to produce precision, quality components that meet their specified functionality. Design and manufacturing teams may be under one roof or report to one central location, but are typically very separate divisions. These two equally important facets should be … Continue reading Connecting Your Design Team and a Domestic Contract Manufacturer

QT has acquired a Hyundai WIA F400 2017

QT has acquired a Hyundai WIA F400 2017. Equipped with a pre-tensioned & double anchored ball screw, high-speed LM guide, main spindle, ATC and rigid tapping, this machine provides high accuracy, rigidity and precision.