The Pros and Cons of International vs Domestic Manufacturing

When evaluating suppliers for your products, many companies today are weighing the pros and cons of international versus domestic manufacturing. Many manufacturers may feel that sourcing plastic injection molded products from overseas suppliers provides great cost savings, although many factors can affect a product’s total cost (and cheaper may not always be the best value). … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of International vs Domestic Manufacturing

Benefits of CNC Machining for Medical Equipment Manufacturers

If you supply equipment to the medical industry, you understand the challenges of meeting exact standards consistently while maintaining reliable manufacturing processes. At QT Manufacturing, we provide state-of-the-art CNC machining capabilities for medical equipment manufacturers and a variety of other industries. Our team has created specialized injection molds for medical equipment for decades. We know … Continue reading Benefits of CNC Machining for Medical Equipment Manufacturers

What Products Can Be Made from Plastic Injection Molding?

Injection molds create a precise match between two halves of a blended part. This allows you to control material flow and create a seamless product. While injection molds are typically used for aluminum and steel applications, plastic injection molds can create cost-effective, durable parts for dozens of industries. Injection molding creates a repetitive, nearly error-free … Continue reading What Products Can Be Made from Plastic Injection Molding?

Types of CNC Milling Machines

When it comes to modern production methods, CNC milling machines make producing custom-designed parts or components much more efficient. In the old days, workers had to use specialized tools to create pieces by hand or use highly specific machinery to perform one task during the production process. Now, technology enables companies of all sizes to make complex … Continue reading Types of CNC Milling Machines

How to Calculate CNC Machining Costs

CNC (computer numerically controlled) machining is a digital manufacturing process used to produce high precision parts from a CAD file. CNC machining is one of the most cost-effective methods of on-demand manufacturing to produce accurate parts, particularly various types of metal parts, with excellent physical properties. Although this method of part production has been around … Continue reading How to Calculate CNC Machining Costs

Top 7 Benefits of Injection Molding for the Aerospace Industry

Injection molding provides many advantages to a wide range of industries with the ability to mass-produce precision parts and components with high-quality and consistent repeatability. The advantages provided to other industries are amplified when considering the many advantages injection molding provides to the aerospace industry. Injection molded components engineered with reinforced thermoplastics allow for higher … Continue reading Top 7 Benefits of Injection Molding for the Aerospace Industry

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

Firearms Parts Supplier: Precision Machining and Custom Molding

Firearms manufacturers require a high level of precision with all parts and components when producing firearms to meet the needs of law enforcement agencies, military and defense. QT Manufacturing meets the needs of modern firearms manufacturing with our precision machining expertise and custom injection molding, offering turnkey solutions for a variety of parts and components … Continue reading Firearms Parts Supplier: Precision Machining and Custom Molding