Eve Zhang

Injection Molding Solution

by from Kruis Mold & Engineering, Inc.

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This Solution offers a mechanical engineering service.
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Kruis Mold & Engineering has specialized in building high-quality, close-tolerance prototype and production injection molds for our customers.

About this Solution:

SERVICES:

Tooling:

Full service mold shop in-house (Kruis Mold)

  • Build prototype and production molds
  • Close-tolerance tooling (+/-.0001”)
  • 3-plate cold-runner, hot-runner, shuttle molds, etc.
  • Offer overseas tooling options
    • Programs managed 100% by Indiana Plastics
    • Average delivery of first shots: 9-10 weeks

8 CAVITY, HOT-RUNNER SHUTTLE MOLD TO PRODUCE SEAT BELT TONGUES

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Prototypes:

  • Soft Tooling
    • Aluminum or P20
    • Handloads or mechanical slides/ lifters
    • Average delivery 15-20 days from receipt of PO and final CAD data
  • SLA,SLS
  • Machined parts

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Inherited Tooling:

  • Documented Process for Inspection and Receipt of Inherited Molds
    • Mold review in our tool room by skilled tradesmen
    • Detailed Inherited Mold Report with photos given to customer
  • Troubleshooting

    • Highly successful in problem solving inherited molds
  • Repair and Refurbishment of Tooling

Injection Molding:

  • Molding tolerances as tight as +/-.0002”
  • Purchased 5 new machines in the last 9 years (are all-electric)
  • Machine tonnage from 75-507 tons (horizontal and vertical rotary)
  • Specialize in insert and over molding
  • Materials
    • ABS
    • Acetal
    • Nylon
    • Polycarbonate
    • Polyesters-PET, PBT
    • Polyethylene
    • Polypropylene
    • Polystyrene
    • Polysulfone
    • PEEK
    • PEI Ultem
    • PPS
    • TPE/TPV

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Quality Control:

  • Automated video inspection in 3 dimensions
    • Accurate to +/-.4 microns
    • Hourly inspections
  • Tensile/Flexural raw material testing
  • Raw material viscosity testing
  • Full first article inspection
  • Full PPAP-FMEA, AAR, Gage R&R, IMDS
  • Coordinate measuring machine dimensional verification
  • Production and pre-shipment inspections

Product Galleries:

  • Sonar detection component for U.S. Department of Defense

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  • Industrial flow meter with unscrewing cores

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  • Marine fuel-filling assembly with eight different injection molded part numbers. Complete assembly and product testing done at Indiana Plastics.

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ABOUT Kruis Mold & Engineering:

Please refer to Eve Zhang's profile.

Certifications Acquired:

  • ISO9001

Potential Applications:

  • Agriculture
    • John Deere
  • Automotive
    • TRW
    • Autoliv
    • Kimball Electronics Group
    • The Tire Rack
    • CTS
  • Defense
    • Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • Consumer
    • General Electric
  • Medical
    • Bayer Healthcare
    • Siemens Medical

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Ideal Partners

This Solution is most applicable for the following stages and categories:

  • Proof of concept
  • Working prototype
  • Enhancing industrial design
  • Improving electronic board
  • Design for manufacturability
  • Industrial Applications
  • Smart Home Devices
  • Auto Applications
  • Health Devices
  • Science Gadgets

Brought to you by Eve

Marketing Officer at Kruis Mold & Engineering, Inc.
ABOUT Kruis Mold & Engineering:Founded in Elkhart, IN by two Kruis brothers in 1958, Kruis Mold & Engineering has specialized in building high-quality, close-tolerance prototype and production ...
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