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Microplastics Presents Improved Component Manufacturing Solutions In New Brochure on Insert Molding

St. Charles, IL – In a new 6-page capabilities brochure, Microplastics, Inc. presents the way to reach ambitious component manufacturing objectives such as smaller size, enhanced performance, increased reliability, and improved manufacturability at lower cost, using unique insert molding solutions. Microplastics’ insert molding expertise, state-of-the-art equipment, and highly efficient process provide time and cost savings in the manufacture of switches and relays, lighting components, fixtures, connectors, timers, disk and tape drive components, and many others.

The brochure presents Microplastics' complete capabilities including engineering, tooling, molding, and assembly under one roof. It explains the Microplastics Process™, which helps ensure the success of insert molding projects from feasibility evaluations through final testing. In addition, the literature outlines the benefits of insert molding, which include reduced assembly and labor costs, reduced size and weight, increased reliability, and increased design flexibility.

For more information, or to request a copy of this brochure, contact us today.

Press Fit Technology
Microplastics Proprietary Compliant Contacts Provide Superior Retention Ratings with Minimal Insertion Forces!

Press fit technology is used to eliminate the need to solder mechanical components to PCB boards. Not familiar with press fit technology, request an onsite demonstration of this money
saving technology.

Since the mid 1990’s Microplastics has been incorporating press fit technology into electromechanical components for major
tier 1 customers that include Delphi, TRW, Autoliv and Hella. Microplastics has press fit solutions for 0.64mm and 0.8mm

2010 – Forecasting to ship various products containing a combined total of 30 million press fit contacts.
2009 – Shipped various products containing a combined total of over 15 million press fit contacts.
October 2009- Microplastics proprietary press fit design is approved by Hella Electronics for use in automotive applications including temperature classes ranging from -40°C to +175°C.
2009 – Microplastics becomes the largest North American supplier of crash sensor housings (safety electronics sensors) with integrated press fit technology used in Ford Vehicles.

New White Paper from Microplastics Spotlights the Efficiencies of Insert Molding in Electromechanical Component Production

St. Charles, IL - Microplastics, Inc. has released an informative white paper explaining the insert molding process as a highly efficient and reliable solution for producing electromechanical components and interconnections. The paper offers valuable solutions for reducing the size, weight, and costs of components while increasing their quality.

The new white paper provides a detailed explanation of the insert molding process, offering comparisons with standard molding, benefits of insert molding, design considerations, and functional applications.

For more information, or to request a copy of the white paper, contact us today.

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