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26-May-2014 11:06

Reworking a faulty mold is sometimes almost as expensive as the mold itself.Making a test mold is only 10-20% of the cost of a mass production metal mold.Upon hardening, the metal is removed from the mold.The metal part’s shape is now complete and ready for use or further processing.A test mold differs from a manufacturing mold because it is made out of a hard plastic or 3D printed material (or other if required) for the use in casting a prototype or a small number of parts.

Designing a prototype and testing it allows you to realize any design flaws and optimize the functionality of you product.

It is therefore highly recommended that you use a test mold prior to the manufacture of the metal mold that will be used for mass production.