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JATCO, Inc., Injection Molding News and Resources

We hope you can use this section to learn a bit more about our industry and how to effectively operate in it.  We will be sharing you with latest news on injection molding, resources to help you make the right decision, business tips, and more.

Unraveling the Mystery of Splay in Plastic Injection Molding

What is Splay in Plastic Injection Molding Splay, a cosmetic defect in plastic injection molding, manifests as silver or white streaks on the surfaces of molded parts, as showcased in the accompanying image. Identifying splay can be challenging, as its appearance may resemble other defects such as surface

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Collaborating With Circular Bioeconomy Innovation Collaborative (CBIO)

On Monday, October 23, 2023, Steven Ames, Director of Sales, actively participated in yet another enlightening session with over a hundred industry professionals at the Circular Bioeconomy Innovation Collaborative (CBIO). Established over a year ago, CBIO is committed to revolutionizing bioindustrial manufacturing in California’s North Central Valley. Focused

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Plastic Manufacturing Short Shot Issues

In the world of plastic injection molding, a short shot is a common cosmetic defect that can occur when the mold cavity isn’t entirely filled during the molding process. This often results in an unfinished part with visible flaws. At JATCO, Inc., a trusted California-based custom injection molder,

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Supplier Conference in Las Vegas

JATCO, Incorporated, the leading plastics manufacturer with a range of multi-ton plastics press machines, is excited to leverage a supplier conference in Las Vegas this week to further strengthen our position in the industry. Our Director of Sales, Steven Ames, will be representing us on Wednesday and Thursday,

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The Future of Biodegradable Plastics

The plastic manufacturing industry is slowly starting to shift towards friendlier plastics. This is due to the increasing awareness of the environmental impact of traditional plastics, which can take hundreds of years to decompose.  Our JATCO engineers have been keeping an eye on the different materials available and

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Why Consider Doing a Metal to Plastic Conversion

Have you heard of metal to plastic conversion in Injection Molding? If not, let’s dive into what it means and how it can bring value to you. Metal to plastic conversion involves re-engineering parts originally made of metal into plastic molded components. At JATCO, our experienced team specializes

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Agricultural Seedling Trays Manufactured for Any Needs!

As spring arrives in the USA, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about your agricultural needs. JATCO, Incorporated is here to help with our wide range of plastic injection molding products designed specifically for the agricultural industry. One of our most popular products is our line of

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Hot Runner Vs. Cold Runner

Cold Runner Plastic Manufacturing Systems Cold runner systems are in molds that typically contain two or three plates that are stabilized in a mold base. By using a nozzle via a sprue, molten thermoplastic is injected into the mold by filling a network of runners that flow material

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