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Custom Injection Molding of a Nylon Pivot Bushing for the Medical Industry

Custom Injection Molding of a Nylon Pivot Bushing for the Medical IndustryFabricated from nylon with a molybdenum additive for increased lubricity, Gemini Plastics, Inc. manufactured this pivot bushing for use within a medical bed application. Our challenge was to keep the tolerances to a very tight ± 0.005" on the diameters and ±1ᵒ on the contours. Our expert machinists crafted the precision tooling required to meet this requirement, and utilizing our 75 ton injection molding press, we produced 5,000 of these 1.50" O.D., 0.515" I.D., and 0.75" high bushings. Quality was assured by a first article inspection, as required by QS 9000, and the units were shipped to the customer on a 3-4 week turnaround. To learn more about our expert plastic injection molding services and how they can meet the needs of your precision applications, contact Gemini Plastics today.

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Highlights of this Custom Injection Molding Project

Product Description   This PA Pivot Bushing is used within a medical bed application
Custom Injection Molding Capabilities Applied/Processes   Primary:
Plastic Injection Molding
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part   75 Ton Injection Molding Press
Overall Part Dimensions   O.D.: ø 1.50"
I.D.: ø 0.515" ± 0.005"
Height: 0.75"
Tightest Tolerances   ± 0.005"
±1ᵒ
Material Used   Nylon w/ Molybdenum Additive
Material Color   Black
In process testing/inspection performed   Documented first article inspection.
QS 9000 at Time of Manufacturing
Industry for Use   Medical
Volume   5,000 units
Delivery/Turnaround Time   3-4 weeks
Delivery Location   Wisconsin
Standards Met   Requested Documented First Article Inspection
Product Name   Pivot Bushing

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