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Injection Molding USA

  • Prototype Tool In Soon As 10 Days
  • Production Tool In As Soon As 3 Weeks
  • 10k Parts in 10 Days
Over 200,000 quotes provided to top US companies.
Comprehensive
Tooling & Injection Molding Services
High-Quality
Complex Parts
Highly Scalable
with Versatile Materials
Any Size
Company Supported
Injection Molding USA

Fathom uses the latest injection molding technology, resulting in high-quality parts for its customers. Whether time-sensitive, highly complex, high-precision, or short production run related, Fathom will meet the requirements of your project.

Injection Molding USA – Made in America / /

Injection molding facilitates manufacturing a large volume of uniform, high-quality, and cost-effective parts. Plastic manufacturing can be a complicated process, so you need to partner with a reliable manufacturing company with comprehensive services. When embarking on the injection molding process, selecting a USA-based manufacturer makes sense. Not only will you benefit the local economy, but you will have a more direct line of communication, shorter shipping times, and higher-quality parts.

Easier to Ship Parts Domestically

Working with a US-based injection molding company will cut down lead times dramatically. It can take weeks to months to transport goods overseas. Having parts shipped within the United States will shorten delivery and lead times.

Support US-Based Companies and Workers

In addition to shorter lead times, choosing a local injection molding manufacturer stimulates the US economy, creating more jobs for Americans. Most American consumers want to purchase goods that are made in the USA. By partnering with a US-based manufacturer, you can raise the value of your business and generate goodwill with your customers.

Direct Communication

USA-based manufacturers offer a more direct line of communication and better control over the production process. If there is an issue with your part, you can correct it faster and easier by working with a local manufacturer. US-based manufacturers will also ensure your part complies with important quality and safety standards.

Higher Quality

It is no secret that goods made overseas are often inferior to parts made in the USA. While the cost of production overseas may be lower, when items are of poor quality, it will result in losses for your company as you pay for replacements and repairs. Working with a domestic manufacturing company will ensure you deliver high-quality goods to your customers that meet your high standards.

Benefits of Injection Molding / /

Injection molding has many benefits. The injection molding process is preferred when producing a large volume of uniform parts due to its high repeatability and efficiency. Depending on the complexity of the mold, a new part can be produced every 15 seconds. A single mold can make thousands to millions of identical parts. Injection molding works with various plastics, including crystalline, amorphous, and imidized. Plastics can be made in any color. As injection molding is an automated technology, the overhead and labor costs are reduced.

Injection Molding Services Offered by Fathom / /

Work with Fathom for high-quality and cost-effective injection molded parts. As a single-source global solution, Fathom can support your low- and high-volume projects. Our team incorporates both additive and advanced technologies, resulting in high-quality parts to meet your customers’ needs.

Injection Molding is just one of 28 manufacturing processes offered by Fathom.

Additive Manufacturing

  • FDM
  • SLS
  • SLA
  • Polyjet
  • MJF
  • DMLS
  • DLS
  • STEP (Evolve)

CNC Machining

  • CNC (3 & 5 Axis)
  • CNC Lathe
  • Precision Grinding
  • Wire & Sinker EDM

Injection Molding

  • Injection Molding
  • Tooling
  • Compression Molding

Metal Cutting and Forming

  • Thermoforming
  • Sheet Metal Punching
  • Sheet Metal Cutting
  • Metal Forming
  • Laser Cutting
  • Water Jet Cutting
  • Chemical Etching
  • Welding
  • Micro Cutting

Standalone

  • Die Casting
  • Urethane Casting
  • Composite Layups
  • Extrusion
  • Post Processing & Finishing
    • Pad Printing
    • Powder Coating
    • Bead Blasting
    • Surface Grinding
    • Polishing
    • Anodize
    • Powder Coat Passivate
    • Chemfilm
    • Vacuum Metallization
    • Silkscreen
    • Plating
    • Tumbled

Injection Molding Materials List / /

Picking the right material for an injection molding project does not have to be complicated. Fathom can help you find the best match for your design. Our selection of injection molding materials includes crystalline, amorphous, and imidized plastics.

  • Crystalline Plastics: Polyethylene, polypropylene, polyetheretherketone and more are crystalline plastics. Crystalline plastics are known for their chemical resistance, strength and stiffness. They are hydrophobic.
  • Amorphous Plastics: Amorphous plastics include polystyrene, polycarbonate, ABS and more. Amorphous plastics have good dimensional stability and are less likely to warp. They are also known for offering excellent impact strength.
  • Imidized Plastics: Polyamide-imide, polybenzimidazole, and polyimide are all imidized plastics. Imidized plastics have a good load bearing and chemical resistance. They can be used for applications that will be used in high temperature environments.
  • Polyethylene (PE): Polyethylene is perfect for applications that require warp resistance and stiffness. Polyethylene is durable sustainable, and suitable for products that come in contact with food. PE is used to make everything from buckets to appliance housings.
  • Polypropylene (PP): Polypropylene is known for its heat, chemical, and fatigue resistance. Polypropylene can be combined with additives. It is flammable vulnerable to UV radiation. Polypropylene is used to produce many items including water bottles, food containers and outdoor furniture.
  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS): ABS is cost effective and easy to manufacture. ABS is known for being strong, impact resistant, and stiff. ABS is not sensitive to humidity or temperature. ABS is commonly used for appliances, automotive parts and toys.
  • Polyoxymethylene (POM): POM offers good dimensional stability, high rigidity, and low friction. Polyoxymethylene is heat, flame, and chemical resistant. POM is used to manufacture medical devices, eyeglass frames, guns, automotive parts and more.
  • Polystyrene (PS): Polystyrene is another common plastic used in manufacturing. It is known for being odorless and nontoxic. PS is used for single use products like cutlery and electronics.

Injection Molding USA Quote Times / /

For a fast quote within 1 to 24 hours, use Fathom’s SmartQuote online platform. Fathom can help you with your injection molding requirements or other manufacturing services. Fathom’s injection molding lead times are as follows:

  • Prototype Tool In as Soon As 10 Days
  • Production Tool In As Soon As 3 Weeks
  • 10k Parts in as soon as 10 Days

Fathom’s Locations for Injection Molding USA / /

Fathom has 2 US-based locations that offer injection molding, offering nationwide coverage to the entire United States. Fathom’s advanced prototyping and manufacturing services include wire EDM, CNC machining, chemical etching, metal 3D printing, and more. We have provided over 200,000 quotes to leading US companies and are ready to provide you with a quote today.

Locations include:

HEADQUARTERS
1050 Walnut Ridge Drive
Hartland, WI 53029
ISO 9001:2015
AS9100:2016
ITAR

ILLINOIS
1207 Adams Drive
McHenry, IL 60051

US-based Injection Molding Finishing Processes / /

After the injection molding process, the part moves on to finishing. The part may be enhanced for cosmetic reasons or to add physical properties during the finishing stage. Here are some of the finishing processes offered by Fathom.

SURFACE FINISH GUIDE TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
Standard No Machine Mark Tool Marks Removed Low Cosmetic
SPI-C1 600 Stone Low Polish Parts
SPI-B1 600 Grit Paper Medium Polish Parts
SPI-A2 Grade #6 Diamond High Polish Parts
SPI-A1 Grade #3 Lens or Mirror
IM-1 Light Bead Blast Need 1 Degree Draft Angle
IM-2 Medium Bead Blast Need 1.5 Degree Draft Angle
IM-3 Heavy Bead Blast Need 3 Degree Draft Angle

Injection Molding USA FAQs / /

Q: Does Fathom offer injection molding?

A: Yes, Fathom offers injection molding services.

Q: What is injection molding?

A: Injection molding is a manufacturing process commonly used for plastic parts. During injection molding, molten plastic is injected into a mold using high pressure. Once the part has cooled inside the mold, it is ejected. The part may or may not require a secondary finish.

Q: Is Fathom ISO certified?

A: Fathom’s certifications include ISO 9001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 Design, and ISO 13485:2016. For site-specific certifications, please visit https://fathommfg.com/fathom-manufacturing-certifications.

Q: Is Fathom ITAR certified?

A: Yes, Fathom is ITAR certified. For site-specific certifications, please visit https://fathommfg.com/fathom-manufacturing-certifications.

Q: Is Fathom AS9100:2016 certified?

A: Yes, Fathom is AS9100:2016. For site-specific certifications, please visit https://fathommfg.com/fathom-manufacturing-certifications.

Q: Is Fathom NIST 800-171 certified?

A: Yes, Fathom’s certifications include NIST 800-171. For site-specific certifications, please visit https://fathommfg.com/fathom-manufacturing-certifications.

Q: How is plastic molded?

A: Plastic parts are made using the injection molding process. During injection molding manufacturing, the resin is injected into a mold. Once the resin has cooled, it is ejected, resulting in a plastic part.

Q: How do customers find injection molding?

A: It is easy to find an injection molding manufacturer but harder to find one you can trust. Partner with a comprehensive injection molding manufacturer like Fathom who can offer comprehensive services from design assistance to production to finishing.

Q: Why is injection molding so expensive?

A: One of the most expensive parts of injection molding is the mold. While the mold may be expensive, a single mold can produce millions of parts. The cost per part is cheaper with injection molding if a large volume of parts is ordered.

How to Get Injection Molding Quotes / /

Are you ready for a quote or to calculate costs on an upcoming injection molding project? Use Fathom’s SmartQuote application for a fast quote on any file.

Manufacturing Locations Across National Time Zones
Manufacturing Locations Across National Time Zones
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HEADQUARTERS

1050 Walnut Ridge Drive
Hartland, WI 53029
ISO 9001:2015
AS9100:2016
ITAR

ARIZONA

444 W. 21st St. Ste. 101
Tempe, AZ 85282
ISO 9001:2015
NIST800-171 Compliant
ITAR

COLORADO

7770 Washington St.
Denver, CO 80229
ISO 9001:2015
ITAR

MINNESOTA

13758 Johnson Street NE
Ham Lake, MN 55304

TEXAS

1801 Rowe Lane
Pflugerville, TX 78660
ISO 9001:2015
AS9100:2016

1513 Sam Bass Rd
Round Rock, TX 78681
ISO 9001:2015
ISO 13485:2016

CALIFORNIA

620 3rd Street
Oakland, CA 94607
ISO 9001:2015 Design Certified
NIST 800-171 Compliant
ITAR

FLORIDA

14000 N.W. 58th Court
Miami Lakes, FL 33014

NEW YORK

1920 Slaterville Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
ITAR

401 W. Shore Blvd.
Newark, NY 14513
AS9100:2016
ISO 9001:2015
ITAR

ILLINOIS

1207 Adams Drive
McHenry, IL 60051
ISO 9001:2015

1401 Brummel Ave
Elk Grove, IL 60007
ISO 9001:2015 Design Certified

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