Our customer required an injection molded hard body “eggcrate" component with integrated overmolded gaskets using a softer material on both sides of the part. Because the eggcrate was to be used in an industrial application, the gaskets needed to ensure a complete seal of the display enclosure from the environment.

Overmolded Gaskets

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Melet's engineering team chose an innovative dual mold manufacturing process to meet the low production volume requirements for this part. The first mold produced the rigid eggcrate part using PC/ABS resin, which was then placed

CLIENT

Electronics Manufacturer

PROJECT

Display Eggcrate

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About the Project

directly into a second mold where the gasket features were overmolded using a TPE resin. The resulting part featured a robust gasket feature without the need or cost of any secondary processes such as gluing, welding, or manual assembly.

PROJECT

Overmolded Gaskets

Winnipeg

Fargo

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