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  • Home Plastic Injection Molding With an Epoxy Mold.

    I have not tried using InstaMorph, but ANY thermoplastic materials with low melting points should definitely extend the life of the epoxy mold.

    LNS Technologies also sells the aluminum mold frames in 2 sizes:https://www.techkits.com/collections/molds/

    If the SLA resin mold was allowed to cool between each injection, it could likely work OK. I tested using the LNS Model 150A to inject into an ABS 3D printed mold & it worked OK.

    I was mistaken when I wrote "Marine". I used the General Purpose epoxy:http://www.tapplastics.com/product/fiberglass/epoxy_resins/tap_general_purpose_epoxy/28But I have been told that Devcon 10710 works well also:.

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  • Home Plastic Injection Molding With an Epoxy Mold.

    Users have notified me that DEVCON 10710 Aluminum Filled Pourable Epoxy works well.

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  • Home Plastic Injection Molding With an Epoxy Mold.

    https://www.tapplastics.com/product/fiberglass/epoxy_resins/tap_super_hard_epoxy/29 https://www.tapplastics.com/product/fiberglass/resin_fillers_dyes/tap_super_pigment/49

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  • Home Plastic Injection Molding With an Epoxy Mold.

    No, that would be too much pressure for epoxy molds. However, epoxy molds can work with the Model 150A from www.techkits.com because it generates about 1000 psi pressure.

    YES!!!

    You can remove the epoxy inserts and reuse the frame with a different epoxy mold.techkits.com

    I added Tap Plastics Super Pigment so I could better see the surface.http://www.tapplastics.com/product/fiberglass/resin_fillers_dyes/tap_super_pigment/49

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  • Home Plastic Injection Molding with an Epoxy Mold.

    Using an epoxy mold is not for high volume production. The heat from the repeated injection of hot plastic can eventually soften the epoxy and you can lose details.If you allow the epoxy to cool between injections, you should be able to get a few dozen pieces.

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  • Home Plastic Injection Molding with an Epoxy Mold.

    The Model 150A injection machine works with any thermoplastic material up to 490 deg.F. So you can use common plastics like Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Polystyrene, ABS, etc.Tap plastics also sells color additives for the epoxy. I mixed in some black coloring to be able to better see the mold surface.

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