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Thermoset Molding

Thermoset MoldingAs a custom thermoset molder, Woodland Plastics offers injection, injection-compression, & insert molding services of thermoset materials such as Phenolic resins, Bulk Molding Compounds (BMCs), Epoxies, & Diallyl Phthalates (DAPs).

Our customers rely on Woodland Plastics’ as a trusted thermoset molding supplier to provide expertise in applications experiencing high heat stability, metal-to-thermoset conversion, & lightweighting/cost reduction efforts.



High Heat Stability

Customer Pain Point – Existing or new component assemblies may degrade chemically and/or dimensionally while exposed to high heat during application use.

What Thermoset Molding Provides – Heat resistance & dimensional stability up to 500+ degrees Fahrenheit.

Why Partner with Woodland Plastics – Woodland Plastics offers extensive experience & expertise in product applications exposed to high temperatures and/or harsh environments.


Metal-to-Thermoset Conversion

Customer Pain Point – Secondary operations required for existing metal component assemblies, including costly machining and finishing.

What Thermoset Molding Provides – Consolidation of multiple parts without compromising performance, drastically limiting or eliminating secondary operation costs including machining and finishing.

Why Partner with Woodland Plastics – Woodland Plastics offers integrated manufacturing solutions with support in engineering, tooling, and material selection to efficiently and effectively convert customers’ existing metal component assemblies to thermoset components.


Lightweight, Cost Efficient

Customer Pain Point – Component assembly needs to be lighter to reduce overall cost of an assembly.

What Thermoset Molding Provides – Provides a much lower part weight, while improving manufacturability and lowering overall manufacturing costs.

Why Partner with Woodland Plastics – With decades of experience assisting customers with lightweighting efforts in various industries, Woodland Plastics remains committed to offering low-cost weight reduction options for existing component assemblies.

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Thermoset Molding Capabilities

Shot Size 1 to 75 oz
5.5 to 95 in3
Phenolic (1.4 Sp. Gr. @ 80% Capacity) 1 to 1800 grams
BMC (1.8 Sp. Gr. @ 80% Capacity) 330 to 2240 grams
Clamping Force 25 to 500 tons
Maximum Mold Size 30" x 44" x 28"
Number of Cavities 1 to 48
Tolerance (+/-) .002" - .006" (per inch)
Material
Phenolic Resins
Bulk Molding Compounds (BMC)
Diallyl Phthalates (DAPs)
Epoxies
Mold Process Type
Injection
Injection Compression
Compression
Insert Molding
Feeding Systems Hopper (Phenolic)
Hydraulic Stuffer (BMC)
Secondary Processes
Deflashing
Post-baking
Drilling
Tapping
Assembly
Painting
Packaging
Grinding
Additional Services
Engineering
Design
Product Development
Tooling
Fixtures
Mold Maintenance
Quality ISO 9001:2008 Certified
Manufacturing Systems Enterprise IQ: Manufacturing ERP Software System running real time production data
Industry Focus
Appliance
Automotive
Electrical
Lighting
Energy
Intended Application
Ashtrays
Brush Holders
Pulleys
Pump Housings
Transmission Components
Valve Covers
Bobbins
Circuit Breakers
Fuse Housing
Relays
Stand-off Insulators
Baffles
Switch Plates
Bases
Handles / Knobs
Torque Converter Thrust Washers
Appliance Terminal Blocks
Fuel Cell Components
Motor Housings
Professional Affiliations
UL Certified
Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
Tooling Manufacturers Association (TMA)
Typical Tooling Lead Time 5 to 12 weeks
Typical Production Lead Time 2 to 4 weeks
Production Volume
500 to 20,000,000 units
Medium Run
Long Run
File Capability
AutoCAD
Solid Works
Photographs
PDF
MS Office Suite

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