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Thermoset Molding

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

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

High Heat Stability

Customer Pain Point – Existing or new component assemblies may degrade 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.

Chemical Resistance

Customer Pain Point – Product application may be exposed to oils, automotive fluids, or even rainwater run-off that could include salt or other chemicals.

What Thermoset Molding Provides – With excellent chemical resistance, thermoset molded parts and components will not corrode nor be affected physically when exposed to harsh chemicals or fluids.

Why Partner with Woodland Plastics – Woodland Plastics’ thermoset molding example list features various product applications exposed to chemical fluids and oils or submerged in water.

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

Thermoset Material Capabilities
Phenolic Resin

Bulk Molding Compound (BMC): Glass and Mineral Filled
Unsaturated Polyester (UP) & Vinyl Ester
Diallyl Phthalate (DAP)
Molding Processes
Machine Size/ Clamping Force 25 - 500 Tons
Maximum Mold Size 30" x 44" x 30"
Number of Cavities One or Multiple
Production Volume
Medium-Long Run 10,000 units up to 10,000,000+
Feeding Systems
Hopper (Phenolic) Hydraulic Stuffer (BMC)
Quality Certifications
ISO/TS 16949:2009 ISO 9001:2008
Real-Time Manufacturing Systems Enterprise IQ: Manufacturing ERP Software System
Automotive Applications
Headlamp Reflectors
Powertrain Components
Solenoids & Caps
Transmission Components
Gear Housings
Heat Shields
Thrust Washers
Valve Housings
Appliance Applications
Covers & Lids
Outdoor Grill Handles & Components
Vent Trims
Control Panels
Motor Housings
Oven & Range Components

Electrical & Lighting Applications
Brush Holders
End Caps
Standoff Insulators
Circuit Breaker Components
Electrical Housings & Enclosures
Electric Motor Components
Slip Rings
Starter Caps
Industrial & Other Applications
Fuel Cell Components
Load Rings
Pump Housings
Frac Balls
HVAC Components
Pump Housings
Wind Turbine Components
For questions on Woodland Plastics' thermoset molding capabilities, please contact us via email at or reach us via phone at (630)-543-1144.

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