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Transmission Housing Extension for Automotive Industry

Injection Molding of Nylon Transmission Housing Extension for the Automotive IndustryAn automotive industry customer in Mexico contracted with us to manufacture this Nylon transmission housing extension. We fabricated the mold based on the customer's part drawings, which resulted in a part made from a single cavity mold, which was then machined after molding. The 1.2 pound housing was molded in our 300 ton injection molding equipment using 33% glass filled Nylon 66.

After molding, the inside diameter was machined, and then measured for dimensional accuracy. Once the housing was completed the part went to assembly which required the installation of torque limiters and seals, followed by leak testing.

The completed product featured a wall thickness of 3.5mm, it was 1232mm in length, and 187.85mm in width, and met tolerances of ±.1mm, and ±5.

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Project Highlights for Transmission Housing Extension

Product Description This 33% Glass Filled (GF) Nylon housing extension is used for leak testing and shipping a transmission assembly.
Custom Injection Molding Capabilities Applied/Processes
Mold Design
  • Managed Mold Build
Thermoplastic Injection Molding
  • Install Torque Limiters
  • Install Seal
Machine Diameter
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part Single Cavity Mold
300 Ton Thermoplastic Injection Molding Machine
Overall Part Dimensions
Wall Thickness: 3.5mm
Length: 1232mm
Width: 187.85mm
Tightest Tolerances
True Position of Ø.3mm
Circular Runout of .15mm
Profile of .6mm
Perpendicularity of Ø.05mm
Material Used Housing Extension: Nylon 66 33% Glass Filled
Torque Limiter: SAE or ANSI 12L14 Steel
Color Black
In process testing/Inspection performed Dimensional Inspection
Leak Testing
Estimated Part Weight 1.2 lbs
Industry for Use Automotive
Delivery Location Mexico
Standards Met Customer supplied print, CAD Drawing
Product Name Transmission Housing Extension

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