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A&M Engineering Plastics, Inc.


Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: Does A&M do other types of plastic processing such as rotational molding, extrusion, or sheet?
A: No, we only do injection molding.


Q: Does A&M Preform product design functions?
A: No, we can however help "tweak" a product design to improve product strength, improve mold ability, help with material choice, and improve a tool design.


Q: Can A&M take my product design and contract a tool to be designed, built, and conditioned to produce my part to my specifications?
A: Yes, that is exactly what we do.  We provide tool design, conditioning, and production services for products we are chosen to do the production at our facility.


Q: How do I get a cost estimate for a product we are considering?
A: Send or E-mail the following information to amcaton@a-mplastics.com and please add RFQ in the Subject line.

  • A copy of the drawing or CAD model in IGES format.
  • Material type or grade including color.
  • Estimated annual requirement.
  • Can we reenter process generated regrind material into the parts, if so at what percentage.

If you are considering a transfer of an existing tool we need to know:

  • How many cavities the tool has.
  • Is it a conventional runner or hot runner tool.
  • Runner weight and part weight, if possible.
  • Annual requirement.
  • Can we reenter process generated regrind material into the process, if so at what percentage.