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Medical Plastic Injection Molding

Many issues related to the design, selection, and processing of medical plastic injection machines are well known. Yet, some companies still face challenges in meeting the expectations of their customers. For over 10 years, TEAM MFG has been supplying various industries with high-quality products. We’re especially sensitive to the requirements of medical equipment.
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Many issues related to the design, selection, and processing of medical plastic injection machines are well known. Yet, some companies still face challenges in meeting the expectations of their customers. For over 10 years, TEAM MFG has been supplying various industries with high-quality products. We’re especially sensitive to the requirements of medical equipment.


What is injection molding? What medical parts can it support? Why is it often preferred to other processes?


Injection molding is a process used to produce large quantities of plastic parts. It involves the injection of molten material into a mold.Once the cooling is finished, the mold is opened and the finished part ejected. In the medical industry, this process is used to produce devices and parts.

Insert-molded biopsy sets, cannulas, and stylets

● Dental instruments

● Luer taper hubs with ancillary attachments

● Injection-molded handles and trigger components

● Surgical instruments

● Prosthetics

● Implantable devices

● Tubes

● Plastic Injection Molding


With the rising cost of healthcare, injection molding is becoming more prevalent. This process is used to produce various plastic components.

● The main benefits of plastic injection molding include:

● Fast production once the mold has been made

● Low scrap generation

● Highly cost-effective due to automation, short production times, and low levels of waste

● Ability to fabricate complex parts with complex details in high volumes

● Optional fillers to make the plastic parts stronger and more durable

● Excellent consistency—all parts are identical irrespective of the number of parts made

● Biocompatibility of medical grade plastics

● Designs can be optimized for manufacturability

● Plastic Injection Molding for the Medical Industry


Plastic parts for medical devices have a range of special requirements such as: Intricate designs, Resistance to chemicals, heat, and moisture, Compliance with stringent FDA standards. Surgical devices have to be light and ergonomically designed while maintaining good functionality. Devices used for drug delivery need to have materials that are both durable and inert to avoid sterilizing.In short, the medical injection molding process is influenced by many design and functionality considerations, such as:

● Aesthetics

● Visual characteristics (transparency, opacity, color)

● Lubricity and resistance to wear and tear

● Chemical characteristics

● Water absorption or repellence

● Mechanical stresses of the operating environment in which the part is used

● Application temperatures


The main materials used in medical plastic injection molding are:

● Polypropylene

● Polycarbonates

● Polyetheretherketone (PEEK), a synthetic polymer used to make surgical implants

● Ultem™, a family of polyetherimide (PEI) products with properties and use cases similar to PEEK


With over 10 injection machines, TEAM MFG can handle various orientations and produce plastic parts that are in tolerances of less than 0.001 inches. We currently serve clients in a variety of industries, such as:

● Automotive

● Aerospace

● Defense

● Electronics

● Medical


Injection molding is a process that involves the use of plastic components with complex details. Medical injection molding can meet all the purity, complex design, and compliance requirements of the industry.


TEAM MFG is a leading manufacturer of injection molding parts. We are able to provide you with high-quality, cost-effective solutions for your medical device needs. Please contact us or request a quote for more information about our medical injection molding capabilities.


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