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Insert molding of films

Insert molding of films

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Hello, new to the forum. I was wondering if anyone out there has done any insert molding of metal films (preferably aluminum). I'm trying to use the Al as a diaphragm/seal in a plastic part and I was hoping I could insert mold directly onto the part or insert mold a ring on the outside of the part and then weld it to another plastic part. The film will be thin (less than 0.002") and will be approximately 0.5" in diameter.

RE: Insert molding of films

I tried insert molding metal shim stock, it was stainless steel and twice as thick as that and the molding pressure blew it all over the place. We gave up on it.

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