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Injection Molding Spacer For Aerospace

Veejay Plastic injection molding company was contacted by an engineering and product development company to design a custom product. The product was required to perform at high temperatures in cryogenic feed lines and industrial cold transfer lines. It would be used to support the fabrication and performance of Wrapped Multi-Layer Insulation (WMLI).

The challenge was to produce a light weight polymer that could be used in the fabrication of WMLI. The product would also have to support the testing of WMLI prototypes at -320F. Veejay Plastic designed and completed the micro injection molding a ‘Spacer’, a polymer posts weighing less than five milligrams (0.005gram).

The polymer could reduce heat transfer during insulation, as well as control layer spacing. Thus, Veejay Plastic was able to help the client to manufacture WMLI prototypes for testing at -320F. The injection molding spacer has now been added as part of the client proprietary technology.

Micro Injection Molding of ‘Spacer’ for the Aerospace Industry - Project Details

Product Description Spacer is designed to reduce heat transfer through the insulation, and control layer spacing, and is part of Quest Thermal Group’s proprietary discrete spacer Technology.
Injection Molding Capabilities Applied/Processes Micro Molding
Heat Treated
control layer spacing
Overall Product Specification Weight: 5 milligrams
Size: 5 micrometers
snap feature: 0.005”
Tested at -320F
Material Used Highly engineered thermoplastic resin
Finish WMLI prototypes
Industry for Use Aerospace, Scientific
Standards Met testing at -320F.
Product Name Spacer

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