Video: 3D Printing of Injection Molds at Whale

Peter Zelinski

3. July 2014

Can plastic be used to mold plastic? This pump maker with in-house injection molding machines talks about how it now makes molds for these machines by printing the molds in plastic.

How do you 3D print an injection mold in plastic, put it into an injection molding machine, and then use that plastic mold to produce plastic parts?

That was the question pump manufacturer Whale faced when it first considering making injection mold tooling in this way. Watch the company print and use these plastic molds, and talk about its experience with them, in this video from Stratasys.

Learn more about using plastic molds to make plastic parts in this article.