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2021 Manufacturing Forecast Review

While 2020 may have been a challenging time for most manufacturers and product teams, the industry responded effectively, and most companies are poised to deal with any future challenges.

Companies naturally felt the pinch created by the COVID 19 pandemic. At the same time, the slow-down created a window of opportunity where you could review your current operations and find new ways to improve your efficiencies. With 2021 in full swing, it’s now time to capitalize on these enhancements. With that in mind, here is the latest

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    Plastic Assembly Process Development

    At Thermal Press, we understand that a quality assembly process is vital for today’s consumer and medical product industries. When it comes to a new product introduction (NPI) or prototyping project, you’ll need to work with a team of experts that have years of industry experience and access to the latest technologies.

    Thermal Press is a leader in plastic assembly and heat sealing solutions. With a range of platforms and configurations available, we will work with your product team for their plastic assembly process development requirements. We can customize our..

    How Does Heat Staking Work?

    Heat staking is a method of joining two components of the same or varied materials without the use of adhesives or fasteners. It’s a relatively straightforward process using heat and force, and an integral part of many production lines.

    Here’s what you need to know about heat staking.

    What Is Heat Staking and What Materials Is It Used On?

    Heat staking is a versatile and economical process to join materials by fitting a plastic stud (the..

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    Heat Staking Examples in Consumer Appliances

    While heat staking may sound like a strange term when
    brought up in a social conversation, chances are you interact with products
    that have undergone heat staking every day. Heat
    is a technique used in the production and manufacture of products
    where components of various materials need joining together, which is quite
    common in consumer appliances.

    While heat staking is often utilized when joining two
    plastic components, it is also viable for joining plastic to metal and many
    consumer products are assembled..