Microplastics Presents Improved Component Manufacturing Solutions
In New Brochure on Insert Molding
St. Charles, IL In a new 6-page capabilities brochure,
Microplastics, Inc. presents the way to reach ambitious component
manufacturing objectives such as smaller size, enhanced performance,
increased reliability, and improved manufacturability at lower cost,
using unique insert molding solutions. Microplastics insert
molding expertise, state-of-the-art equipment, and highly efficient
process provide time and cost savings in the manufacture of switches
and relays, lighting components, fixtures, connectors, timers, disk
and tape drive components, and many others.
The brochure presents Microplastics' complete capabilities including
engineering, tooling, molding, and assembly under one roof. It explains
the Microplastics Process, which helps ensure the success
of insert molding projects from feasibility evaluations through
final testing. In addition, the literature outlines the benefits
of insert molding, which include reduced assembly and labor costs,
reduced size and weight, increased reliability, and increased design
For more information, or to request a copy of this brochure, contact
Press Fit Technology
Microplastics Proprietary Compliant Contacts Provide Superior Retention Ratings with Minimal Insertion Forces!
Press fit technology is used to eliminate the need to solder mechanical components to PCB boards. Not familiar with press fit technology, request an onsite demonstration of this money
Since the mid 1990’s Microplastics has been incorporating press fit technology into electromechanical components for major
tier 1 customers that include Delphi, TRW, Autoliv and Hella. Microplastics has press fit solutions for 0.64mm and 0.8mm
2010 – Forecasting to ship various products containing a combined total of 30 million press fit contacts.
2009 – Shipped various products containing a combined total of over 15 million press fit contacts.
October 2009- Microplastics proprietary press fit design is approved by Hella Electronics for use in automotive applications including temperature classes ranging from -40°C to +175°C.
2009 – Microplastics becomes the largest North American supplier of crash sensor housings (safety electronics sensors) with integrated press fit technology used in Ford Vehicles.