Design for Manufacturing (DFM)
AKA Plastics provides superior part design consultation, mold design and engineering services.
Our tool and die professionals are able to utilize advanced in-house engineering software to create 3D renderings and in-process simulations, allowing us to validate the final design prior to manufacture. This process also ensures all issues are addressed early in the product lifecycle.
AKA Plastics offers full turnkey management of your projects from prototype to production. Using Rapid Prototyping to bring your product ideas to life without a huge investment of time and money. 3D printing allows engineers, designers, managers and end users to check designs for usability, appearance, manufacturability, fit, function, etc., We will advance your concept and ideas into a custom mold design that can be produced in the most cost-effective manner.
- 3-D Printing
- Rapid Prototyping (SLA)
- High Speed CNC
From concept to final part, our skilled toolmakers know how to develop the right mold for your part.
By fine-tuning mold, die, and fixture designs, we ensure that your products will be in compliance with all of your standards and requirements.
We provide a complete package of in-house construction, production and maintenance. This allows a speedy and efficient production of your moulds.
- Single and Multi-Cavities Molds
- Hot Runner Molds
- 2-Shot Molds (overmolding)
- In-house tool room capabilities
Our molding department equipment consists of 32 state-of the-art injection molding presses that range from 40 ton to 1800 ton. Our presses are capable of producing small volume parts for startups to high volume parts for established product lines, and in a wide variety of sizes.
We have broad processing experience encompasses a wide array of materials – from engineering grades and implantable bio-resins to commodity grade polymers.
We mold complex parts meticulously as per our customer’s specifications. Our in-depth experience with the materials and processes help us meet the geometry and tolerances that any product demands.
A range of value-added services we provide as part of our design-to-shipping turnkey solution for plastic injection molded products.We perform a wide range of assembly services to prepare our customer’s products for their respective markets. We assemble finished plastic injection molded products from modules and components.
- Machining (including fabricating, drilling and tapping)
- Silk Screen Printing
- Adhesive Assembly
- Custom Packaging
- Device Assembly & Sub-Assemblies
- Inventory Management & Distribution
- Other Customer Specified Services Available Upon Request
At AKA Plastics, we fully understand that developing, maintaining and constantly improving our quality edge in all our manufacturing and business processes from initial order to final delivery is the most important thing. All tools and molded parts are fully qualified by our Quality Assurance staff using state-of-the-art inspection equipment. The quality of our work is closely monitored and maintained throughout the entire manufacturing and production process.
- ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 certified
- Documented Quality System
- Documented inspection plans
- Visual control plans
- Custom packaging
- Material and lot traceability
- Customer tailored inspection programs
- Special Fixtures (If Needed)
- SQC, SPC capability
- First Article Inspection (FAI)
- Full Dimensional and Mechanical Lab Services