Earlier this year, President Trump implemented a 35% tariff on plastic injection molds
The true definition of viscosity is “the resistance to flow” and in molding this is a very important factor when trying to make a good part for your customer. There are many different ways to influence viscosity and they are all dependent on the situation at hand. It is important to note that viscosity is most affected by two things: heat and shear. This blog is intended to help you understand what to look out for when adjusting certain parameters and how the adjustments will affect your material.