Injection Molding Makes it into Home Workshop

Injection molding has been with big business to long, its time for hobbyists to get in on the action
 
 
XJect Injection Molder
XJect Injection Molder
Dec. 11, 2008 - PRLog -- Kevin Regan from www.backyardengineer.com has completed his Bench top Thermal Injector code named "X-Ject V1". His niche is that plastic injection is a hobby that could not really exist even 10 years ago. Today, computers have changed the entire dynamic of a home workshop. 3D Scanners, CNC cutting machines and a wide assortment of technology was not feasible in someone’s garage. Today for a relatively small amount of money, manufacturing can be done at home. X-Ject V1 has the ability to shoot 2 ounces of resin by hand. The real difference between most thermal injectors and X-Ject is its design. X-Ject's name comes from the plate system that is set up which are in the form of 1/4" aluminum plate which are cut to form the shape of an "X". Another one of X-Jects main difference is it is designed to be modified by both designers and hobbyists. X-Jects are also designed to be upgraded to an automated version due to be released in late 2009. For more information please feel free to visit www.backyardengineer.com or email kevin@backyardengineer.com

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http://www.backyardengineer.com is a hobby site for people to browse and get involved in the fun of plastic thermal injection. XJect V1 works and is easy to use. I make things in my garage and I hope to be able to go from part time to full time.
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Source:Kevin Regan
Email:***@backyardengineer.com
Phone:914-714-2068
Zip:10704
Tags:Xject, X-ject, Injection Molding, Injection, Molding, Plastic Injection, Plastic Injection Molding
Location:Yonkers - New York - United States
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