Guidelines for Obtaining Accurate Injection Molding Quotes
When purchasing injection molding tooling and services, a mechanism for analyzing the quoting process and assessing the supplier’s ability to meet your project requirements is necessary. Projects vary greatly and costs are based on the quantity, material, complexity of the part and end use. Make sure the quoter understands the complete scope of the project, because it affects all the downstream processes and ensures an accurate quote is given. Here are a few guidelines to help you analysis the quoting process starting with tool design, fabrication, validation and production.