Mould design with removable inserts to cut down costs by half
December 8, 2020

Customer Name: Jean Muller

Component Name: Yellow cover

Challenge:
The customer required two similar covers, one with a locking rib and one without. Since the rib was large, two separate moulds were required. That will increase the project cost by double, and hence it will not be a cost-effective solution.

Solution:
TPI team designed the mould with the removable inserts installed along with it. These inserts allowed the customer to use a single mould to obtain two different components, thereby cutting the costs by half.

Result:
The customer was not only able to launch his product into the market but was also able to do so in a cost-effective manner. This helped him to capture a larger portion of the market share than they initially do.

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