How to Mold Living Hinges

Living hinges are popular in low-cost containers, like the ones you see on Tic Tac or floss containers. But the use of living hinges can vary widely, and so the molding technique is also often used for producing medical instruments such as hemostats.

As you could expect, molding living hinges would be much more difficult without modern plastic injection molding technology. Especially seeing as the hinge itself relies on the plasticity of the material to last longer.

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