Do you have questions about the injection molding world, its processes and technology? Have a look at our FAQs to get a better understanding of injection molding!
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ASPEL is a plastic injection molding company specialized in meeting the strictest automotive quality requirements.
Our strong points are:
On top of that, ASPEL offers expert design improvement services for product parts.
ASPEL thinks global and acts local. Thanks to several production plants, manufacturing sites and offices in Belgium, Slovakia, Mexico and China, we are able to serve you around the world. Our worldwide presence and international culture are key to our success.
Plastic injection molding is a process in which large numbers of high-quality product parts are produced with great speed and accuracy.
Thermoplastic granules are melted until they are soft enough to be injected into a mold of hardened steel under high pressure.
After having cooled down in the mold, the plastic parts are ejected. After that, the process will be repeated.
Yes, ASPEL provides expert assistance during the design improvement of your product parts in order to meet the requirements of your drawings and design:
ASPEL disposes of several horizontal and vertical injection molding machines with rotating tables and turning plates in the range of 15 to 500 tons.
In addition to traditional machinery and processes, we work with advanced automation technology: from pick & place systems and 100% in-line quality checks to fully integrated automations including packaging solutions.
As a customer of ASPEL, your main contact will be located in our headquarters in Europe. A specifically assigned account manager will ensure a direct and globally transparent customer business relationship and will see to your every need.
All of our projects are managed according to ASPEL’s Program & Engineering Roadmap, consisting of 5 steps:
After receiving a Purchase Order, we start with a kick-off meeting organized by the dedicated Project engineer. During the kick-off meeting, the project engineer shares valuable project information with the defined project team, including plant members.
On finalizing a project, a final closure meeting will be organized before starting production. All project data are constantly managed in a tracking and tracing system.
At ASPEL, we constantly strive to improve our quality processes. To keep a close eye on our own quality requirements and on the quality requirements of our customers, we have the following equipment available at each of our plants:
Our head offices also dispose of a GOM optical 3D scanner, mainly used during Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP).
ASPEL uses thermoplastic polymers, mainly general and engineering polymers. These materials are sometimes combined with thermoplastic elastomers for 2K molding.