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TOOLING & INJECTION MOLDING

FATHOM has formed The FATHOM Tooling+ Team, building on more than eight decades of tooling and injection molding experience. FATHOM offers a single-source global solution that supports any size company’s low- to high-volume molding needs. In-house experts working side-by-side are improving the injection mold business model—accelerating the quoting process, as well as including DFM (design for manufacturing) overview with every initial quote.

  • Rapid Tool In As Soon As 2 Days & 1K Parts in 3 Days

  • Prototype Tool In As Soon As 10 Days & 10K Parts in 14 Days

  • Production Tool In As Soon As 3 Weeks & Up To 25K Parts in As Soon As 21 Days (Tools Can Be Built for 250,000 to 1,000,000 Shots)

  • DFM Overview Included with Every Initial Quote

The FATHOM team also offers an accelerated training program for anyone involved in the product development process who wants to learn more about how to efficiently and effectively navigate through the tooling and injection molding process. Check out the FATHOM calendar for upcoming dates or schedule a private session.


From consumer products to electronics to metal to automotive to aerospace, the FATHOM team works with all types of companies who want to enhance and accelerate their tooling and injection molding process. FATHOM experts also know how to leverage additive technologies and advanced processes throughout the process to help you realize products with the greatest functionality.

TOOL OPTIONS LEAD TIME PART QUANTITY MAXIMUM
PARTING LINE
MISMATCH
MAXIMUM
FLASH
TOOL
TOLERANCES
LINEAR
DIMENSIONS
PART COLOR PART FINISH
(COLOR)
PART FINISH
(TEXTURE)
3D Printed
Tools
2-6 Days 15-510 Shots 0.010in
0.020in ±0.005 +
0.002in/in
Natural,
Compound,
Customer-Resin
As 3D Printed As 3D Printed
Aluminum
Tools
3-7 Days 500-1,500
Shots
0.005in A2* Yes*
TOOL
OPTIONS
LEAD
TIME
PART
QUANTITY
MAXIMUM
PARTING LINE
MISMATCH
MAXIMUM
FLASH
TOOL
TOLERANCES
LINEAR
DIMENSIONS
PART
COLOR
PART FINISH
(COLOR)
PART FINISH
(TEXTURE)
Rapid Tool
(Master Unit
Die Base)
1.5-3 Weeks 5,000 Shots 0.010in 0.010in ±0.003 + 0.002in/in Pantone Colors A2 Yes
Prototype Tool
(Stand Alone)
2-4 Weeks 5,000-50,000 Shots 0.010in 0.007in ±0.005 +
0.002in/in
A2
Production Tool
5-10 Weeks
(Depends On
Size and
Complexity)
250,000-
1,000,000 Shots
(Depending On
Class of Tool
Selected )
0.005in 0.005in SPI
(Commercial)
A1

*Note—May Affect Lead-Time

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 FEATURED DOWNLOADS //

Tooling & Injection Molding Services Brochure An Overview of FATHOM’s Tooling & Injection Molding Services Download Pdf
Tooling & Injection Molding Services Overview Parts in Days, Not Weeks or Months—Achieve Better Results Faster with an Advanced Additive Manufacturing Expert Download Pdf
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The FATHOM team’s ability to be agile is our greatest advantage other other molders—that’s how we get your results faster and better than traditional molding practices. Whether you need help with design elements, tool construction, material selection, or post operations involving decoration, you can count on this dynamic team for all of your molding needs.


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