The Madison Group

Putting Years of Plastics Engineering Experience To Work For You

2615 Research Park Dr.
Madison, WI 53711
Phone: (608) 231-1907
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Case Studies

Our case studies exemplify some common issues that our engineers encounter and highlight how we were able to help our customers find a solution. Please review them by following the links and let us know if you have any questions. Call The Madison Group at (608) 231-1907, or contact us via our information request service for a no-obligation consultation. We'll be glad to speak with you about resolving any concerns you may have with your plastic part design or material.

Lightweighting of a Plastic Container

Key Words: Lightweighting, Virtual DOE, Injection Molding Simulation
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Fuel Filter Filling Analysis

Key Words: Moldflow, Nylon, Knit line, Weld line, Air trapping
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Actuating Lever Failure

Key Words: Failure, Environmental Stress Cracking
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Rain Barrel Analysis

Key Words: Failure, Creep, FEA, Design Evaluation
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Water Tubing Failure

Key Words: Failure, Tubing, Degradation, UV
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Acetal Housing

Key Words: Warpage, Moldflow, Acetal, Cooling
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Co-Injection Molding Analysis

Key Words: Furniture; Flow leader; Co-injection
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Knitline Failure Analysis

Key Words: Failure, Cross-sectioning, Knitline
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Runner Balance Analysis

Key Words: Family Mold, Runner Design, Moldflow
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Snap Fit Failure

Key Words: Failure, Snap Fit, Contamination, FTIR
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Creep Lifetime Prediction

Key Words: Creep, Lifetime prediction, Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
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Other Case Studies

Case StudyFailure of PVC Pipe

Case Study(HDPE) Outdoors Application

Case StudyWater Filter Housing Failure

Case StudyPolycarbonate Bottle Cap Failure

Case StudyCo-Injection Simulation of Luggage Carrier

Case StudyKnit Line Relocation for Automotive Body Panel

Case StudyCompression Molding of Radiator Support

Case StudyLawn Mower Wheel Failure

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