In Reply to: plastic/rubber injection posted by daniel on 07/04/01 at 7:59 AM:
Plastic is thermoplastic ( it melts when heated)
Rubber is thermoset (it solidifies when heated, like boiling egg)
So when you talking about injecting rubber & plastic they are completely different machines.
However , there are some thermoplastic rubber , eg like Katron & Santropene , you can still use the plastic injection machine to do rubber like items.
Some rubber material information is available at our site: