Case Studies: Metal to Plastic Conversion

Metal to Plastic Conversion


Improve Price and Performance of high-pressure valve handle.


Design a lightweight, ergonomic, and chemically-resistant handle manufactured with an engineering grade resin.


  • Analyze operating environment
  • Select Resin
  • Develop preliminary design
  • Perform stress analysis
  • Manufacture prototypes for customer review/approval
  • Design and build tool
  • Perform PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
  • Go to full scale production