Multi-Shot Injection Molding & 2-Shot Injection Molding

June 8, 2016


OBT plastics specializes in multi-shot injection molding as well as 2-shot plastic injection molding. We have extensive experience in designing and building high quality molds for multi-shot and 2-shot injection molded plastics for a wide range of application.

Multi-shot plastic injection molding and 2-shot plastic injection molding is an efficient and cost effective methods for molding custom plastic parts with two or more plastic resins or colors in one operation.


In multi-shot and 2-shot custom plastic injection molding, plastic polymers from two or more injection units are applied through independent nozzles on one plastic parts such as soft-grip handle inserts, multi-colored parts, dashboard or instrumentation, or parts with molded seals, flexible hinges, or movable components.



The multi-shot and 2-shot plastic injection molding technology enables:


Multi-color, multi-material and multi-components parts


  • New and wider range of designs

  • More complex parts and reduced cost

  • Production, handing and assembly efficiencies and savings

  • Reduction of multiple and secondary operations

Lower part cost

  • Enhanced product features and appeal, including tactile

  • Improved part and end use product integrity and quality

  • Elimination of secondary process for logos, graphics and text



With multi-shot and 2-shot plastic injection molding. You get the interrelated functionality, multiple colors and materials, molded graphics and soft touch layers over rigid components you want, while reducing productions steps, time and cost.

Applications for Multi-shot or 2-shot injection molded Plastics


OBT plastics has many years or experience with multi-shot and 2-shot plastic injection molding, and designing and building high quality multi-shot and 2-shot molds, for a wide range of applications, including :


  • Soft touch handle grips and components

  • Power tool handles

  • Electronic toothbrush handles 

  • Multi-color parts, switches, knobs, enclosures and assemblies

  • Movable parts and components

  • Parts with flexible hinges

  • Vibration, noise dampening and isolation

  • Caps and enclosures

  • Medical devices

  • Dental products

  • Two toned plastic lenses




OBT plastics multi-shot and 2 shot plastic injection molding capabilities include:


  • Two-shot material molding

  • High quality multi-shot tool design and building

  • Automated parts handling and packaging 

  • Robotics and automated assembly

  • High volume production

  • Tight tolerances

  • Material/product traceability

  • Full range of value-added and secondary finishing operations


From concept to delivery, learn more about how OBT plastics provides a competitive advantage for multi-shot and 2-shot injection molded plastics, through early involvement in the design and engineering phase, design for manufacturability, effective project management, in house mold building, material selection support, and via our systems in the United states ,Israeli and China.

OBT plastics today to start a conversation about your 2-shots or multi-shot injection molding needs, or to review your current components and assemblies to see if customs multi-shot plastic injection molding can give u a competitive advantage!

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