Phoenix Molded Plastics of Prototypes

PISTOL GRIP

PHOENIX MOLDED PLASTICS

An ergonomic and manufacturable pistol grip design.

CAD Modeling, Human Factors Engineering, Design for Manufacturing, Prototyping, and Manufacturing Transfer

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

  • Matches the aesthetic as defined by the client
  • Injection Moldable
  • Ergonomic

PISTOL GRIP

PHOENIX MOLDED PLASTICS

An ergonomic and manufacturable pistol grip design.

CAD Modeling, Human Factors Engineering, Design for Manufacturing, Prototyping, and Manufacturing Transfer

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

Matches the aesthetic as defined by the client

Injection Moldable

Ergonomic

The initial design for this pistol grip began as a wooden, hand-sculpted prototype which was then 3D scanned and imported into CAD (computer aided design). Our designers then worked to convert this preliminary design into a manufacturable product.

Phoenix Molded Plastics Quick Turn Around CAD Drawings
Phoenix Molded Plastics Quick Turn Around CAD Drawings

The initial design for this pistol grip began as a wooden, hand-sculpted prototype which was then 3D scanned and imported into CAD (computer aided design). Our designers then worked to convert this preliminary design into a manufacturable product.

Pistol Grip using Powder-Based 3D Printing

Prototypes of the design were fabricated using a powder-based 3D printer in combination with silicone casting to give this prototype both the look and feel of the final product.

Pistol Grip using Powder-Based 3D Printing

Prototypes of the design were fabricated using a powder-based 3D printer in combination with silicone casting to give this prototype both the look and feel of the final product.

The final, production unit was designed to be injection molded with an overmold to provide a comfortable, yet firm grip for the user.

Pistol Grip of CAD Drawings
Pistol Grip of CAD Drawings

The final, production unit was designed to be injection molded with an overmold to provide a comfortable, yet firm grip for the user.

Pistol Grip with Quick Turn Around Injection Mold

Our client, Phoenix Molded Plastics, was then able to begin their own, in-house injection molded production of the design.

Pistol Grip with Quick Turn Around Injection Mold

Our client, Phoenix Molded Plastics, was then able to begin their own, in-house injection molded production of the design.

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