Because of the mold cost reason, the metal injection molding usually can’t suit to low-volumes production, but it will very effective in mass production. Generally speaking, an annual output of 200, 000 or more is attractive.
Seldom people want to undertake production task from 5,000 to 20,000 per year. It is possible that lower than 5,000 per year, but most of supplier don’t want to put energy to this similar projects.
Thus, MIM have a greatly attractive to mobile phone components.
When the components have hole, groove, tuber features, the metal injection molding(MIM) is very effective.