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part

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component

an item (e.g. a clutch) which is used in the assembly of a final product (e.g. a car). See PARTS FAMILY CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM, ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT, REPLACEMENT PART, AFTER-SALES CARE.
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The parting line of the mold must be precision finished to avoid flash, due to an LSR's low viscosity.
While this example is affected primarily by the location of the parting line (as determined by the foundry engineer and patternmaker), designers must be aware of the interdependence between the parting line, the undercuts and the draft angles.
Location of the parting line is one of the first steps in designing an injection mold for silicone rubber.