Is Plastic Mold More Expensive than Metal Mold?

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Every coin has two sides. Plastic mold can be very cheap and also expensive. Metal mold is the same as plastic mold. It depends on the material of mold and whether it is difficult or easy to make.
Plastic mold’s structure is comparatively complicated and the time it needs to process is long. The costs are higher. Compared with metal mold, it has higher efficiency of molding. It can forms more complicated shape and function by mold design and it spends less molding fee. However, it needs more precise and complex mold flow control. Therefore, sometimes plastic mold needs more costs than metal mold.