How Material Choice Influences Manufacturing
Deciding what material to use is driven mainly by the application. However, it is wise to consider the manufacturing process it will drive. When choosing between glass and a polymer, one is also often choosing between glass wafer processing and injection molding. Use this table  to get a quick snapshot of the critical differences between glass wafer processing and injection molding to best understand how material choice influences manufacturing.
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