A group of moldmakers and manufacturers join forces to battle foreign competition and keep manufacturing alive and well in the U.S.HSM Hikes Moldmaking Productivity
Achieving the full benefit of high-speed, hard-mold machining requires insight into tools and processes.Preventing the Unthinkable
Your safety procedures protect employees from industry accidents - but what about from each other?The Steps to High-Speed Machining
The transition to high-speed machining (HSM) is necessary to compete in today's global mold market.The In's and Out's of Ballbar Calibration
This machine tool diagnostic device allows the detection of errors noticeable only while machine tools are in motion.Galvanic Corrosion: Prevention Equals Preservation
By educating yourself on some of the common causes of galvanic corrosion, you may save yourself from costly mold repair and rework in the future.How to Use Hot Runner Solutions to Help Your Customer
By offering creative, money-saving incentives to the customer, moldmakers can achieve an advantage over competitors.A New Form of Rapid Manufacturing
A new laminate tooling technology offers many advantages to moldmakers needing to produce "rapid tools" in a cost-effective manner.Coolants and Coolant Management
Managing the use and care of your metalworking fluids can significantly reduce costs, as well as provide a safe, clean working environment.Designing Molds That Work for You
Mold design approaches include full 2-D, a combination of 2-D and 3-D, and full 3-D.Bulked-Up Coatings Increase Mold Productivity
Which choice is the best coating - one that provides long production life and minimal maintenance needs.Laser Weld Repair of Molds
A nuclear weapons welding process is used to repair molds for the plastic injection mold industry.
A portable CAM measurement system cuts inspection times by 84 percent, improves accuracy and conducts tooling capability studies.