Using Digital Thermography in Mold Manufacture

Originally titled 'Throwback Thursday: Using Digital Thermography in Mold Manufacture'

This week’s Throwback Thursday feature provides a reminder to consider the value of using digital thermography to detect root causes of molding issues.

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How many times has it happened that you built a mold and, before delivering it to a customer, you sampled it only to find it not performing as it should. Frustration sets in, and you, along with a few of your co-workers, end up spending hours trying to find the root cause.

I know this happens to every moldmaker, no matter how good the team is. Something always manages to put a damper on what should be the happy completion of a quality mold performing at optimal capacity. Well, this week’s Throwback Thursday feature provides a reminder about the value of using digital thermography to detect root causes for molding issues. Published in MMT’s February 2011 edition, author Rich Oles of PSG Plastic Service Group Inc. provides the ins and outs of digital thermography, including some examples to illustrate how much faster and easier it can be to find that root cause and fix it.

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