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Technology Tuesday: Hot Runners and Mold Components
This week’s Tech Tuesday blog brings readers a review of several products announced during the last few weeks, namely hot runner and mold componentry.
Components Feature 3D-Printed Conformal Cooling
Developed in partnership with Linear AMS (a Moog company), TruCool solutions from Milacron’s DME brand are highly complex mold cavities, cores and components with conformal cooling channels produced using direct metal laser melting.
Milacron's DME Announces Partnership with Linear AMS for Conformal Cooling Solution
Milacron’s DME Product Brand Announces Partnership with 3D Additive Leader Linear AMS to Provide Revolutionary Conformal Cooling Solutions under its New TruCool® Product Line
Milacron to Consolidate DME's North American Mold Base Operations
On Friday, Milacron informed the employees at the DME Youngwood, Pennsylvania, mold base manufacturing facility that all operations will be moving to DME’s facility in Greenville, Michigan, late this summer.
Technology Showcase: Case Studies, Part 2
For the many differences between moldmaking companies that I’ve observed, there are just as many similarities, and by that I mean challenges shared. You may find some solutions here.
Building a Better Tool
Collaboration was key to building a mold that would drastically cut cycle time.
Throwback Thursday: Best Practices for Surface Finishing
Surface finishing is as critical an aspect of building a mold as the design, so a review of some best practices is always a good idea.
Quickly Getting to the Root of the Problem
Diagnostic device helps molders simply check hot runner cables to ensure connectivity.
Simplified Multimeter Speeds Hot Half Testing
DME’s MoldXChecker is designed test the hot half of a mold faster and more reliably than the traditional method of multimeter testing, which requires touching each terminal.
Micro-Welding System Repairs Small Areas of Molds
DME’s ProWeld micro-welding system is well-suited for repairing very small areas of molds without the need for other types of welding such as argon, laser and TIG.
Mold Maker, Designer Recognized at Amerimold
SPE presented its moldmaker and mold designer of the year awards to Harry Raimondi of Bales Metal Surface Solutions (Downer’s Grove, Illinois) and Chris Hanes of Micro Mold Company Inc. and Plastikos Inc. (Erie, Pennsylvania).
Common Sense Innovation and Moldmaker Collaboration
As I walked the aisles of NPE last month, taking in all the plastics-related technologies and solutions on display, two obvious trends emerged: logical innovation and moldmaker collaboration.
Product Focus Slideshow: Hot Runners
The Product Focus in the February issue of MoldMaking Technology highlights a number of hot runner technologies.
Slideshow: Hot Runner Technology
Check out some of the latest in hot runner technology.
Temperature Control System Enhances Hot Runner Operations
Designed to help optimize injection molding performance, the DME Intelligent Temperature Control System offers a small footprint and plug-and-play compatibility with a range of hot runner systems.
DME Company Announces Sales Team Additions
Seasoned industry veterans bring diverse expertise to plastics industry customers.
Hot Runner Running Efficiently?
Follow these tips to set up your system and keep it running smoothly.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville Student Awarded DME Plastics University Scholarship
DME Company, a leading manufacturer of mold technologies, has awarded a $1,000 DME Plastics University scholarship to a senior student at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
A Handy Reference
Whether the goal is to learn or to refresh existing knowledge, this online tool delivers with diagrams and animations that illustrate concepts at the heart of any mold manufacturing operation.
DME Manufacturing Expansion Boosts Large Mold Base Production
DME has expanded mold base manufacturing capabilities at its three North American manufacturing centers, enabling the company to produce large mold bases more quickly and efficiently for moldmakers.