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Published: 4/18/2017

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.

Published: 4/13/2017

Throwback Thursday: Smart Tooling

Combining cavity sensors with hot runner valve gate control yields new applications and greater process gains.

Published: 3/3/2017

Building a Better Tool

Collaboration was key to building a mold that would drastically cut cycle time.

Published: 2/28/2017

Slideshow, Technology Showcase: Molds and Molding

Last month I was able to escape a nasty winter storm by heading to the warm west coast where many mold builders, molders and technology suppliers set up shop to show off their capabilities.

Published: 11/8/2016

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, After K

By all accounts K 2016 was a success. According to show management, attendees were delighted with the wealth of new technical developments presented by raw materials producers, machinery manufacturers and producers of semi-finished and technical par...

Published: 10/4/2016

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, A K 2016 Preview

As K 2016 quickly approaches, we’re providing a preview of a few of the products that will be featured there from October 19-26 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Published: 7/1/2016

2016 Digital "Technology Review and Sourcing Guide" Available

If it's time to upgrade old equipment, try an alternative process, invest in a new strategy or just shop around, MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is the perfect companion to your decision-making process.

Published: 4/1/2016

The Designer's Edge: Hydraulics for Slides, Ejection or Cores

Randy discusses tips and tricks for avoiding mold downtime when it comes to hydraulics for slides, ejection or cores and hot runner plugs or connections.

Published: 5/29/2015

The Designer's Edge: More on Venting

Randy shares how his views on venting specs have changed since moving from the tool shop to the molding side of the business.

Published: 5/15/2015

The Designer's Edge: Venting

Randy shares a real-world perspective on venting and exposes the true value of tool standards.