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MMT ZONE: Machining

Flexible High-Speed Mold Machining
Use this planning guide to identify the right double-column machining center to fit your mold machining needs. more (+)

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Conversational CNC Helps Moldmaker Bridge Skills Gap
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What can a company do when it has a healthy flow of work running through its facility but a lack of skilled workers to complete it all in an efficient, cost-effective manner? This moldmaker found the solution in two Hurco VMX 42i CNC mills with conversational programming capability.

Mold Demo with Motion Control Technology
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Motion control technology that calculates thousands of algorithms in the background to provide faster throughput.

May the Force Be with You
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Unlocking the true potential of magnetic workholding for machining mold bases and inserts lies in understanding clamping and machining forces.

Moldmaker Experiments with Hollow Mold Inserts as Alternative to Conformal Cooling
Modern Machine Shop

A plastics manufacturer with in-house moldmaking explores a different option for applying additive manufacturing to making mold tooling.

Legacy Precision Molds Aims for Ingenuity in Every Job
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This Michigan moldmaker strives to deliver quality molds through ingenuity, "nimbleness" and a dose of home-grown integrity.

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Machining

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Machining (via the machine tool and cutting tool) shapes metal workpieces. Understanding both traditional and advanced machining techniques is critical to overcoming the various dimensional and finish challenges associated with mold machining. Processes include milling, drilling, grinding, high-speed machining, five-axis, hard milling, micro machining, large mold machining, multi-tasking, waterjet and laser. Workholding is also important.
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