Machining

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.
Feature Articles

Magnetic Matters

Feature Articles

Real-Time Mold Production

An automated five-axis machining/EDM cell offers a cost-effective alternative to series and batch mold manufacturing.
Video

Five-Axis Solution to High Mold Surface Finish Accuracy

A five-axis vertical CNC jig boring-milling machine that offers the exceptionally high accuracy needed for moldmaking.
New Product

Self-Centering Sprue Grippers Available in Two Jaw Styles

Fipa’s 2016 Series of self-centering, gap-free sprue grippers feature a wide jaw opening, high closing force, single-acting operation, and easy assembly and disassembly.



Follow Us on Youtube Subscribe to MMT Subscribe to our newsletter