Mold Components

Mold components are what make the mold work and the mechanisms used to deliver a quality end product. Key components include mold bases, pins, ejectors, lifters, bushings, guides and alignment devices. Photo courtesy of SelfLube.
Feature Articles

Cooling of the Sprue

Using conformal cooling in sprue bushing design may be one solution for reducing cycle times.
Feature Articles

Simplifying Mold Design

Self-locking cylinders enable movement of sliding cores without the need for heel blocks or additional cylinders. This allows for a smaller mold base, less complex mold design and reduced material costs.
New Product

WESTEC 2017: Vises and Grippers Designed for Production and Five-Axis Machining

Fixtureworks will highlight its TriMax vises, its TG GripSerts carbide workholding grippers and the new Fairlane GP-Series rubber gripper pads.




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