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.
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Cooling of the Sprue

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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.
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"Rule of Thumb" vs. Engineered Lock Selection

A guide that applies engineering principles is designed to help engineers select properly sized alignment components.
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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.



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