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

Alignment Locks are Off-the-Shelf Solutions for Large Molds

Designed for molds weighing between 25,000 and 75,000 lbs, Progressive Components’ Z-Series of inserted bar locks provide mold designers and molders with off-the-shelf components for alignment of large molds, eliminating the need for in-house design and manufacturing.



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