MMT ZONE: Mold Maintenance and Repair

In the Trenches: Mold Repair
In this multi-part series of articles, contributer James Bourne, a tool repair supervisor and freelance writer, shares his own personal struggles in the business, as well as lessons learned and tricks of the trade garnered along the way. more (+)

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Under the Scope: Understanding the Task
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Asking a few simple questions will help the welder prepare for the job at hand to turn it around as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Educational Partnership Lays Fertile Ground for Cultivating Industrial Maintenance Workforce
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The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) has formed an educational partnership with Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) – one of the new national manufacturing innovation institutes -- and Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana to train community and technical college instructors, as well as industry trainers, in industrial technology maintenance (ITM).

Portable TIG Welders Offer Upgrade Flexibility
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Delivering as much as 210 amps of output power, Miller Electric’s Dynasty 210 and Maxstar 210 welders are designed for high TIG and stick performance in easy-to-use, versatile and portable packages that also allow for upgrade flexibility.

Mold Release Agents Formulated for Metal, Ceramic Parts
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Michem Release Agents 4002 and 4003 from Michelman have been formulated specifically for trouble-free release of both metal and ceramic molded parts.

A Look at Self-Cleaning Mold Technology
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A self-cleaning mold feature helps to eliminate hundreds of hours of mold maintenance a year, while reducing the risk of damage to the mold and making the cleaning process safer.

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Mold Maintenance and Repair

To keep a mold running it needs to be properly maintained and repaired. Essential processes include mold tryout, welding, cleaning and retrofitting.
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