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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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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