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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: Common Laser Welding Pitfalls
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Four key trouble areas that can negatively impact efficient and effective laser welding are communication, removal of air pockets, edge technique and selection of filler rod size.

The Designer's Edge: Cleaning and Maintaining the Mold in the Press
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Randy discusses cleaning and maintaining the mold in the press to reduce downtime.

Under the Scope: Mold Repair Workflow
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These seven steps can help any shop secure an effective mold repair procedure.

Using Data to Improve Mold Performance
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An easy way to get a snapshot of how a mold is operating is to run regular mold scans via a hot runner temperature controller.

Mastering Micro-TIG Welding
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Successfully meeting customer expectations for micro-TIG welding mold repair demands a certain level of knowledge and technique.

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OVERVIEW:
Mold Maintenance and Repair

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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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