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Young Leaders: Blazing New Trails
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Today I’m happy to be able to blog about the third honoree of three who were honored at the recent Annual Meeting of the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA).

Spray Grease Lubricant Reduces Mold Friction, Sticking
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Designed to increase mold production by reducing friction and sticking issues, PCS’ Cera Lube is a white lithium grease lubricant formulated to spray on evenly and set dry.

Gas, Electric Furnaces Used for Preheating Molds
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Grieve’s No. 862 and No. 863 furnaces both are currently used for preheating molds.

Laser Applications Lab Offers Expanded Capabilities
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Control Micro Systems says it has expanded the capabilities of its laser applications lab to include shorter pulse widths, higher peak power, more wavelengths and more diversified lasers.

Washing, Deburring Systems Customized to Individual Applications
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Sugino’s Zippel brand of industrial part washing and deburring systems are custom designed and built to maximize the cleaning quality, cost-effectiveness, and eco-friendliness of each individual application.

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Surface Treatment

Proper treatment of the mold’s surface is key to its quality, corrosion-resistance, wear, tool life, etc. Some of the processes used to treat molds include polishing, heat treatment, plating, coating, texturing and engraving.
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