MMT Blog

Everyone talks about training, but what about “rhinoceros training”? “Go after a rhinoceros-size goal: one equal to your potential and do not underestimate yourself.”

That’s exactly what Scott Phipps, owner of United Tool and Mold (UTM) did back in 1995. The first step to rhinoceros training is to grab a sheet of paper and write in capital letters:

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Molds are considered a commodity. A statement all too familiar to most of us, as it has become the general attitude within the injection molding industry that hires employees who do not fully understand the complexity of manufacturing an injection mold. I want to share a perspective that may help facilitate the buying and selling of molds, as I have experience working on both sides of the process, selling injection molds to buyers and buying injection molds as a purchasing manager.

 

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There are a lot of small parts working together in moldmaking that help make a mold, whether it be simple or complex, successful. Below, you can find products from MoldMaking Technology supplier companies that help along in the moldmaking process. There are cavity pressure sensors ideal for use with tightly packed ejector pins, cutting tools useful for meeting threading applications or with a wide variety of cutting depths, 3D printers that use the latest in digital light processing technology or even support pads to keep items safely lifted within your shop. Check out the brief description of each product below, or click on the product link to see more details.

 

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