Virtual prove-outs prove the worth of stirring things up, both within the cooling channels of individual molds and in the plastics industry at large.
Sodick's latest wire EDM, showcased at a recent open house event, also features linear motors, custom base ceramics and other features common to the company's entire line.
A different take on stack tooling is helping this mold manufacturer provide substantial time and cost savings for increasing numbers of customers.
This mold manufacturer has committed to letting machine operators write their own CAM programs.
One of the many presentations at Makino's recent Technology Expo covered die/mold automation. Here are a few takeaways on things to think about early in any implementation.