Technology Tuesday: Mold Maintenance and Repair Products

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Cruise through this week’s Technology Tuesday slideshow to see the latest products in mold maintenance and repair.


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Sometimes, money is better spent on a quality maintenance tool than on a new mold, tool or machine. In that case, what’s the latest in maintenance? This week’s Technology Tuesday blog is a run of the latest maintenance products featured in our print magazine and online. Cruise through the slideshow to glimpse everything from tippers to washers and welders to blast cleaners. You might spot something that will really help your molds and tools perform their best.

Interested in the latest mold maintenance and repair trends and strategies? Check out the Mold Maintenance and Repair Zone. Get the inside scoop from professionals like Steve Johnson, president of MoldTrax and contributor of our “Maintenance Matters” column, or check out our case studies, which will give you insight on what has worked for other shops.

Featured in this week’s slideshow are products from Ransohoff (a subsidiary of Cleaning Technologies Group), Fisa North America, Wee-Split Inc., Cold Jet, LLC, Grieve Corporation, Phoenix Laser Solutions, Amada Miyachi America, Inc. and Die Sep.


  • Cleaning Molds: Part I

    Cleaning a mold is a critical part of the repair process, but many myths must be dispelled.

  • Mold Cleaning Done Right Takes a Systematic Approach

    Mold cleaning is just one part of a systematic and comprehensive approach to mold maintenance. Here’s one moldmaker’s strategy for injection mold cleaning and an explanation of where and why different techniques are employed.

  • Vacuum Heat Treating of Tool Steels

    Tool steel refers to a variety of carbon and alloy steels that are particularly well-suited to be made into tools, however, special attention needs to be paid during their heat treatment so as to achieve the best properties for a given application.