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Machining

High-Pressure Coolant System Line Offers Machine Tool Application Flexibility

The LNS North America ChipBLASTER line has been divided into the B-, F- and V-Series, according to pressure and application for easier selection.

Mold Components

Mold Components Target Route Cooling Lines

Progressive Components offers mold designers more route cooling line options within the tool with Diverting Rods, Seal Cores and O-Rings.

Cutting Tools

Exchangeable Drills and Tool Steel Holders For Faster Changeovers, Longer Insert life

The i-ONE line from YG-1 offers micro-grain carbide drill inserts, and premium tool steel holders with coolant channels that resist corrosion and wear and ensure body clearance.

Mold Components

Stainless Steel Spiral Cores Issue Homogeneous Conformal Cooling

Hasco’s extended spiral core mold components in stainless steel guarantee efficient heat transfer and homogeneous core cooling for medical and cleanroom technologies.

Additive Manufacturing

How to Improve Mold Venting with Metal Additive Manufacturing

Patented 3D-printed mold insert design rapidly evacuates gases while preventing plastic flash-through, eliminates costly maintenance and need for press-side temperature-control units.

Additive Manufacturing

Agemaspark Purchases 3D Metal Printing Machine, Improves Efficiency of Mold Tool

The EOS 290 enables manufacturing of mold tools through a conformal cooling technique to produce laser-sintered inserts. The technique improves efficiency of a mold tool by as much as 20%. 

Mold Components

Stainless Steel Cooling Range Guarantees Reliable, Leak-Proof Temperature Control

Hasco’s cooling range is a clean and reliable temperature control system for effectively cooling injection molds when using hot or cold water or heat-transfer oil. 

Cutting Tools

Cutting Tools and Inserts Deliver High Feed Milling and Versatility

Dormer Pramet’s economical range of high feed cutters and inserts enable productive machining of a variety of materials for die and mold applications.

Mold Components

Mold Inserts Ensure Versatile Traceability Solutions

DME is providing customers with mold inserts for date, part and resin identification. 

Mold Components

Daters and Center Inserts Provide Continuous Quality and Reliability

CUMSA USA continues to provide continuous reliability and quality with its stainless steel original daters and center insert components.

Additive Manufacturing

A Multi-Metal Additive Approach to Optical Quality Molds

Researchers propose a new approach to producing mold inserts with optical surface quality and no degradation using electroforming, thermal spray, and selective laser melting.

Cutting Tools

Drill Head Series Provide Consistent Performance

Sunnen Products Company offers a series of drill heads, inserts and pads that are directly interchangeable with Sandvik deep-hole drilling tools.

Cutting Tools

Square Shoulder Milling Cutter Improves Roughing Operations and Reduces Power Consumption

Seco Tool introduces its double square shoulder cutter design and inserts for more cost-effective and sustainable production. 

Cutting Tools

Heavy Duty Round Reversible Toolholders Increase Cutting Performance

Thinbit, manufactured by Kaiser Tool Company Inc., introduces a toolholder option that takes advantage of the full line of inserts for grooving, threading, face grooving and custom applications.

Maintenance & Repair

Descaling Cart and Solution Cleans, Coats and Prevents Corrosion in Cooling Lines

PCS Company, together with iD Additives, announces the environmentally friendly Eco-Pro 360 Descaler Cart and Solution.

BIG KAISER Adds New Inserts to Offerings

Big Kaiser Precision Tooling is adding more than 30 pressed-geometry carbide inserts for its tools.

Additive Manufacturing

In Automotive, Is Additive Manufacturing an Answer for Die Cast Tooling?

The largest high-pressure die cast tool builder in North America is 3D printing die inserts and water jackets for major automakers. It’s a tough sell, but one company is succeeding — and it’s just getting started.

Hot Runners

Additive Tooling Goes Beyond Conformally Cooled Inserts to Simplify the Mold Build Process

Three ways that additive tooling is moving past conformal cooling to bring speed and efficiency to the overall tooling process.

Cutting Tools

Expanded Indexable Threading Tools Ensure Minimum Interference

Tungaloy expands its TungThread line of indexable threading tools to include 11ER external threading inserts as well as 8 by 8 mm and 10 by 10 mm square shank holders to accommodate the new inserts.

Additive Manufacturing

VIDEO: Custom Mold & Design Talks Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Lester Jones, VP of Custom Mold & Design discusses the shop's use of its Matsuura Lumex Avance-25 hybrid AM machine for creating conformal-cooled inserts with MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges.  

Additive Manufacturing

Mold Builder Learns How to Use Hybrid AM to Build Conformal-Cooled Inserts

It is one thing to understand additive technology, but it is another to know when to invest, who to partner with and how to sell its value.

Mold Components

Couplings Suited for Rapid Coupling of Heating/Cooling Lines

Hasco adds multiple shut-off couplings and nipples to its range especially for high-temperature applications.

Mold Components

E-commerce Available to Purchase CUMSA Center Inserts, Daters with Traceability Components

CUMSA USA has officially announced the launch of its new e-commerce site, www.cumsausa.shop, as of September 30, 2019.

Additive Manufacturing

Video: Metal AM Affects Plastics Production via Conformal Cooling

Additive manufacturing allows cooling channels within mold tooling inserts to follow the form of the tool rather than being straight drilled holes. Here’s why this matters.

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