Plastic injection mold design and manufacturing company puts NC program optimization software module to the test. The results were surprising.
The simultaneous five-axis design from Mazak increases automation integration capabilities and more rapid machining.
Maybe it’s his passion for scuba diving, but this operations manager for X-Cell Tool and Mold loves digging deeper into relationships and mold projects. Brian Dippel chats with me about moldmaking, molding, business management, work ethic, employee-centered culture, expansion, customer relationships, deodorant sticks, acquisition and yes, scuba diving.
Niigata Machine Techno expands its HX-5X boxway horizontal machining center series to include an ultra-large capacity HN80E-5X.
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with three team members of Eden Tool Company and Eden Manufacturing to learn the "details" about how this mold builder also became a manufacturer of engineered medical components.
From a hot rod hobby, medical molds and shop performance to technology extremes, key relationships and a growth strategy, it’s obvious details matter at Eden Tool.
Collaboration on part and mold design between a molder and mold builder were vital to overcoming design and production challenges for a unique automotive project.
Five-axis machining technology is a great tool in the moldmaker toolbox.
Westminster Tool’s investment in its hard machining department addresses growing production demands and opens doors for internal training opportunities.
The coronavirus doesn’t stop two next-generation professionals from implementing new five-axis machining cell technology at Electroform.
The MCR-S double column machining center from Okuma America Corporation reduces cycle time by 25%.
“First, think about what you are doing and why,” emphasized Ken Conklin, the director of the Methods Dealer Network for Methods Machine Tools, when he shared his advice on how to implement five-axis machining in mold manufacturing.
GROB Systems offers its Access Series five-axis machining centers featuring U.S.-built basic models G350a and G550a for almost unlimited application and best machining quality.
United Grinding’s latest product, Mägerle MFP 30, maintains emulsion and oil coolant capabilities and has an integrated tool changer.
CAD, CAM and AM tools in the same software package and user interface ease programming for mold builders employing additive manufacturing operations.
United Grinding’s 5-axis, space-saving Blohm PROFIMAT MC provides capabilities for modern production environments.
Fully automated, high-speed hard milling centers saved moldmaker time, money, handwork, allowed wider-range of EDM burns to be achieved.
YCM Technology introduces the “Aero” series of next generation high performance double column multi-axis DCV2018A/B-5AX machining centers.
Emily Probst, Senior Editor with Modern Machine Shop reached out to me to chat about our 2020 Leadtime Leader Winner Precise Tooling Solutions to learn about key business aspects of this winning specialty manufacturer to share with her CNC machine shop readers.
Wisconsin Engraving Company has added five-axis laser technology to enhance its services.
Mitsui Seiki introduces its Vertex type III five-axis machining center series to complement the company’s traditional jig borer, jig grinder, and larger jig mill lines.
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges reveals five best practices for improving efficiencies in culture, technology, process, measuring success and staying competitive in 5 minutes with Eden Tool Company and Eden Manufacturing.
Christina M. Fuges
Editorial Director, MoldMaking Technology
Virtual machining programs simulate computed tool paths as well as optimize machine tool capabilities and constraints, adding value to the computed tool paths.
Maximum Mold Group displays the benefits to having a large capacity five-axis CNC.
Takumi USA introduces the U800 to its five-axis product line-up. The U series was developed to achieve world-class performance for the die and mold, aerospace and other high speed applications that require tighter tolerances.
High-precision milling center brings Innovated Machining Solutions LLC the accuracy, five-axis cutting capabilities required to pursue aerospace/defense work.
MC Machinery features several of the company’s innovative milling, wire and sinker EDM equipment.
Jingdiao’s online measurement and intelligent modification technology measures parts on the machine, eliminating interruption of the continuous production process.