Best Tool & Engineering identifies a new niche in vibration and hotplate welding and beefs up its business management skills.
Christina M. Fuges
Editorial Director, MoldMaking Technology
PCS Company’s Mold X Checker and Cable X Checker offerings detect open and shorted circuits and troubleshoots faulty temperature control cables respectively.
Frigel will bring a complete portfolio of advanced cooling solutions for the plastics industry at K 2019.
Husky will be running its new HyPET HPP5e system at K 2019, designed to delivering better energy savings, system reliability, preform quality and user friendliness.
ALBA Enterprises, with MoldMaking Technology, will be hosting a webinar September 18 at 2:00 pm, offering a variety of unique solutions for movement in plastic injection molds and die-cast dies.
A packaging supplier applies Industry 4.0 technology to its injection molds so that components talk to each another to understand the dynamics of what is happening inside the mold.
Surface Generation joined a host of global partners, including The Boeing Company at the SAMPE North America Conference and Exhibition in Charlotte, North Carolina, to present results from the ‘Rapid High Performance Molding (RAPM) for Small Parts’ research program.
Making the right decisions during eight key mold design phases will avoid automation problems and save money on price, installation and operation.
This presentation will review the various challenges a tool shop must consider before and during IMD.
Rich Oles joins Alba Enterprises as President and CEO.
At Fakuma 2018 show in Germany, Engel Austria (U.S. office in York, Pa.) is presenting three premieres in one exhibit.
Engel’s Open House, run in conjunction with the LSR 2018 Conference in Anaheim, CA brought over 100 guests up close to the latest in LSR molding technology.
Mobile Specs offers a large, searchable database online and in app that provides molders with processing parameter set points for thousands of molding materials. Molders can use the site to reduce molding out-of-spec parts.
A checklist of molding machine settings and preventative maintenance actions that improve mold longevity.
Die and mold customers can now select tools by materials machined.
Collaboration is the name of the game, as more than 60 North American mold builders showcased their capabilities in shared demonstrations across the show floor.
Injection Molding Technology – Materials, Processing and Design Considerations is a seminar that will be held August 22-23 in Denver, Colorado, and is suitable for both experienced and inexperienced injection molding professionals.
With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018 and Amerimold 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: CUMSA Double Racks Lifters (DRs) improve rigidity and limit the need for angled channels through multiple mold plates.
Husky occupies a 12,000 square-foot space at NPE2018 and features a range of solutions for the beverage, food, closure, medical, automotive and home, personal and beauty markets.
StackTeck features a variety of high-tech molds at NPE2018.
FIM or freeform injection molding combines the proven injection molding process with the freedom of part design. Check out this video describing how this advanced technology works.
Contributing Writer, MMT, MoldMaking Technology
Sodick’s first all-electric V-Line machine has 100-ton clamp with improved toggle design.
Liberty IBM System is said to overcome long-standing limitations of injection-blow tooling.
Accede Mold & Tool invested in the Engel Duo 4550/720 plastic injection molding machine and crane system in response to its customers’ demand for larger cavitation molds for the packaging market.
MHS says that the M3 is the only dedicated micro-injection molding machine capable of producing small, direct-gated plastic parts on a large scale.
Micro Mold was established by Tim Katen and Dave Mead in 1978. The two entrepreneurs invested their personal life savings into the business and officially began Micro Mold in a small, rented garage. Today the company has a 17,500 square-foot facility with 20 full-time employees.