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Hot Runners

Hot Runner Mold and Cable Checker Troubleshoots Mold System Failure

PCS Company’s Mold X Checker and Cable X Checker offerings detect open and shorted circuits and troubleshoots faulty temperature control cables respectively.

Cooling Solutions Portfolio Offers High Performance Cooling Capacity

Frigel will bring a complete portfolio of advanced cooling solutions for the plastics industry at K 2019.

Hot Runners

Tooling Technologies Offer Value, Productivity and Flexibility

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 Webinar Focuses on Molds In Motion

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.

Business Strategy

Tooling 4.0: Connecting Industry 4.0 Technology to Your Molds and Molding Process  

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.

Business Strategy

Surface Generation Presents Research Project Results

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.

Amerimold 2019 Update: What You Should Know about a Mold Builder’s Role in IMD Work

This presentation will review the various challenges a tool shop must consider before and during IMD.

Business Strategy

Alba Enterprises Announces CEO

Rich Oles joins Alba Enterprises as President and CEO.

Automation

Automated Mold-Insert Changing Via Robot for Short Runs

At Fakuma 2018 show in Germany, Engel Austria (U.S. office in York, Pa.) is presenting three premieres in one exhibit. 

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Up Close with Engel LSR Technology

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.

Database Helps Molders Limit Molding Out-of-Spec Parts

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.

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RJG and Key Up Education Offer Field Trips

Third graders enjoyed field trips to an injection molding lab, allowing them to connect with math and science in the real world.

Mold Components

YG-1 Presents New Offering for Die and Mold Applications

Die and mold customers can now select tools by materials machined.

Moldmaking on Full Display at NPE2018

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 Training Seminar Coming in August

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.

Double-Racked Lifters Save Time and Simplify Tool Construction

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.

Injection Molding System Featured

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.

Stack Mold for Containers Has Light-Weight TRIM Panels

StackTeck features a variety of high-tech molds at NPE2018.

Toggle Design on Molding Machine Saves Time and Energy

Sodick’s first all-electric V-Line machine has 100-ton clamp with improved toggle design.

Injection-Blow Tooling System Reduces Labor, Improves Quality

Liberty IBM System is said to overcome long-standing limitations of injection-blow tooling.

Accede Mold & Tool Expands Sampling Lab with Engel Machine

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.

Micro-Injection Molding Machine Direct Gates Small Parts

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.

Business Strategy

Micro Mold Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary with Expansion

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.

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Choosing Between Cold and Hot Runner Systems

Get all the facts before selecting a runner system solution.