Reed City Group switches to steel plate that is flatter, more dimensionally accurate and cuts 10-15% off tool-building time.
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Digital Metal and its DM D2 tool steel alloy for AM can be heat treated to high hardness and compressive strength. Offers versatility and high wear resistance.
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.
The goal of the PPP was to provide stability for America’s employers. However the IRS continues to disallow deduction of approved expenses if the Small Business Administration forgives their loan.
Boasting a new carbide blend, U.S. Union Tool’s HGB/HGLB Ball nose series can cut hardened/abrasive steels in the 59-70 HRC range, and improves overall tool life.
YG-1 drill series optimizes tool design for excellent performance and higher cutting speeds.
Uddeholm offers its latest mold steel Tyrax ESR for longer tool life, and faster polishing for reliable production of high-performance plastic parts.
Proprietary black nitride treatment significantly increases strength, hardness, wear and soldering resistance of steel die-cast die and mold components.
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Steel 21’s patented process for manufacturing flat and parallel steel plates, 21 Micro Milling, holds A36/4140 grade steel plates on average 3 times more flat and parallel and 5 times smoother.
International Mold Steel’s laser engraving service is offered in-house at a reasonable price.
Finkl Steel’s patented pre-hardened mold steel grade MD Xtra material achieves high impact strength, enhanced thermal conductivity and is an exceptional solution for deep impression applications.
CUMSA USA continues to provide continuous reliability and quality with its stainless steel original daters and center insert components.
Emuge Corp. introduces Innoform–Steel-M, a line of HSSE-PM taps designed for forming threads with improved surface quality, while increasing static and dynamic thread strength, in medium strength steels up to 44 HRC.
The YG-1 ENMX high-feed mill 4 is a new high-feed milling series developed to meet the most stringent demands of versatility, productivity and process stability for today’s applications.
Patented micro-milling process for manufacturing steel plate flat and parallel helps mold builders shorten mold build times and increase accuracy.
A strategy for machining details when the part geometry falls across multiple workpiece materials.
A free-machining stainless steel faces the extremely corrosive injection molding environment head on, improving machinability and stability.
International Mold Steel, Inc. offers uniform hardness for even machinability and clean welds in molds and dies.
CAE Services uses Moldflow to analyze, identify and solve part design or warpage related concerns before cutting steel.
Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from Roth Mold + Automation Inc., Grob Systems Inc., Ellwood Specialty Steel Co., iD Additives, Inc. , Haimer USA and Progressive Components.
Ellwood Specialty Steel Co. introduces a P20 modified grade of mold steel offers very consistent surface finishing properties.
While 3D-printed conformal coolant lines in steel injection molds reduce production costs and improve part quality, aluminum molds can yield similar results faster and at a lower cost.
Alro Steel announces the opening of its Oshkosh facility on Monday, March 16, 2020.
Molder’s World Inc. announces its upgraded Vortex, a self-venting mold steel specifically designed for injection molding applications.
MMT Chats: A Truly "Coronavirus" Collaborative Effort Puts Moldmaking, Manufacturing in the Spotlight
Die-Tech and Engineering and Bico Steel worked together through the night to build and deliver a complex tool needed to help increase ventilator production. Listen to my casual conversation with Die-Tech Owner Bill Berry as he breaks down the timeline, project, the players involved and how amazing American manufacturers are.
This mold manufacturer with the help of its steel supplier delivered a die-cast mold from concept to completion in less than one week for a component that was holding up the production of ventilators.
Copper is not strong enough to be used as a mold material, but by alloying copper, it can be made as strong as steel while retaining much of its thermal conductivity. This free webinar explains the various copper alloys used in plastic molding and the strengths and weaknesses of each alloy.