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Additive Manufacturing Metal Powder Designed for Plastic Injection Molders
Uddeholm launches AM Corrax powder specifically designed with the needs of plastic injection molders in mind.
Building Confidence in AM for Tooling
New potential for tooling applications is reached with custom-designed materials for additive manufacturing.
Tech Trends: Most Viewed Products of 2019, Part II
As 2019 comes to an end, see the most viewed products from throughout the year that could bring your business success in 2020.
Can You Recommend Any Books on Mold Design and Manufacturing?
Mold industry pros rally to offer a list of resources in response to a fellow SPE member’s call for assistance.
2019 Technology Review: Mold Materials
MoldMaking Technology’s 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including mold materials.
Considerations for AM Powder for Tooling
The start of any good product is the raw material, and that includes additive manufacturing powder for tooling.
The Most Viewed Products of 2018
MoldMaking Technology wraps up the year by showcasing the most-viewed products of 2018.
AM Powder Designed to Create Conformal Cooling Channels
With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: Uddeholm says that using Corrax additive manufacturing powder enables the creation of conformal cooling channels to reduce cycle times. The company had the powder on display at NPE2018.
Voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Seminar
Not a day goes by when we do not hear or read about the transformational opportunities offered to manufacturers by additive manufacturing.
2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Mold Materials
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including mold materials.
Steel Offers High-Corrosion Resistance for Longer Service Life
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: Uddeholm says that Mirrax ESR possesses a unique combination of qualities across large cross sections to meet the increasing demands of plastic mold tools.
Strategic Shifts Enable Transition to Full Plastic Molding
Edro has become the exclusive distributor of Bohler tool steels and a distributor for all MoldMAX Alloys for plastic applications in Europe and North America. It has also added a warehouse in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Uddeholm Celebrates 350 Years of Tool Steel Manufacturing
Uddeholm announces its 350th anniversary as a manufacturer of industrial tool steels in 2018.
Tradeshow Tuesday: Coming Up at NPE2018
Cruise through this week’s slideshow to see more of what’s coming up at NPE2018.
Mexico: Manufacturing Mecca to the South
A mold-building perspective on Mexico’s manufacturing opportunities, trends and challenges.
Cutting Tool Trends and Observations
At Ingersoll Cutting Tool’s annual Die and Mold Seminar, there were many new and different products to learn about, but as important was hearing the trends in cutting technology.
Defining Mold Steel Toughness
Consider grades that have undergone the electroslag remelting process.
SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase – Mold Materials
Tool steel, aluminum, copper and alloys are some of the materials used to manufacturing molds, and the choice of materials to use is critical to the overall performance of the mold.
PVD Coatings and Tool Steel Selection
Mold users are driving an increased use of physical vapor deposition (PVD) coatings, and this has generated questions and concerns from mold builders as they select materials from which to manufacture their molds. PVD coatings are a family of very thin (approximately 2 to 5 microns) metal layers applied in a vacuum chamber using a plasma process.
The Economics of Metric
Why pay extra for inches when world economics is moving the U.S. into the metric age. Will this motivate the U.S. to convert in the next two years?
Specialized Apprenticeship Training
We hear plenty about the lack of skilled workers within our mold building facilities, but we can't ignore the fact that that same problem plagues our technology suppliers. Here is one steel producer's take on this challenge.