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mold base

Comparing 3D-Printed Conformal-Cooled Steel Molds to Aluminum Molds
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.

How to Improve the Flow of Mold Repair and Engineering Changes
A new perspective on competition, training and workflow redefines this shop’s core competency in repair and engineering changes, and charges the team toward continuous improvement.

machining a mold

Accu-Die & Mold Excels in Die Cast Tooling with a Focus on Service, Engineering, and Precision Manufacturing
Accu-Die’s highly trained workforce, well-equipped shop are key to meeting the challenging demands of die-cast mold production.

American Quality Molds Announces Standard Option Bases in VISI

American Quality Molds Announces Standard Option Bases in VISI
American Quality Molds has been selected by TST/VISI to be a preferred supplier within their software package.

Extensive CAD/CAM Functionality Helps Complete Medical Mold Build in 6 Weeks
The industry has been talking a lot about automotive lately, so I thought I’d switch things up a bit and share the success of a medical device mold project attributed mainly to the right CAD/CAM with built-in mold component supplier catalogs. 

2019 Technology Review: Software

2019 Technology Review: Software
MoldMaking Technology’s July 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including software.

Hexagon's Production Software Business
Vero Software, FASys and Spring Technologies unite under Hexagon brand. 

Justin Duke

Vero Software Hires Sales Manager
Vero Software’s Territory Sales Manager, Justin Duke, will oversee sales of the Radan solution for sheet metal.

Visi 2019 R1 Conformal cooling screen shot

Software Release Enhances Reverse Engineering, Improves Mold Maintenance and Eases Conformal Cooling
The latest release of VISI software includes an extended direct interface to multiple portable measuring arms and scanning devices, ejector pin labeling functionality and advanced sketching of conformal cooling channels.

colage of molds

IMTS 2018: Process,Technology and Service Advancements
Advancements in automation and digital manufacturing took center stage during IMTS last week, but developments in additive manufacturing, cutter technology, machining solutions, simulation software, EDM, laser technology and customer service were other hot items.

Open Mind software screenshot

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Software
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 software.

Shop-floor view at Maximum Mold 1 in Benton Harbor, Michigan

2018 Leadtime Leader Award Winner: Maximum Mold Group
Strategic acquisitions and diversified capabilities combined with a can-do, inclusive culture take this mold manufacturer to new heights.

Figures on a computer using Vero Software

Hexagon Hosts Vero Software Users' Meeting at HxGN LIVE 2018
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence hosts Vero Software Users’ Group meeting, a program designed for users and managers to master best practices, learn new features and realize user benefits. The event takes place June 12–15, 2018 in Las Vegas.


Working High End
The right CAD/CAM provides a common language that unites all processes, ensuring that everything moves fluently through the toolroom and across each discipline.

screen shot of CAD/CAM design software

Throwback Thursday: Software Advances Push Limits of Speed and Quality
This throwback article provides interesting perspectives on software for moldmaking while also illustrating how fast software technology moves today.

plastic part produced by additive manufacturing

Technology Tuesday: Preparing for NPE with Plastics Review
This slideshow has you covered in plastics review with discussion on common plastics problems like sticking and warping. It includes pieces on software analysis for plastic parts, and it even includes a piece on making the most out of used plastic.

Screenshot of Visi 2017 R2 software from Vero

CAD/CAM Software Has New 2.5-Axis Waveform Strategy for High-Speed Machining
Vero Software’s Visi 2017 R2 has several new and enhanced features, including the 2.5-axis Waveform Strategy that maintains constant tool cutting load.

Throwback Thursday: Validating Design Guidelines
Let’s take a look back at how flow simulation software integrated with powerful 3-D CAD functionality can be effectively and efficiently applied to validate guidelines for runner sizing and  cooling time.  

CAD/CAM software

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, Software
A constant challenge when it comes to CAD/CAM software is justifying the need to make a change and then knowing when it is the right time to do so. Check out this slideshow of some of the latest software offerings on the market.

CAD/CAM Allows Moldmaker to Make Big Moves

CAD/CAM Allows Moldmaker to Make Big Moves
KA Tooling says its CAD/CAM software provided the necessary confidence to invest in additional CNC machines and move to larger facilities to meet the growing demand for injection molds.

2 cavity mold with hydraulic side action

Successful, Profitable Mold Design
What to consider when searching for an all-in-one mold design solution.

Product Categories of VISI I Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

CAD (Computer Aided Design)
CAE (Computer Aided Engineering)
CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing)
CNC Software
Data Management Software
Data Translation Software
EDM Services
Inspection/Measurement Services
Manufacturing Automation Software
Mold Design Services
Mold Flow and Simulation Software
Mold Quoting Software
NC Simulation and Verification Software
Reverse Engineering Software