VIDEOS

Maintenance & Repair

Ultrasonic Cleaning Systems Produces High-Quality Outputs for Mold and Tool Shops

Blue Wave Ultrasonic Inc. manufactures heavy duty ultrasonic cleaning systems for the mold and tooling industry. Their heavy duty equipment can tolerate the heavy cycle times and high temperatures needed to produce high-quality outputs for mold and tool shops.

Machining

Hybrid Additive Machining Produces Accurate Parts from Metal Powders

Hybrid additive/subtractive machining produces highly accurate parts from metal powders that are melted and sintered using a laser while surfaces are precisely milled at high speeds.
#3dprinting

Machining

Defining What Makes High-Speed Machining Different

A look at what true high speed and true high precision can produce, as well as what makes high-speed machining different from traditional milling.

Mold Builders Turn Challenge into Change Amid the Coronavirus

As soon as coronavirus hit the states, I connected with shops across North America to gauge the mood and current impact on business levels. What struck me was not the insight they provided each time I checked in, but their readiness and willingness to help and their consistent look on the brighter side.
#editorial

Maintenance & Repair

Dry Ice Provides Optimum Range of Possibilities in Parts Cleaning Process

Cold Jet LLC showcases how they use dry ice (solid CO2) in their parts cleaning process.

Additive Manufacturing

Combining Injection Molding with 3D Printing Creates Freedom from Conventional Moldmaking Techniques

Rich Oles of Alba Enterprises and Carsten Jarfelt of Addifab discuss how free form injection molding provides freedom from conventional moldmaking methods.
#amerimold

Workforce Development

Planning for the 2030 Workforce Challenge

Christina Fuges and Marion Wells of Human Asset Management discuss what the year 2030 means to mold builders, the importance of shop culture to workforce development and a collaborative project on mentorship.
#leadership #education

Workforce Development

A Unique Approach to Filling Specific Workforce Needs

Editorial Director Christina Fuges and Cavalier Tool & Mfg.’s President Brian Bendig discuss how the shop has successfully eliminated their mold design bottleneck by filling specific workforce needs.
#amerimold

Mission Complete: Die-Tech Update on Ventilator Tooling to Combat COVID-19

Die-Tech & Engineering President Bill Berry shares an internal letter to update his team on where things stand with their ventilator tooling projects and express his gratitude for all of their hard work.
#covid-19

Hot Runners

How to Correctly Diagnose Hot Runner Electrical Issues

Watch to learn how misdiagnosing temperature control issues caused by defective or incorrectly wired components can make finding root cause and solving the problem difficult and time consuming.
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