Instrumenting an injection molding machine with sensors can be a daunting task. It is a huge investment, after all, so how do you ensure that it will pay off in the end? The key is knowing the right questions to ask before you even begin. Here are the 5 most important questions to ask in chronological order.
MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges and Progressive Components' Rebecca Hamstra discuss why monitoring water flow in injection molds is important.
Water-based product from iD Additives removes rust and prevents its formation.
The LXE300 from Smart Vision Lights is the company’s brightest linear LED light.
Molders can reduce excessive stress in plastic parts with a deeper understanding of part design, mold design and material selection.
It’s time for another foray into past case study features that have been published in MoldMaking Technology Magazine.
Amerimold had it all this year—or should I say it had MORE than ever before. While metalworking tools, materials and systems reigned supreme, the plastics side of the equation was also well represented.
The International Trade Fair for Tool, Pattern and Moldmaking opens its doors today.
This is our industry’s show, and this week we bring you yet more previews of what you can expect to find as you walk the aisles of the biggest Amerimold Expo yet.
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By all accounts K 2016 was a success. According to show management, attendees were delighted with the wealth of new technical developments presented by raw materials producers, machinery manufacturers and producers of semi-finished and technical parts. Here are some technology highlights.
Consider robots in part and mold design, and molding processes to increase part quality and meet growing customer demands.
Following up on my blog from last week about our Amerimold Expo, which will be held June 15-16 in Novi, Michigan, I thought I’d call out some aspects of the event that will surely be of interest to our moldmaking audience. Why? Because moldmakers are achievers.