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Published: 5/15/2020

Optimized Virtual Machining Enhances Mold Manufacturing

Virtual machining programs simulate computed tool paths as well as optimize machine tool capabilities and constraints, adding value to the computed tool paths.

Published: 4/23/2020

CAM/Cutting Tool Combo Improves Mold Finishes

Combining CAM software, specialty carbide end mills, and reseller support optimizes existing mills for machining molds at an electrical components manufacturer.

Published: 3/23/2020

How to Better Manage the Request for Quote Process

The key to streamlining the request-for-quote process boils down to more information about part size, shape, critical geometry and surfaces, quantity, duration, resin type, and post-molding requirements.

Published: 1/22/2020

How to Pre-Estimate Tooling Costs

The right costing software can help to improve mold quoting and production.

Published: 1/22/2020

Tech Trends: Suitable Software

CAM software programs and updates from Autodesk, Inc., CAM-TOOL by CGS North America, Inc., and CGTech provide a range of features, including independent operation, reduced cycle times and easier machining programming, simulation...

Published: 1/8/2020

Unique Five-Axis CAM Programming Helps Moldmaker Meet Strict Specs

When it comes to hard milling and tough surface finish requirements, X-Cell Tool finds one CAM software’s approach answers the call for perfection.

Published: 12/10/2019

WEBINAR: When It Comes to Cutting Tools, It's Not About Price, It's About Performance

The dirty little secret about cutting tool cost is that it’s not about price, it’s about overall costs. Check out this free online archived webinar to learn all the details of cutting tool performance testing.

Published: 11/28/2019

Tech Trends: Software Selections

Take a glance at latest software releases and product updates from MoldMaking Technology suppliers, such as SURFCAM from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s Production Software, Siemens Digital Industries Software and Kubotek3D.

Published: 11/1/2019

MMT Readers Top-Viewed Content for October 2019

Looking at all the content MoldMaking Technology has presented in October 2019, here are the top 10 most-viewed features, blogs and videos.

Published: 10/22/2019

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.&...