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Published: 10/25/2019

How Do You Define Plastics?

A question asked in an industry forum starts an open-ended discussion about something that affects everyone’s lives. 

Published: 10/23/2019

Cross-Functional Team Key to Customer Service, Complexity and China Partnership

Michiana Global Mold uses a cross-functional team of journeymen moldmakers and engineers to improve customer communication, service, and quality.

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.&...

Published: 10/17/2019

Throwback Thursday: Best Practices in Tooling for Ultimate Molding Success

When it comes to project management, using a systems-engineering approach streamlines efforts and optimizes opportunities for molding success.

Published: 10/17/2019

VIDEO: Elements of a New Age Repair Shop

Just as important as creating a solid maintenance plan for molds, is the shop in which the repair takes place. In this Toolroom Live Demo, Steve Johnson of MoldTrax presents an overview of a successful toolroom setup that includes a variety of essen...

Published: 10/10/2019

VIDEO: Custom Mold & Design Talks Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Lester Jones, VP of Custom Mold & Design discusses the shop's use of its Matsuura Lumex Avance-25 hybrid AM machine for creating conformal-cooled inserts with MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges.  

Published: 10/9/2019

Mold Builder Learns How to Use Hybrid AM to Build Conformal-Cooled Inserts

It is one thing to understand additive technology, but it is another to know when to invest, who to partner with and how to sell its value.

Published: 10/4/2019

How to Use Hydraulic Locking Cylinders to Improve Plastic Injection-Molded Part Profitability

Improve complex injection-molded part quality and profitability by reducing mold base size and preloading slides from a solid structure to ensure placement.

Published: 10/2/2019

Five-Axis Machine Modifications Reduce Cycle Times

Expanding the capabilities of a portal milling machine reduced cycle times and improved quality of large-section automotive and truck molds. 

Published: 10/1/2019

PODCAST: Self Reflection, Supreme Standards, Scuba Diving and Super Powers

These Leadtime Leaders strive for continuous improvement and believe entering this Awards competition helped them do just that. Here what X-Cell Tool & Mold and Maximum Mold Group have to say as they share a little about themselves, the award pr...