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Published: 5/21/2019

Hands-on Workshop Teaches Mold Maintenance Process

Intensive workshop teaches the process of mold maintenance to help put an end to the firefighting culture of many toolrooms.

Published: 5/20/2019

Digital Manufacturing Insights

When it comes to digital manufacturing, International Mold Corp. uses scanning, reverse engineering, and inspection, but has not ventured into 3D printing. A team attended an integrated digital manufacturing conference to learn more. Here ...

Published: 5/7/2019

Custom Mold & Design Chases Complex Mold and Production Part Projects with Top-of-the-Line Five-Axis, Screw, Mill/Turn, Additive and Molding Machines

Unique business model—with an eye on complex projects and an arsenal of machine technology to meet the required accuracy levels—raises the bar in mold and machined component manufacturing. 

Published: 4/19/2019

Buss Precision Mold Reaps Success from Building Complex and Reshored Molds

A shift in core competencies, including re-shored molds, gives Buss Precision Mold an edge on high-precision moldmaking and laser-focused customer service.

Published: 4/8/2019

Mold-Design Review: The Complete Checklist

Gerardo (Jerry) Miranda III, global tooling manager for Oakley sunglasses, shares his complete mold-design checklist, an essential part of the product time and cost-to-market process.

Published: 3/14/2019

Capability to 3D Print H13 Delivers Robust Tooling

Direct metal laser sintering H13 material plays a big role in how this company has differentiated itself from the competition.

Published: 3/13/2019

How to Determine the Proper Vent Depth

Vent depth is critical to optimizing mold performance, so here is one approach to finding that elusive right number.

Published: 2/25/2019

Leadtime Leader Q&A Maximum Mold Group

MoldMaking Technology invited the owner of our 2018 Leadtime Leader winning shop to share his thoughts on his die-cast die work.

Published: 2/18/2019

Experience, Knowledge Base, and Creativity Give Tri-Par An Edge in Molds for High-Flow Material Parts

Expertise in building molds for parts made from highly-engineered materials and automation for molding gives Tri-Par Die and Mold Corp. key mechanisms for growth.

Published: 1/28/2019

Transitioning from CAD to CAM Pays Off

Like the majority of moldmakers, this shop generates revenue not by selling a 3D file of a mold as an engineering service, but by delivering the final physical mold. Investing in CAM software has helped the team to design short-run tools, which keep...