Mold Maintenance and Repair

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Published: 5/1/2016

Under the Scope: Common Laser Welding Pitfalls

Four key trouble areas that can negatively impact efficient and effective laser welding are communication, removal of air pockets, edge technique and selection of filler rod size.

Published: 4/1/2016

Under the Scope: Mold Repair Workflow

These seven steps can help any shop secure an effective mold repair procedure.

Published: 4/1/2016

Using Data to Improve Mold Performance

An easy way to get a snapshot of how a mold is operating is to run regular mold scans via a hot runner temperature controller.

Published: 3/1/2016

Under the Scope: Tackling Tool Welding Problems

This month, we break down common mold repair problems and recommend procedures that welders should consider for mold and die steels.

Published: 2/1/2016

Under the Scope: Understanding the Task

Asking a few simple questions will help the welder prepare for the job at hand to turn it around as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Published: 1/1/2016

Under the Scope: Considerations for Mold Repair Welding

This new series is intended to arm toolmakers and engineers with the necessary knowledge to make better informed decisions during tool repairs, including an understanding of welding terminology, procedures and challenges.

Published: 1/1/2016

Cleaning in a Flash

Self-cleaning technology uses controlled flash to make mold maintenance faster, easier and safer.

Published: 12/1/2015

Laser Welding is More Than the Machine

The right laser welding formula leads to efficient mold repair and increased tool life.

Published: 11/1/2015

In the Trenches: Mold Repair

In this multi-part series of articles, contributer James Bourne, a tool repair supervisor and freelance writer, shares his own personal struggles in the business, as well as lessons learned and tricks of the trade garnered along the way.

Published: 10/1/2015

Eliminate Unexpected Production Delays

Basic rules for getting optimal results from an ultrasonic cleaning system.