Mold Maintenance and Repair

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Published: 10/1/2015

Making Wear Predictable

With thorough documentation and an investigative mindset, preventive maintenance becomes an uptime-boosting feedback loop of continuous improvement.

Published: 10/1/2015

The Hidden Value of a Spotting Press

As mold complexity increases, so, too, does the complexity of maintenance, which advances the role of spotting in mold validation.

Published: 10/1/2015

Eliminate Unexpected Production Delays

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

Published: 10/1/2015

A Dedicated Approach to Maintenance and Repair

Isolating these operations from the rest of the shop provides a competitive edge for this large plastic injection mold manufacturer.

Published: 4/9/2015

Innovations for the Toolroom: ToolingDocs Custom Maintenance Bench

ToolingDocs, a leading authority on mold maintenance and training, is adding its custom-designed mold maintenance benches to its unique line of products.

Published: 3/1/2015

Hot Manifold Repair: What’s so Tough about it?

Maintaining a typical hot runner system takes mold maintenance skills to the next level.

Published: 3/1/2015

The Data-Driven Operation

Manufacturing is a team effort involving suppliers, tool shops and customers throughout the world collaborating and sharing project data.

Published: 3/1/2015

A Low-Maintenance Approach to Mold Care

Molds are subjected to a variety of strains during the molding process. For them to function as they were designed to and consistently produce quality parts, a regular schedule of maintenance is required.

Published: 1/1/2015

Transition to In-House Welding

Bringing laser welding in-house can help mold shops reduce shipping and handling costs while improving mold quality, lead time and overall customer service.

Published: 12/1/2014

In the Trenches: The Pitfalls of Press Work

Consider these factors when deciding on the location of a tool repair.