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Published: 6/1/2008

Thermal Insulation Controls, Manages Heat

Thermal insulation technologies are an effective means to control and manage heat precisely in the molding process—saving energy and money while improving quality.

Published: 2/1/2008

DMD Conformal Mold Cooling Lines Offer Reduced Part Production Cycle Times

A conformal mold cooling technology made possible by a new manufacturing technique has been developed to cool molds.

Published: 5/1/2007

Standardized Mold Base Reduces Mold Build Time, Costs

A patented standard mold base—the Lightning Base—uses one common base with interchangeable inserts for various parts.

Published: 2/1/2007

Tooling Boards Offer Uniformity/Stability in Prototyping and Tooling Applications

A very uniform, dimensionally stable, urethane-based series of tooling boards has been developed for use in prototype, composite tooling, foundry pattern, fixture and other applications.

Published: 1/1/2007

Custom Moldmaking Process Technology Slashes Processing Time and Costs

A breakthrough molding technology has been developed that delivers considerable time reductions and cost savings for fabricators of parts constructed from composite materials.

Published: 12/1/2006

Cemented Tungsten Carbide Offers Wear and Corrosion Resistance for Tooling

Using cemented tungsten carbide as a tooling material for core pins—especially in areas of high wear—can significantly reduce downtime.

Published: 10/1/2006

Ion Beam Enhanced Deposition Process Provides Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Coatings For Mold Surfaces

While there are a variety of mold coatings and coating processes on the market, a new technology is emerging that promises to help improve resistance to wear, corrosion and other surface-related phenomena on mold tooling surfaces.

Published: 10/1/2004

The Rising Cost of Tool Steel

MoldMaking Technology's 2003 and 2004 Leadtime Leaders weigh in on the effects of the tool steel price increase.