CASESTUDY

Advanced EDM Features Increase Efficiency and Change Perceptions

Unique features that drive optimum speed and accuracy in the EDM process helped change Viking Tool’s views on, and use of, EDM technologies.
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Unique Five-Axis CAM Programming Helps Moldmaker Meet Strict Specs

When it comes to hard milling and tough surface finish requirements, X-Cell Tool finds one CAM software’s approach answers the call for perfection.
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Mold Design Software Empowers Moldmaker’s Teams by Giving Accessibility and Visibility

VISI CAD/CAM connects Innovative Mold Inc. shop and engineering teams by providing real-time communications about work in progress. 
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Encoders, Flow Regulators and Stabilizing Cylinders Make Mold Spotting More Efficient, Precise and Cost-Effective

For complex molds, Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing counts its advanced spotting press among its most valued pieces of shop-floor equipment.
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Laser Welder Delivers Big on Time and Cost Savings for Small Repairs

Laser welder’s ergonomic design and functionality makes small repairs faster and easier for United Tool and Mold Inc.
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Multitasking Machining Centers Double Throughput, Cut Costs

Purchasing one, then two more, multitasking machining centers has transformed the way Concours Mold Inc. builds molds.
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Inspection/Measurement Software Helps Hyatt Die Cast and Engineering Reduce Costs While Increasing Efficiency and Quality

Hyatt Die Cast and Engineering Reduces Manufacturing Costs While Increasing Efficiency and Quality with Integrated Inspection/Measurement Software.
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Heidenhain TNC Controls Streamline Mold Manufacturing and Global Connectivity

Five-axis machines with the right controls are a key part of a connected system that yields better, faster work.

Coupler Lends Easy, Reliable Solution to Quick Mold Change

A coupler helps provide a faster, more reliable way to tie positive return ejection into a mold.

CNC Machining Cell with Robot Elevates Production and Savings

Cooper Tires speeds tire-mold production with advanced CNC machining and automation technologies.

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MMT's 2020 Leadtime Leader Award Winner Is ...

Precise Tooling Solutions of Columbus, Indiana!

2017 Leadtime Leader Awards Winner: Graphic Tool Corp.

Leadership changes set this mold manufacturer on a path of renewed purpose, fueled by data-driven, lean methodologies and deliberate, quality-controlled production.

2015 Leadtime Leader Awards Winner: Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing - Setting the Pace Holistically

This mold manufacturer has radically transformed its business by instituting a standardized, flexible process, advanced technology and a people-centric philosophy.

CNC Deep-Hole Drilling with Milling Transforms 2D Machining

Midwest Mold Services dramatically reduced costs and lead times with investment in new multitasking CNC machine.
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Linear Motor Drive on Sinker EDM Machine Speeds Productivity

Linear motor technology in a sinker EDM machine enables Action Mold and Engineering to burn faster, more efficiently and more economically with minimal maintenance.
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Mold Steel Composition Streamlines Moldmaking Process

A mold material’s performance characteristics, like uniform hardness and dimensional stability, enabled Dramco Tool Co. Inc. to build a compression mold faster and more economically.
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Determination and Skill Save Critical Micro-Mold Cavity

Team 1 Plastics Inc. found a new supplier “soul mate” in Alliance Specialties and Laser Sales (Wauconda, Illinois), which displayed a commitment to, and the skills for, a successful micro-mold cavity repair solution.

Single CAD/CAM System Delivers a Complete Process

Tebis CAD/CAM is a single software system that delivers a complete process from design to finished product with automation, simulation and individual modules.

Machine Monitoring Software Optimizes TK Mold and Engineering’s Productivity

TK Mold and Engineering Inc. President Tom Barr says his company makes more strategic, effective decisions about its day-to-day operations and workforce needs because it uses InFocus software from R.E.R. Software Inc.