MOLD COMPONENTS

How Latch Locks Speed Mold Build Time

Ten key features and functions of internal and side-mounting latch-lock devices that help moldmakers build molds faster and more safely.
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Side Lock Alignment Delivers More Precise Alignment and Holding Power

The DME LT-Series LifeTime Roller Lock offers an improved design and three advanced materials to address the need for improved mold alignment in high-precision molding applications.

Mold Components Target Route Cooling Lines

Progressive Components offers mold designers more route cooling line options within the tool with Diverting Rods, Seal Cores and O-Rings.
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High-Cavitation Custom Mold Bases Ensure Precise Alignment

Edro produces a variety of high-cavitation custom mold bases under temperature-controlled environments and close inspection for complete accuracy and precision.

Aluminum Bronze Slide Assembly Component Reduces Maintenance, Improves Tool Reliability

SelfLube’s one-part slide solution designed to run in a T-slot cut in a base plate brings about better alignment, simplifies part exchange, allows faster cycle times.

IoT Mold Sensors, Mobile Application Attain More Accurate Digital Mold Management 

eMoldino’s next-generation solution anticipates improvements in quality, scope and reach for more accurate and advanced data capture through a more intuitive experience.

Unscrewing Device Alleviates Mold Unscrewing Difficulties

The Threadformer from Superior Die Set easily unscrews molds without compromising the part with a guaranteed precise thread start position.

Sprue Adjuster Offers Melt Flow Flexibility

CUMSA Sprue Adjusters are now offered in a a Ø24-mm diameter. Suitable for molded parts which require larger runner gates, components enable easy melt flow direction change.

Guide System Offers Precise Positioning in One System

The Agathon Guide System Plus performs guiding and centering tasks for the precise positioning of mold halves/mold components using only one system, increasing planning reliability, boosting productivity and reducing overall production costs.   

Custom Core Pins Expand DedTru Grinding Capacity

Smith Enterprises’ wide range of custom core pins for high-cavitation molds offer accurate tolerances and concentricity within 0.001 and 0.0002 inches.

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Ease Core-Pulling Installation with Compact Undercut-Relief Device

Patent-pending mechanism simplifies design, machining, installation vs. traditional slides/lifters, eliminates components and uses less space without sacrificing reliability.

EZ Slider Eliminates Need for Traditional Slide and Lifter Components

Michmar Engineering announces the EZ Slider, which eliminates the need for traditional slide and lifter components.

K Show Report: Next-Level Efficiency and Control

With a show as big as K 2019 with more than 3,000 exhibitors from 63 nations, you may think that identifying a theme among all the technology would be difficult, but after all is said and done, two words come to mind: efficiency and control.

Dynamic Internal Valves Overcome Standard Mold Venting Limitations

The Ermanno Balzi Internal Dynamic Valves SGD and ejectors SGDE showcase  a larger venting surface and punctual positioning of the valve for better quality parts.

Thermal Protection Hose Enhance Occupational Safety

A braided textile glass fiber and a silicone foam coating meets injection mold temperature control requirements, improved mechanical properties and ease of use.
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Leaf Spring Roll Stopper Locks In Slide Bodies' End Position

The Meusburger E 3050 leaf spring roll stopper offers two variations that enable retaining forces up to 140 N. Components guarantee minimal friction and no play.

Wedge Lock Washers Reliably Secure Screw Connections

Hasco America zinc-coated wedge lock washers Z693 use tension instead of friction to avoid loosening bolts during intense vibrations or heavy loads.

Tunnel Gate Inserts Support Flexible Injection Mold Applications

i-mold’s TG Series range with curved feed channels give users nine different configurations.

Integrated Modular Cabling Standardizes Core Signal Wiring

With the PFA Switchmax, it is now possible to connect all core position sensors into single press inputs for set and pull and block unwanted signals.