MOLD COMPONENTS

Mold Components

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.

Mold Components

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.
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Mold 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.

Maintenance & Repair

VIDEO: How Monitoring A Mold's Activity Helps Improve Mold Performance

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges interviews Lorena Fisher of Progressive Components to learn why mold monitoring is so critical for optimizing a mold's productivity.

Mold Components

Cooling of the Sprue

Using conformal cooling in sprue bushing design may be one solution for reducing cycle times.

Hot Runners

Mold Water System Basics

Molder to moldmaker: “If you want the project, you need to hit the targeted tooling costs.” Then oftentimes the moldmaker builds a tool that fits the budget, but does not have the best performance with regards to water. Here are some basics about the impact of mold's water system.
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Mold Components

The Value of Insourcing and Standardizing Component Work

To become more competitive, this mold manufacturer established a components division to build a growing selection of its own mold components.

Cutting Tools

Carving out Savings at the Front End

Positive-geometry cutting tools help this shop double-down on a key time-saving strategy by reducing machining time on aluminum MUD frame inserts.
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