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MoldMaking Technology's Top-Viewed October Content: Proper Cleaning, Efficiency and Troubleshooting

The MoldMaking Technology team has compiled this list of the top five items that you, our audience, have looked at the most. Check out these five items from October.

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New Webinar: How to Use Simulation to Reduce Material and Part Cost

Register for this free webinar on reducing downstream risk through injection molding simulation software.

SolidCAD Acquires Autodesk Reseller, AMS 360 Inc.

Marked as SolidCAD’s third acquisition since 2019, the merge serves to support and service manufacturers across Canada with leading-edge CAM training, custom programming solutions and consulting services. 

ToolRoom Software Supports Manufacturing of Complex Endmills

The support of new tool types with ANCA’s upgraded wizard-based BSB software improves productivity, lengthens tool life and makes for faster cycle times. 

Digital Solutions Service Suite Strengthens Industry 4.0 Manufacturing

The United Grinding Digital Solutions modular service suite features solutions including remote service, service monitor, production monitor, customer cockpit and IT security.
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Comprehensive CAM Software Update Highlights Improved Support and Machine Tool Solutions

  DP Technology’s ESPRIT 2020 product update includes an expansion to its CAD software and solutions for Swiss-type machine models and mill-turn support.  

Use Volumetric Shrinkage Predictions to Improve Part Quality

Simulation evaluates root cause and the impact of wall thickness, gate and cooling modifications.

Understanding the Value of Scientific Injection Mold Cooling

Injection molds are heat exchangers, so proper cooling is necessary to improve part quality, maximize profits and maintain your company’s reputation. 

Combining Customized Software with CMM Reduces Production Bottleneck

In order to reduce downtime on its EDM and CNC machines when setting up new jobs, moldmaker Kavia Tooling turned to a coordinate measuring machine from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence to create an offline zero transfer system ahead of the manufacturing process for parts and electrodes. 

MMT Chats: Lessons in Simulation

This mechanical engineer has a passion for simulation because he has spent most of his career working in injection molding and truly sees the value of detecting problems early in the design phase of a project.

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CAM Software Speeds Programming and Optimizes Production

Precision Mold and Machining Services gains more control, accuracy and capacity, and better surface finish, with high-performance CAM software.

Tooling 4.0: Connecting Industry 4.0 Technology to Your Molds and Molding Process  

A packaging supplier applies Industry 4.0 technology to its injection molds so that components talk to each another to understand the dynamics of what is happening inside the mold.

Advanced CAM Software Streamlines Solid Modeling, Toolpath Creation, Verification and Connectivity

Advanced CAD/CAM improves performance of cutting tool designs, probing, process simulation and verification and data gathering and monitoring.

Parametric Hydraulic Locking Cylinder Models Cover All Native CAD Formats

PFA offers an enhanced user experience for all current and older versions of native CAD file formats, including Catia, Creo-ProE, Inventor and more.
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How to Design High-Efficiency Capabilities into an Injection Mold/Molding System

Mold builders can boost profits and part quality with expert analysis and optimization techniques.
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2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Software

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including Software.
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3 Simple Strategies of Scientific Injection Molding

Enhance part design, mold design and processing conditions by using the inputs from scientific injection molding in three easy steps.

How to Use Servos and Sensors to Advance Process Control

A servo and sensor combination that makes the mold the machine presents opportunities to advance process control.

Moldflow Analysis Solves Part Design Concerns

CAE Services uses Moldflow to analyze, identify and solve part design or warpage related concerns before cutting steel.