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Six Considerations for Evaluating a Hot Runner System

Details matter when it comes to selecting and integrating a hot runner system. This guide makes that process easier by covering those details thoroughly.
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Gas-Heated Furnace Optimizes Mold Preheating

Grieve’s furnace heats up to 2000°F(~1093.3°C) and 7-inch-thick floor and wall installation enable consistent heating. 

Testing and Acceptance Service Offers Real-Time, Remote Manufacturing Capabilities

Customers can participate in live testing, review and acceptance of their machines/gauges/applications without having to travel, thanks this latest Marposs service.

3D Scanning Platform Offers Comprehensive Hub for Manufacturers

3D metrology company GOM GmbH’s HandsOnMetrology.com is a digital hub for companies that want to integrate the benefits of optical 3D metrology. 

Predictive Maintenance Monitoring System Contributes Real-Time Diagnostics

The Artis GEMVM system from Marposs features predictive maintenance to monitor vibration, gravity and temperature values to detect machining anomalies.
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Inspection Manager Software Enhances Collaboration and Automation

High QA’s updated Inspection Manager (IM) software features next level Quality 4.0 standards, increased automation and enhanced workflows.

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.

Tool Monitoring Solution Detects Machine Tool Process Anomalies

Marposs launches its Artis GEMGP stand-alone tool monitoring solution for detecting process anomalies during metal cutting in machine tools.

CT Scanner Achieves Precise, Multi-Part Inspections

Exact Metrology showcases the capability of its GOM computed tomography (CT) multi-part scanner.

Electronic Micrometer Tool Guarantees Precise Measurements

The L.S. Starrett Company introduces more than 100 electronic digital micrometers with new features for improved ergonomics, functionality and productivity. 

VIDEOS

Ultrasonic Cleaning Systems Produces High-Quality Outputs for Mold and Tool Shops

Blue Wave Ultrasonic Inc. manufactures heavy duty ultrasonic cleaning systems for the mold and tooling industry. Their heavy duty equipment can tolerate the heavy cycle times and high temperatures needed to produce high-quality outputs for mold and tool shops.

Dry Ice Provides Optimum Range of Possibilities in Parts Cleaning Process

Cold Jet LLC showcases how they use dry ice (solid CO2) in their parts cleaning process.

When It Comes to Shop Safety, Think Beyond Pallets and Blocks

More often than not when touring a shop I see a unique approach to solving an everyday problem. This time it was a shop full of big, heavy molds that were not sitting on pallets or blocks across the the floor. Instead, they were sitting on top of small, plastic feet.

Portable Color 3D Scanners Reliably Digitizes Data

Shining 3D adds a new line of handheld color 3D scanners, the EinScan H and HX, to its EinScan series portfolio. Both scanner lines integrate an additional light source for a broader range of applications and scanning requirements.
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Correlation-Free Measuring Cell Enables Real-Time Process Monitoring

Zeiss Industrial Quality Solutions introduces its Zeiss AICell trace, a dual, 7-axis robotic system that can be utilized in near-line, at-line or in-line applications.
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Integrated Set and Inspect Software for CNC Machines Adds Inspection Probing Sophistication

Takumi USA now offers Renishaw’s Set and Inspect software for the Fanuc control, enabling customers to add inspection probing to their machining process. 
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ALERT: An Unintended COVID Consequence

Are you experiencing unexpected oxidation and severe pitting on your molds and mold components? Well, it could be due to the additional cleaning the coronavirus has forced upon shops this year.

Automatic Spray Unit Enables Increased Personnel Safety

Slide Product’s Freedom spray unit responds to the need for increased personnel safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Automated 3D Optical CNC Measuring Machine Targets High Precision and Challenging Applications

The Walter Helideck 3D is United Grindings’ latest non-contact 4-axis machine that generates 3D models of tools and production parts for the most demanding of industries.