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How to Map Mold Water Circuits

Prevent mold damage and maintain consistent part quality by using a mold mapping system that ensures consistent turbulent flow.

Plug-And-Play Mold Monitoring Provides Transparent, Efficient Processes

A plug-and-play mold monitoring device, which takes intelligence into the tool without the complexity often associated with Industry 4.0, helps mold owners who continue to struggle with monitoring their molds.  

Dynamic Mold Venting Valve Resolves Poor Cavity Venting

The DMS dynamic SGD mold venting valve allows air and resin gases to dissipate via a venting channel, ensuring the production of quality parts. 

Hot Runner Mold and Cable Checker Troubleshoots Mold System Failure

PCS Company’s Mold X Checker and Cable X Checker offerings detect open and shorted circuits and troubleshoots faulty temperature control cables respectively.
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Using Mold Release Agents to Maintain Mold Care

Running with this month’s sourcing guide, including today’s focus on mold maintenance, repair and surface treatment, MMT presents a deeper dive into some mold release agent suppliers and products. 
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2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Mold Maintenance, Repair & Surface Treatment

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 Mold Maintenance, Repair and Surface Treatment.
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How to Improve Tooling Supply Chain Transparency

An automated tooling supply chain management system will maximize efficiency, minimize risk and improve tooling supply chain transparency.
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2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: Inspection/Measurement

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 Inspection/Measurement.

Improve Overall Inspection with Automated Measurement

Automated shop floor inspection and measurement technologies are leading mold builders to smart manufacturing.

Versatile Grinding Machine Suitable for Multi-Process Grinding

Taiyo Koki, a DMG Mori company, introduces the Taiyo Koki CVG-6T grinding machine, which enables more precise tolerances and increased 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.

Laser Marking System Integrates into Wide Range of Production Lines

Foba introduces the Titus marking head, which can be integrated into a wide range of production lines due to its small format and tubular shape, as well as easy mounting with a clamping bracket and an optional supply line up to ten meters long.

Tool Mover Handles Heavy Molds Easily and Safely

Millutensil offers a tool mover that can handle heavy molds easily and safely.

Heavy Duty Box Furnace Used for Heat Treating Titanium

Grieve Corporation introduces an electrically-heated inert atmosphere heavy-duty box furnace, which can be used for heat treating titanium at the customer’s facility.

Diamond Compound Kits Provides Wide Thermal Processing Range

Moldmakers diamond compound is Boride Engineered Abrasives’ versatile yet cost effective diamond compound, available in convenient kits.

Centrifugal Disc Finishers Designed to Eliminate 80% of Handwork

In order to help manufacturers increase throughput, decrease cost and the increase quality of metal parts, Bel Air Finishing has developed centrifugal disc finishers.

3 Lessons Learned about On-Machine Inspection

A prototyping specialist shares its success with on-machine inspection that it believes can apply to many shops.