MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

How to Use Flushing to Clean Cooling Passages and Heat Exchangers

Six key questions to ask before investing in a flushing system.
#tips

Mold Maintenance Software Company Delivers Consulting, Certification Courses

MoldTrax offer moldmakers year-long ToolingDocs certification training courses and a maintenance capabilities assessment (MCA).
#education

Arc Welding System Automates Weld Program Creation

Trumpf has release the TruArc Weld 1000. Equipped with a cobot, the system provides an automated alternative for parts users typically weld manually.

Mold Cleaner Line Eliminates Chlorinated Solvents

Reformulation of Slide Products’ Mold Cleaner Plus Degreaser 4 mold care line is made better for workers and the environment at an affordable cost. 

Top-Loading, Electric Oven Heat Treats Components

Grieve’s top-loading oven features 6-inch insulated walls, 16-gauge aluminized steel interior and a bottom reinforced for 800-pound capacity.

Mold and Plate Supports Enhance Shop Floor Safety

Progressive Components offers RhinoFeet and RhinoToes, support pads that eliminate trip hazards, elevate molds and hot runner systems and can be easily stored. 
#safety

Intelligent Lifting Point Achieves Greater Load Weights

RUD ACP-TURNADO bolt diameters are offered in a range of new sizes for load weights up to 16 tons, expanding its application range.
#safety

What is Scientific Maintenance? Part 3

Part three of this three-part series explains how to use maintenance data, set targets and goals for improvement, and allow better, faster, and more accurate mold and part troubleshooting.

Free Webinar Today: Is Your Mold Maintenance Documentation Reactive, Basic, Average, Best Practice or World Class?

Find out in this free webinar that will not only review the changing mold maintenance landscape, explain the importance of a 4.0 culture, break down the 8 factors of mold performance, provide examples of “futile” work order systems, instruct how to create standard terms, it will also score your toolroom’s mold maintenance documentation strategies.  

What is Scientific Maintenance? Part 2

Part two of this three-part series explains specific data that toolrooms must collect, analyze and use to truly advance to a scientific maintenance culture where you can measure real data and drive decisions.

VIDEOS

Micro Welder Simplifies Mold and Die Repair

Rocklin’s MoldMender Micro Welder delivers simple and cost-effective mold and die repair in-house through a low heat, non-arcing welding process.

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.

Do You Know Your Toolroom's Mold Maintenance Documentation Score?

Does your toolroom have a Reactive, Basic, Average, Best Practice or World Class culture when it comes to collecting and using Industry 4.0-type mold maintenance documentation? Steve Johnson and Glenn Keith of MoldTrax will help you answer that question during this FREE webinar on March 30 at 2PM EST.

Free Webinar: Score Your Shop's Mold Maintenance Documentation

Mark your calendars to attend a free webinar on March 30 at 2PM EST that will help you score your shop’s Industry 4.0 mold maintenance documentation practices.

7 Ways to Simplify Mold Modifications

Creating new molds for every new iteration can be a resource-intensive exercise. Modifying existing molds can save time and money.

WEBINAR: How Does Your Toolroom Stack Up?

Free webinar on March 30 at 2PM EST offers live scorecard activity that will reveal your toolroom’s 4.0 Mold Maintenance Documentation Capabilities.  

February Technology Roundup: Digital-Only

February’s compilation of digital-only products/services covers maintenance and repair, software, cutting tools and automation category offerings.

What Is Scientific Maintenance? Part 1

Part one of this three-part series explains how to create a scientific maintenance plan based on a toolroom’s current data collection and usage.