MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

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.
#safety

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. 

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.
#supplychain

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.
#tips #leadership

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.

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.

VIDEOS

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.

VIDEO: The Importance of Facility and Flow to Mold Repair and Engineering Changes

United Tool and Mold Owner Scott Phipps speaks with MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges about its new 60,000-square-foot facility dedicated to large mold repair and engineering changes, which has improved the company's competitiveness and their future plans for growth and improvement. 

How to Improve the Flow of Mold Repair and Engineering Changes

A new perspective on competition, training and workflow redefines this shop’s core competency in repair and engineering changes, and charges the team toward continuous improvement.

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.

Synthetic Grease Withstands High Mold Temperatures

Nanoplas adds a new product to its family of high-performance greases.

Descaling Cart and Solution Cleans, Coats and Prevents Corrosion in Cooling Lines

PCS Company, together with iD Additives, announces the environmentally friendly Eco-Pro 360 Descaler Cart and Solution.
#conformalcooling

Dry Ice Blaster Provides Versatility in Cleaning Applications

Cold Jet, LLC launches the PCS 60 dry ice blaster, which features the company’s patented particle control system.

Pump/Filter System Provides Fast, Eco-Friendly Rust Removal

iD Additives, Inc. introduces the newest addition to its Eco-Pro 360 line of rust removal and preventative products.

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.