SURFACE TREATMENT

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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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.

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.

How to Improve 3D-Printed Conformal-Cooled Mold Insert Performance

Coated conformal cooling channels can prevent scaling and corrosion in injection molds, increasing heat transfer, improving performance, and reducing outages.
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Hands-On Laser Welding Machine Offers Versatility and Flexibility

Alliance Specialties and Laser Sales offers the ID1-Fiber, a hands-on laser welding machine.

Laser Welder Performs Internal Mold Repairs and Engineering Changes

M&M Tool and Mold LLC has expanded its customer-based capabilities with the addition of an ID1 450-watt fiber laser welder from Alliance Specialties.

Most Popular Cover Stories of 2019

MoldMaking Technology’s editorial advisors weigh in on their favorite cover stories of 2019.

How to Dramatically Increase Mold Life with the Right Coating

Injection mold components experience remarkable wear and tear as high-temperature polymers, often with abrasive and corrosive additives, are injected into the mold. A challenge is how to maintain the efficiency of the component that was witnessed during the first 10,000 cycles.  Maybe it just needs a little PVD.  

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Higher-Level Laser Mold Texturing

Eroded, sandblasted and chemically-etched mold textures are now 100-percent lasered at this Germany-based service provider.

Innovation Abounds at NPE2018

Here is a review of some notable moldmaking innovations and advancements on display at NPE2018.

Choosing the Right Beam Source for Your Laser-Welding Operation

Fiber laser technology is here, but is it the right solution for your operation? 

Hybrid Diamond Compound Soluble in Oil and Water

Gesswein announces its hybrid diamond compound, an enhanced compound which is both oil and water soluble.

Tech Trends: Maintain Your Molds

Here are some product from supplier companies Slide Products, Inc., Gesswein, Boride Engineered Abrasives and Cortec to help you maintain and treat the surfaces of your molds!

Rust Preventative Provides Corrosion Protection

Cortec developed EcoAir tool & die rust preventative to meet the needs of mold, tool and die manufacturers and end users.

Polishing Stone Kits Fit to Individual Finishing Needs

Boride Engineered Abrasives announces that it has added more polishing stone kits to its extensive list of polishing options.

Polishing System Reduces Finishing Time for Increased Productivity

Gesswein’s UltraMax mini ultrasonic polishing system enables users to polish ribs, slots and intricate details far faster than by hand.

2019 Technology Review: Mold Maintenance, Repair & Surface Treatment

MoldMaking Technology’s 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including mold maintenance, repair and surface treatment.