PT ZONE: Molds & Tooling

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Increasing pressure for ever-faster turnaround has made outsourcing this operation impractical for these three providers of mold repair and maintenance services.

The Everyday Mold Experience
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Maintenance and repair are critical to meeting manufacturing goals.

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Simply accessing monitoring data online, in real time, can help you address underperforming tools and build new ones when needed.

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The functional surfaces of Hasco’s Z170, Z171 and Z174 latch locking units feature a diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating designed to minimize friction and wear.

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OVERVIEW:
Molds & Tooling

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Used in all processes to give the melted plastic its final shape. The terms mold and tool generally refer to parts produced via injection or blow molding. Molds are generally made of tool steel, aluminum, copper and alloys. Mold components consists of components such as mold bases, pins, ejectors, lifters, bushings, guides and alignment devices. From this zone you can link to information on mold maintenance, mold simulation and CAD/CAM.


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