PT ZONE: Molds & Tooling

New Culture, New Capabilities, New Challenges
Over the last few years, Henkel has not only transformed what its Richmond facility does, but also altered how it operates in terms of culture. More (+)
Two-Shot Molding and Tool Design
There are a few variations of the two-shot molding process, and each has implications for tool design. More (+)


Laser Welding Solutions Cover Range of Applications
MoldMaking Technology

LaserStar offers a variety of laser welding systems designed for a range of metal-joining, complex-assembly, automation and repair applications for both small workshops and large industrial manufacturers.

Micro-TIG Welder Developed for Mold and Die Repair
MoldMaking Technology

The Puk Power U4 precision welder from Gesswein was specifically developed for mold and die repairs.

Limited Edition Spotting Presses Celebrate Builder’s 60 Years
MoldMaking Technology

In celebration of its 60th anniversary, Millutensil has released a “Limited Edition” external design for all spotting press models, featuring a clean composition, next-generation touch-panel and ethereal LED lighting.

Do Scheduled PMs Really Work?
MoldMaking Technology

True preventive maintenance lies in accurately monitoring and counting issues and corrective actions over time.

Best Practices in Mold Maintenance and Repair
MoldMaking Technology

More complex molds have created a need for more complex maintenance and repair operations.

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Molds & Tooling


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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