PT ZONE: Molds & Tooling

Haidlmair Is Looking for a U.S. Moldmaking Location
Austrian mold builder wants to set up shop here. More (+)
Relief for Hot Summer Toolrooms
DME thinks of your mold techs in the dog days of summer. More (+)


TOOLING: Updated CAD Software for Molds

Faster, easier to use software for designing molds.

TOOLING: New Mold Base Sizes, Mold Cleaners, Rust Preventatives

Larger frame sizes, and spray-on mold-maintenance chemicals.

TOOLING: Mold Connectors for Water & Power

Quick-connectors for water and rugged electrical junction boxes and plug connectors.

TOOLING: New Products for Hot Summer Toolrooms

Keep workers comfortable and productive.

TOOLING: Expanded Training in Hot-Runner Maintenance/Repair

Training course is doubled in length.

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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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