PT ZONE: Molds & Tooling

TOOLING: 3D Printed Molds & More Tooling News at NPE
Mold inserts made of plastic, larger mold bases, new pre-machined insulator sheets, and more. More (+)
TOOLING: Upgraded Mold Maintenance Software
New spare-parts inventory and hot-runner maintenance pages. More (+)


MOST RECENT CONTENT: Molds & Tooling

Tooling: Clearing Up the Mysteries Of Mold Texture

It’s a subject not widely understood by molders and it affects more than just part appearance.

At NPE: 3D Printed Molds

UV photopolymer produces short-run cavity inserts.

Heavy-Duty Ultrasonic Cleaning for Molds

Learn how much power it takes to clean dirty molds.

TOOLING: Magnetic Mold Clamps for Quick Tool Changes

Double magnets boost clamp force and temperature range.

TOOLING: Unscrewing Devices for Molds

Each device (single or twin) comes with its own hydraulic motor.

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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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Product Announcements

TOOLING: 3D Printed Molds & More Tooling News at NPE
DME Company 3/31/2015
TOOLING: Upgraded Mold Maintenance Software
3/31/2015
TOOLING: Magnetic Mold Clamps for Quick Tool Changes
Carr Lane Roemheld Mfg. Co. 3/5/2015
TOOLING: Unscrewing Devices for Molds
Superior Die Set Corp. 2/24/2015
TOOLING: Quick- Change Mold Clamps
Lenzkes Clamping Tools, Inc. 2/24/2015

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