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Published: 9/1/2019

Part 1: The Basics of Tapered Interlocks
Various types of interlocks are available to molders. Here, we discuss the oldest and most common types of interlocks—those with a tapered or angular shutoff.

Published: 7/1/2019

Part 2: Why Shoulder Bolts are Too Important to Ignore
Follow these tips and tricks for a better design.

Published: 6/1/2019

Shoulder Bolts: Why They’re Too Important to Ignore (Part 1)
These humble but essential fasteners used in injection molds are known by various names and used for a number of purposes.

Published: 5/1/2019

Where and How to Vent Injection Molds: Part 3
Questioning several “rules of thumb” about venting injection molds.

Published: 4/1/2019

Part 2: Back to Basics on Mold Venting
Here’s how to get the most out of your stationary mold vents.

Published: 3/18/2019

Part 1: Back to Basics on Mold Venting
Here’s what you need to know to improve the quality of your parts and to protect your molds.

Published: 2/1/2019

What You Should Know About Injection Mold Safety Straps
Every mold should have one in order to be safe and OSHA compliant.

Published: 1/1/2019

PART 2 OF 2: Tricks of the Trade on RTOs, RSOs
They have a lot more to offer molders than just shutting off a cavity. Let’s take a closer look.

Published: 11/30/2018

Tricks of the Trade on RTOs and RSOs
The more you know about these runner diverters and shutoffs, the more you’ll use them. Here’s how to put them to work in your mold..

Published: 10/1/2018

Tooling: Why Ejector Pins Break and How to Prevent It, Part 3
Here we focus on forces, friction, surface finish, and lubrication.