• PT Youtube
  • PT Facebook
  • PT Linkedin
  • PT Twitter
3/31/2015

TOOLING: Upgraded Mold Maintenance Software

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

New spare-parts inventory and hot-runner maintenance pages.

Moldtrax 6, the new (2014) release of software designed specifically for tracking the performance and maintenance of molds, was featured at NPE2015 by ToolingDocs, Ashland, Ohio. MT6 is said to be faster and has several new features. For example, inventory monitoring lets users see which spare parts are in stock. The new Hot Runner Specs tab in the TechTips section gives quick access to manifold maintenance and repair instructions, images, and specifications. A new Maintenance Alert report shows what preventive maintenance procedures are coming due (yellow), overdue (red), or done (green). And a Performance Dashboard is now available from the main screen that shows the current ratio of scheduled to unscheduled mold stops, and the number of molds in production and their maintenance status, based on cycles run.

RELATED CONTENT

  • How to Mount an Injection Mold

    Five industry pros with more than 200 years of combined molding experience provide step-by-step best practices on mounting a mold in a horizontal injection molding machine.

  • The Eight Stages of Mold Repair

    While the mold was still being disassembled, two “cleaners” began pulling tooling out of plates and putting them into buckets in preparation for a good scrubbing—and I mean a scrubbing.

  • Cleaning Molds: Part I

    More labor hours are spent cleaning mold plates and tooling than any of the other repair stages (disassembly, troubleshooting, or assembly) combined.

Resources