TOOLING

Injection Molding

Dual-Zone Hot Sprue Bushing

Melt Design’s Equatemp line of hot sprue bushings now has a dual-zone model.

Injection Molding

Upgraded Simulation Package Adds Nozzle Zone & Conformal Cooling ‘Wizards’

Wizards assist conformal-cooling layout and simulation of melt compression in the nozzle in Moldex3D 2021.

Tooling

Virtual Mold Qualifications Become Reality

You might be able to add mold qualifications to the list of things forever changed by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how NyproMold responded.

Mold Maintenance

Heard of Design for Manufacture…How About Design for Maintenance?

Contract manufacturer Canon Virginia (yes, that Canon) used a webinar to introduce what it calls DFM2— Design for Manufacture and Design for Maintenance.
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Mold Simulation

Injection Molding Networking Software Adds Simulation Support

RJG’s Hub now supports Moldex 3D and Autodesk’s Moldflow/Insight injection molding simulation software.

Hot Runners

Oerlikon Acquires INGlass and its HRSflow Hot Runner Business

The Swiss maker of flow control components, including gear metering pumps, has acquired the Italian headquartered mold maker and its hot runner unit.

Injection Molding

How the Coronavirus Transformed Training

A pandemic accelerated necessary changes in how we train current and future generations of mold-manufacturing professionals.

Injection Molding

What You Need to Know About Blade Ejectors: Part 1

Follow these guidelines to prevent premature wear, flash and galling.

Injection Molding

Uniphase Doubles Size With $3 Million Expansion

The custom injection molder and moldmaker has completed a 25,000-ft2 expansion, bringing its facility in St. Charles, Ill. to 50,000-ft2.

Tooling

Novel External Latch Lock Design

DME says its patent-pending EZ-Latch Lock provides a long-lasting, reliable and easy-to-install lock for plate sequencing.