TOOLING NEWS

LIM & LSR Molding

M.R. Mold & Engineering Completes Move to Larger Location

The California mold maker that specializes in tooling for liquid silicone rubber (LSR) completed the move into a new 23,000-ft2 space on March 31 amidst the coronavirus crisis.

Molds & Tooling

Metro Mold & Design Fast Tracks Face Shield Tool

The new mold was fabricated in just nine days compressing what’s normally a 6- to 8-week process.

Molds & Tooling

California Moldmaker Remains Open During Coronavirus Shelter in Place Order

M.R. Mold & Engineering, after consulting legal counsel, has determined its work is in support of “critical manufacturing”, which is exempt from the edict.

Tooling Know How

Solving Issues with Gloss

Your problem may be related to tooling, material, processing, or combinations thereof. Here’s how to find the root cause.
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Heating & Cooling

Cart & Pump/Filter System Mobilize Cooling-Passage Cleaning

iD Additives Inc., LaGrange, Ill., is featuring its new iD Eco-Pro 360 Cart with an integrated pump/filter system at PLASTEC West.

Injection Molding

Big Shoulders Capital Acquires Assets of DRS Industries

The Northbrook, Ill. based private equity firm, Big Shoulders Capital has acquired the 35-yr-old custom molder and moldmaker, which specializes in aluminum tooling.

Molds & Tooling

R&D Agreement Seeks to Advance Additive Manufacturing in Tooling

AddUp and Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced a $2.7 million cooperative R&D deal to advance laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology in toolmaking, including for conformal cooling.

Hot Runners

HRSFlow and RJG Pair Technologies for Advanced Process Control

By pairing HRS Flow’s servo-driven FLEXflow hot runner with RJG’s sensors and eDART controller, the collaborators say they’re able to sequence mold filling based on what’s actually happening in the tool vs. time or screw position.

Injection Molding

New Molding & Moldmaking Event in Mexico Finds Success in Launch

The inaugural Meximold drew nearly 4000 attendees to Querétaro from all segments of the injection molding and moldmaking supply chain, with dates set for 2020 as more than 90% of exhibitors renewed their participation.

Mold Maintenance

iD Additives Names PCS Company the Exclusive U.S. Distributor of Rust Removal System

Effective immediately, PCS is the exclusive distributor to injection molders and moldmakers in the U.S. for iD Additives’ iD Eco-Pro 360 rust removal systems.