TOOLING PRODUCTS

Mold Simulation

Injection Molding: Store, Manage & Analyze Mold Simulation Data in the Cloud

Moldex3D iSLM helps manage, share and easily analyze large volumes of mold simulation data.

Mold Maintenance

Cycle Counter Line Expands

Progressive Components has introduced its CounterView cycle counter in left- and right-hand orientations, as well as a new high-temperature counter.

Tooling

Clamp Configuration Tool

Zero clamping systems can come preconfigured with fitting holes, eliminating a manufacturing step for mold plates.

Mold Maintenance

Tool Separator Eases Mold Service and Maintenance

RUD’s Tool Separator is said to require only five minutes and one person to complete the entire mold separation process.

Additive Manufacturing

3D-Printed Hot Runner Manifold

The additive manufactured Streamrunner hot runner system from Hasco eliminates sharp corners for improved melt flow.

Mold Simulation

Injection Molding Simulation Platform Launches

Altair says its Inspire Mold program provides a simulation-driven approach for injection molding design for manufacturing (DFM).

Electronics

Hot Runners: Valve Gate Nozzle Offers Greater Wear Resistance

Husky’s Ultra Helix 250 T2 targets small parts weights with difficult-to-access gate locations, promising less maintenance and more longevity.

Injection Molding

Injection Molding: Updated Mold-Filling Analysis Is 30% Faster

Coretech System of Taiwan says its new Moldex3D 2020 solver averages 30% faster calculations than the preceding R17 version with the same computing hardware.

Hot Runners

Hot Runners: Control for Hydraulic Needle Drives; Wear-Resistant Design for Abrasive Resins; and Specialized Film Insert Molding System

HRSflow has introduced a trio of developments, offering precision needle control in hydraulic systems, wear-resistant hot runners for filled resins, and a line targeting film insert molding (FIM), for the back molding capacitive films, for example.

Automotive

Injection Molding: Improved Flatness Analysis in Upgraded CAE Molding Simulation Package

More precise and quantitative flatness analysis of injection molded parts is possible with the new version of Moldex3D CAE molding simulation.