Analyze Growth Trends In Mold Making

Mold making Index results between January and October of 2017 broke records with an average index reading of 55.8. By comparison, the last time the index experienced a comparable period of prolonged expansion was in 2014, when the average index reading from January to October was a respectable 53.8. […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

How to correctly select your cutting tool for machining

Strategies vary for staying focused on increasing profitability and for remaining competitive in today’s global economy. Machining is an essential process for the strategy of mold builders. […]

By |December 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

How to complete a mold project efficiently

Mold manufacturers are under pressure. Shocking revelation, right? End customers demand or even expect to see increasing levels of quality, accuracy and consistency. They apply pressure to shorten delivery lead times and lower the fee that manufacturers charge for their services. As if these demands were not difficult to meet already, a shortage of employees with the necessary skills to become productive quickly complicates the situation. However, successful mold manufacturers are employing software tools and the most productive mold design and manufacturing methods to alleviate this pressure. […]

By |November 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

How to Evaluate a Hot Runner System

Mold builders and injection molders have different requirements when it comes to hot runner systems. Mold builders are often concerned about price, delivery and quality, while the molder is concerned with operation, performance and ease of maintenance. […]

By |October 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Introduction to Audi Toolmaking

Toolmaking has always been one of Audi’s core competences, they are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is technically feasible to lay the foundation for our high‑quality car bodies and to remain globally competitive. […]

By |September 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CNC Requirements of Five-Axis Mold Machining

Understanding how data is processed helps to select the appropriate CNC control for a five-axis machine to optimize machining time, surface finish quality and workpiece accuracy. Here are five basic requirements a CNC control should meet: […]

By |August 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Data Processing of Five-Axis mold machining

Before examining CNC requirements, let’s review how data processing can influence a mold’s accuracy and surface quality. Here are four key influencers of data processing on the results of five-axis mold machining: […]

By |August 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Introduction to Five-Axis Machining control system in mold making

In today’s competitive moldmaking marketplace, some mold builders believe the industry’s required tolerances and surface finishes can no longer be achieved with electrodes. Instead, they rely on high-speed cutting of 3D surfaces, which not only meets the necessary tolerance and finish requirements, but can also streamline the manufacturing process and positively impact a shop’s bottom line. […]

By |August 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Welders should consider for mold and die steels

With every weld repair comes challenges with EDM recast layers, platings, coatings, steel types and filler rod choices. we’ll break down these problems and recommend repair procedures that welders should consider for mold and die steels. […]

By |July 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

How to secure an effective mold repair procedure

In most welding shops, there is a certain procedure for handling a mold from when it arrives for repair to when it is ready for a customer. At my company, it is a seven-step process that may require adjustments depending on whether we are using micro-TIG or laser welding. […]

By |July 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments