Exploring the: Die/Mold Machining Zone
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Webinar: Engineering Changes Made Easy
A free webinar on Wednesday, December 12 highlights tools to help shops master the process of engineering change orders.
Video: CT Scanning for Injection Molding
A mold maker discusses its experience with computed tomography scanning for inside and outside inspection of delicate molded parts.
Molten Spray Moldmaking
Rapid solidification creates mold and die tooling that is harder than heat treated components, within build times that are faster than machining.
The additive process that grew out of ultrasonic welding provides an efficient way to produce complex work, including parts with embedded components and even parts made from dissimilar metals.
Auto EDM Wire Changers Compete at the High End
Automatic EDM wire-change capability can improve efficiency and reduce costs for high-end tool and die work, especially parts with small internal radii.
A Big-Picture View of Micromachining
Matrix Tooling makes injection molds for components that have features you cannot see.
Redefining Plastics Manufacturing
When this company was solely an injection molder, job quantities had to be large. Now, with additive manufacturing, any quantity is right. The company's role and its range of customers have both expanded.
How Micromachining Patience Speeds Prototype Production
A molder of tiny, silicone components for the medical industry explains how a patient, conservative approach to micromachining enables it to deliver prototypes faster.
Micromachining Powder Metal on a VMC
By refining its micromachining process for powder metal tool steels, this shop has reduced production costs, lead times and secondary bench work for complex tooling components.
How Cameras Improve Capacity
Web cameras provide an inexpensive way to bring remote processes together, and to improve timing and confidence in unattended machining.