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Published: 11/10/2018

Waterjet Blasts Away 2D Tedium
A shop finds an alternative for work that does not require advanced CNC machining centers or high levels of moldmaking expertise.  

Published: 7/2/2018

Understanding Circle-Segment Milling Tools
The circle-segment cutter represents a class of milling tool in which the CAM software is key for using the tool effectively. Cutting profiles presented at the proper angles realize cycle-time reductions in contoured workpieces such as molds. A CAM ...

Published: 6/27/2018

Machining Technology Spotted at Amerimold 2018
Amerimold presents a range of mold production equipment, strategies and best practices. Here is some of the mold machining technology displayed at this year’s event, ranging from automation to CAD/CAM.

Published: 4/3/2018

Exploring Opportunities at Amerimold 2018
Educational and networking opportunities abound during the event for mold manufacturing. Included in your registration is access to technology talks, in-booth demonstrations and exhibits from more than 200 leading suppliers and manufacturers. Regist...

Published: 2/20/2018

Additive, Subtractive Methods Build Injection Mold for Better Temperature Control
An injection mold insert made with a combination of metal 3D printing and machining is capable of variotherm temperature control for improved part quality.

Published: 10/19/2017

A Day Makes a Difference in Changing Perceptions
Earnest efforts by shops like this one help spread Manufacturing Day’s message about the realities of modern manufacturing and the opportunities associated with a career in the field.

Published: 6/23/2017

Amerimold: Moldmaking's Biggest Show Captures Current Metalworking Technology
Many of the emerging developments and key trends in metalworking technology were represented at this show, making it a revealing cross-section of current advances.

Published: 3/1/2017

See More at Amerimold 2017
Registration is now open for the annual trade show. Though the venue is familiar, this year’s event is expanding its offerings for tool- and moldmakers.

Published: 10/11/2016

Mobile Measurement Pays Dividends
In addition to easing quality control on large parts, the ability to perform precision measurements virtually anywhere can boost overall manufacturing efficiency and provide critical data where none existed before.

Published: 10/27/2014

Where Do 3D-Printed Molds Make Sense?
Stratasys describes the capabilities and limitations of 3D “digital ABS” molds for making plastic parts through injection molding or blow molding.